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Rapperswil-Jona or the town of roses is a picturesque Riviera located on the north of Lake Zurich. It offers its tourists beautiful sights, opportunities for sports and hiking and a rich taste of cultural life.
If you are an ardent lover of nature, book cheap flights to Rapperswil pronto. The place is highly adorned by roses. You can find every kind of rose here. Apart from the three major rose gardens, the flower also blooms in public places.
Its superior tourist infrastructure makes it absolutely convenient for tourists to travel around the town.
The town’s landmarks are the castle towers and the lake. Get cheap flights to Rapperswil if you wish to get a panoramic view of the Glarus Alps and Zurich Oberland from the castle-top. The several monasteries, chapels and churches in the place bear testimony to the old days. The old town, the lake promenade, different excursion opportunities make Rapperswil an ideal holiday spot for families.
The Lake Zurich area is the hub of scenic beauty and also offers a whole range of opportunities for fun and frivolity. Kids will have a great time visiting the Circus Museum and Knie’s Children’s Zoo. There are fun-rides for them at the zoo.
If you visit during summer, you can have a great time at the 700 m long toboggan in Atzmännig with your family. And in case you visit during winter, you can still have a good time skiing with your family at the ski region which has easy ski posts.
You can enjoy wellness treatments and water slides at Pfäffikon. If you are looking for a religious destination, you can visit Einsiedeln, a prominent pilgrim spot in Switzerland. The chief attraction of the place is a famous monastery.
The place also celebrates three major festivals which are worth witnessing. These are Rapperswil Literature Festival which is a spontaneous encounter between readers and writers; Blues’n’Jazz festival which is a open-air event that takes place during June and July in the old town of Rapperswil and, finally, Nighttime festival that takes place in August, once in every three years, by Zurich lake and attracts more than 150,000 spectators.
The hospitable and luxurious hotels in Rapperswil will take superior care of you and your family during your stay.