Best Day Trips from Zurich
Postcard-pretty cities, turquoise lake waters, and Alpine peaks are just some highlights of day trips from Zurich. Among the Swiss Alps lies Mount Rigi, a mountain almost completely surrounded by water and so beautiful is often depicted in works of art. Luzern attracts visitors for its mountain/lake beauty which is enhanced by the 14th-century Kapellbr├╝cke Bridge, and the Wasserturm water tower.

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The Abbey of Einsiedeln

The town of Einsiedeln, 35 minutes away from Zurich is an interesting stop on a day trip. The town is home to the Abbey of Eindsiedeln, a Benedictine monastery. In addition to its beautiful architecture, the abbey has its own stables, lumber mill, and college.

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by Colin Roohan
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AFAR Ambassadors are in-the-know bloggers who have a passion for experiential travel.

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