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Tourist attractions in Rapperswil Zurich Switzerland


Major tourist attractions in Schweizer Mittelland, Switzerland

The old –world, little town of Rapperswil is situated on the peninsula on the north side of Lake Zurich. Rapperswil has one of the well developed tourist infrastructure and is very well connected by all modes of public transportation. The town offers a great blend of sights, cultural activities, hiking, adventure sport opportunities and a Mediterranean holiday atmosphere to its visitors. The castle towers above the town and the Lake Zurich are the main highlights of Rapperswil. The castle offers a magnificent view from the Glarus Alps all the way to the Zurich Oberland. There are various en route churches, chapels and monasteries that bear the testimony to the past. Rapperswil is a major attraction among the children and families. It is also an embarkation point for regular ship services on Lake Zurich. The area around the Zurich enriched with natural beauty and among the major tourist attractions is the Knie’s Children Zoo and Circus Museum which are the most prominent one. In no other zoo the animals are as closed to the visitors as they are in children’s zoo in Rapperswil. It is an ideal destination for family on a day trip. In summers visitors can enjoy 700 meter long toboggan run on the nearby Atzmännig which is a great fun for family and children and is among the prominent centers of attraction for the visitors.

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