AICR Congress – Zurich 2018
St. Gallen

Rapperswil

Rhine Falls

Rheinfall Rheinfallquai 8212 Neuhausen am Rheinfall

+41 52 620 49 11

Lucerne

A boat trip on Lake Zurich

ZSG Rundfahrten Bürkliplatz 8001 Zürich

+41 44 487 13 33

The Panorama Trail: From Üetliberg to Felsenegg

8143 Uetliberg

+41 44 457 66 66



Nature and Region

St. Gallen

St. Gallen

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St. Gallen, the local capital of north-eastern Switzerland, is the heart of the region, providing every opportunity for cultural pursuits and leisurely shopping expeditions. The historic abbot’s territory with the magnificent baroque cathedral and the rococo library are UNESCO world heritage sites. Buildings by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava lend the historic townscape a highly modern look.

The narrow, winding streets of the old part of town, adorned with bay windows, are ideal for leisurely shopping and eating out in comfort. Wood panelled, old St. Gallen ‘Erststockbeizen’ (cosy restaurants on the first floor of houses in the old town), provide a diverse range of culinary delicacies from haute cuisine to hearty regional specialities.

Rapperswil

Rapperswil

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In addition to being a car-free medieval town, Rapperswil, the city of roses, has a great deal to offer namely a lovely bathing resort, a castle with a Polish museum, Knies children’s zoo, a wooden bridge to Hurden and much more. A visit to this picturesque town is definitely worth your while.

Rhine Falls

Rhine Falls

  • Rheinfall Rheinfallquai 8212 Neuhausen am Rheinfall
  • Phone: +41 52 620 49 11
  • www.rheinfall.ch

At 500 feet wide and 75 feet high, with an average 21,000 cubic feet of water per second, the Rhine Falls near Schaffhausen are Europe’s biggest. We recommend a boat tour in the falls basin over to Center Rock and further downriver.

Opening hours
Open on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Price

North bank

  • Free entry

South bank (incl. Laufen Castle)

  • Entrance – Regular CHF 5
  • Groups (from 20 persons) – CHF 3 / person
Lucerne

Lucerne

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Lucerne offers a diverse range of attractions for everyone: an Old Town with historical houses decorated with frescoes, Chapel Bridge with its Water Tower, the Lion Monument & Glacier Garden, a lakefront promenade on Lake Lucerne, Europe’s largest transportation museum, an IMAX film theater, the Culture and Convention Center Lucerne (KKL) and numerous museums.

Pilatus: Lucerne’s very own mountain, Pilatus, is one of the most legendary places in Central Switzerland. And one of the most beautiful. On a clear day the mountain offers a panoramic view of 73 Alpine peaks.

The mountain can be reached from Lucerne by gondola lift and aerial cable car and from Alpnachstad with the world’s steepest rack-railroad. Thus a special roundtrip tour is possible, involving journeys by paddle steamer, rack-railroad, aerial cable car and bus. The trip can be combined with various types of sports, hiking tours, or a visit to the summer toboggan run.

A boat trip on Lake Zurich

A boat trip on Lake Zurich

  • ZSG Rundfahrten Bürkliplatz 8001 Zürich
  • Phone: +41 44 487 13 33
  • www.zsg.ch

With a shoreline of 87.6 km a boat trip across Lake Zurich is a wonderful alternative to the classic way of sightseeing. You will receive a thorough impression of Zurich’s cityscape and catch a glimpse of the stately homes situated right on the lakeside.

There are many ways to navigate across the lake: The city of Zurich offers short and long boat trips and also themed trips with culinary offerings. If you prefer it a little more intimate, you may also rent your own boat. Nothing is more romantic than floating on Lake Zurich at sunset with your beloved ones while enjoying a glass of sparkling wine.

Price

Only CHF 5 with the ZürichCARD. More information.

The Panorama Trail: From Üetliberg to Felsenegg

The Panorama Trail: From Üetliberg to Felsenegg

Comfortably, and running according to a scheduled timetable, the Üetlibergbahn railway takes summiteers to Zurich’s 871 metre high local mountain. The alpine hike that follows is equally suited for families. And on Felsenegg the gondola lift waits to take you down to Adliswil, where the S-Bahn runs back to Zurich. But, hold on: Don’t miss the home-made apple strudel at restaurant Felsenegg!

Opening hours Open on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

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