is for the beautiful city of Rapperswil.  For a perfect day trip from Zurich, Rapperswil at the other end of Lake Zurich, boasts a magnificent castle towering above the old town, a beautiful rose garden underneath as well as a footbridge spanning the lake. Families with little children might also enjoy a visit to Knie’s Kinderzoo – a zoo that caters to little ones and is located on the lakeshore with beautiful views of the nearby mountains on the other side of the lake. 

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