Lindenhof and the Old City - this spot provides a glorious view of the Old Town, Grossmünster Church, City Hall, the Limmat river, the university and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. In the 4th century a Roman fort stood on Lindenhof and in the 9th century the grandson of Charlemagne built a regal palace as place of residence on the very same site. This area continued to be a place for gatherings for Zurich’s inhabitants right up to the beginning of the modern era. For example, the oath sealing the Helvetic Constitution was taken on the Lindenhof in 1798.
Jucker Farm - Jucker Farm offers an oasis of relaxation with a wonderful view of Lake Pfäffiker and the mountains. Various attactions enable visitors to experience agriculture up close. In the atmospheric farm store, locally grown products are the basis of the meals. Switzerland’s largest pumpkin exhibition takes place from the beginning of September to the beginning of November.
Rhine Falls - across a width of 150 meters (492 feet) and a height of 23 meters (75.5 feet), 600 m³ (21,189 cubic feet) of water plunge over the falls in the summer. An adventure path with elevator from Laufen Castle to the outlook platforms enable unobstructed views of this spectacle of nature. The Rhina Falls are approximately a 40 minute drive from Zurich and just along the river from Stein am Rhein.