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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Travel Preparation: One can easily plan entire Swiss trip on his own. I preferred planning my Swiss trip on my own rather than opting for a prescribed tour package from travel agents because tour packages were not flexible and were lot confusing with various exclusions,...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 October 2012

Water with gas - when buying a small carafe of mineral water and you get hit with a price of €23.50 I can not believe the price and if Swiss transport want overseas tourists to pay this price and return to Zurich - we won't...More

11  Thank Greynomad-Travellers
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It’s beautiful but could have been better if it’s less cloudy and a brief explanation of the background of each town stopover.

Thank HongXin
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the best places of Switzerland to feel free.One of other advantages was seeing many people running there near to water.Good weather also.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There are many places to sit by the lake in Zurich!! We got a pretzel and ate it on some benches and people watched!! It’s a bit chilly in November but still enjoyable if you are dressed accordingly!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Take a Day Tour of this Famous Lake and Enjoy the Surrounded Panoramic Views of Natural Beauty of Swiss Alps, Best Trip

2  Thank CoinsExplorer
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Right in the middle of the city! Such a big and beautiful lake, surprisingly clean water with lots of fish, birds!!! Nice to come in the evening too, because it is peaceful and magic with the lanterns are the lake, and with the lights of...More

Thank Navigate390601
Reviewed 6 days ago

such a wonderful trip around lake Zurich. Food and drinks are served if you so desire and the staff are very attentive. You will not find a cleaner toilette anywhere than here on the ferry ! we chose to sit outside and just relax and...More

Thank Wanderer450836
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm originally from Zurich, but lived for many years abroad. It is always a treat to come back to "my city" and enjoy the sheer beauty of the lake. Swimming in the summer is fantastic.

1  Thank swissmgm
Reviewed 1 week ago

A short walk from the main train station, there is something quite intriguing about Lake Zurich, also known as the Zurichsee. It is quite big.

Thank SyddCasino
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a beautiful lake that also offers various boat rides. Must go for a boat ride and also randomly get off on one of the stops to explore another area. Can get back on the next boat to continue the ride. Don’t miss out the...More

1  Thank Passport379740
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mt.Pilares tour by land, sea and cable was great. i would definetly recommend this tour. The top of Mt.Pilates cafe was a fun place for lunch and wine.

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Pitterpatti727
21 September 2018|
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Response from Preraccoon | Reviewed this property |
People were swimming in the lake in September but not in wetsuits.
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memerez
15 May 2018|
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Response from RolandC1971 | Reviewed this property |
River boat from Landesmuseum and Lake boat (small trip only) from Bürkliplatz. 🚤🛥
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Cato1111
21 December 2017|
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Response from Deena63 | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry. I only saw your question today You can walk there. We stayed at Hotel Bellerive AU Lac on Bellerivestrasse and often walked into the city. Zurichorn is is about that distance again from the SwemBad All level... More
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