Half Day Tour to Rapperswil, a Fairy Tale Swiss Town

Private tour from Zurich to a 13 th century medieval castle located in a historic old town also known as the picturesque city of roses. Enjoy the best scenery in a guided tour along the shores of Lake Zurich.

Depart from your Zurich hotel in a private V Class Mercedes and embark on the Tour to Rapperswil, a Fairy Tale Swiss Town. Experience a relaxing 40-minute ride as your Rapperswil tour begins. Delight in a guided walking tour of this inviting, beautiful, and historical city within the Swiss Riviera, at your own comfortable pace. Reach the castle’s terrace and enjoy a panoramic view from the town’s highest point, encompassing rooftops, harbor, mountains, and the lake. Unwind as you take in the picturesque vistas of the town’s surroundings.

Rapperswil is a beautiful medieval town at the south end of lake Zurich. Its prominent medieval castle is home to a Polish Museum that can be visited upon request. Then we will head to the rose gardens where you can admire 600 types of roses (in the summer).

Rapperswil is visited by locals, thus being off the beaten tourist track. You will get to enjoy a typical Swiss town in its pure essence and will be able to slow down and appreciate the calm. This tour is ideal for those who enjoy historical cities and the best sceneries but don’t have much time available.

Our guide will photograph you and your family along the tour providing outstanding images and the best memories! Upon request, we can also tailor your trip for special needs.

Reservation and Payment Process:

To confirm the tour price, please provide the number participants on the data fiel on the right side. The value above will then update automatically.

To begin your reservation process, kindly provide the necessary details for the trip. Following that, we will promptly send you an email confirming the availability of dates. Subsequently, a secure payment link will be provided for you to make a 20% down payment and secure the selected date. This down payment serves as a financial guarantee in case of client cancellation. The remaining payment can be made on the day of the tour, either by credit card or in cash. Please be aware that we can only confirm your reservation upon receipt of the 20% down payment. If you wish to cancel the tour, you can do so up to 30 days prior to the tour date and receive a full refund.

For more tour options and variety of experiences, we invite you to explore our selection on our website: Swiss Xplorer. Discover the possibilities and create unforgettable memories of your journey through Switzerland.


  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • WiFi
  • Water
  • Meals

Tour Plan


Duration: 3 to 4 hours

Time of the year: all year

Tipe of Tour: Half Day Tour 

Maximum guests: 7 (for large group, please contact us)




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