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Zurich Old Town Walking Tour: 2-Hours

Zurich Old Town Walking Tour: 2-Hours

Discover Zurich’s fascinating Old Town and travel back through more than 2,000 years of history. Explore the winding alleys and hear legends of the city's foundation. Walk by the remains of the Roman baths, churches with monumental towers, and medieval guild houses on this 2-hour guided walk into the past. This tour through the Old Town is a rewarding journey of discovery for both visitors and locals. Come face to face with Zurich’s past and present through a selection of amazing buildings, stories, and anecdotes. You will be fascinated by the rich testimonies to bygone days which document the early international significance of the city.

Zürich: 2-Hour Sightseeing Bus Tour

Zürich: 2-Hour Sightseeing Bus Tour

Experience the unique city of Zürich on this exciting bus tour. See landmarks, such as the gorgeous Old Town and the Swiss National Museum, built in the style of a Renaissance chateau. Visit the Münsterhof square and adjacent guild houses on a short walk through the old town with your guide. See St. Peter's Church, which boasts the largest clock face in Europe, and learn something about the Fraumünster church's exciting history and architecture. Tour distinguished districts with stately mansions from another time and admire the popular Zürichberg recreational area. A further tour highlight is the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich, one of the highest-ranked engineering colleges in the world. Its most famous student was none other than Albert Einstein.

Zurich Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and Tour

Zurich Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and Tour

Get to know Zurich at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. An ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children. Can be used as a great team-building activity. Solve a location-based riddle at each attraction and unlock the next location you need to visit. Work as a team and use logic, imagination, observation, and problem solving to make your way around the city. Along the way, you can stop for a coffee, lunch, or a break at any time. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game. Learn interesting information about the city and the attractions and you can start playing any time. Start your tour of the Landesmuseum with unique exhibits about Swiss culture and civilization! Visit Bahnhofplatz with its magnificent statue and learn about Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, a man to whom we probably owe what we are today. Photograph Lindenhof with its unique aesthetic and admire the St. Peter church, the oldest church in Zurich. Then the Zurich Town Hall awaits you with its unique mix of styles. Lake Zurich will continue your beautiful journey into the heart of the city. Admire the unique Zurich Opera House with excellent acoustics! The Grossmünster will amaze you, while the old town of Zurich with its unique alleys will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour.

Zurich: Private Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Zurich: Private Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Your expert local city guide will show you the city's best parts, including many hidden secrets you can’t find easily on your own. On this walking tour will be able to see a lot of sightseeing points within a short timeframe. Apart from explaining the sightseeing points your guide can provide insight into the history and culture of the city and the country in general. The focus of this tour is to see the city like a local. However, this private tour can be customised according to your wishes. Sightseeing points to visit can be agreed upon in advance or discussed when meeting up. STANDARD sightseeing places we can easily visit during the tour are: • Bahnhofstrasse: the main shopping street, elegant and luxurious • Lindenhof hill: offers one of the best views over the old town • Münsterbrücke: one of the best places in the city to have your picture taken • Grossmünster: cathedral and most famous building in Zürich • Paradeplatz: the financial heart of Switzerland • Lakeside promenade (Bellevue square & Bürkliplatz square) • Niederdorf old town district Some examples of HIDDEN SECRETS we can visit: • Old botanical garden: an oasis of tranquillity in the heart of the financial district • Predigergasse: take pictures at one of the nicest alleys in Niederdorf old town district • University of Zürich: explore the main building that features an impressive courtyard • Library of the Law faculty: take a glass elevator & enjoy the stunning architecture by star architect Santiago Calatrava • ETH Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology): the best university in Switzerland with many famous alumni and several free museums • Polybahn cog railway: historic railway that connects the universities to the city centre • Augusto Giacometti Entrance Hall: an artwork of national importance that even many locals haven’t visited • Schanzengraben canal: stroll along this tranquil canal where locals relax during lunchbreak and feed the ducks • Schwimmbad Oberer Letten: check out the magnificent public swimming baths at River Limmat & cool down with a swim (optional) • Viaduct: explore the most innovative shopping street located under the arches of a train viaduct built in 1894 • Freitag Tower: climb the unique tower made of containers for a view over Zurich West (new part of town) • MFO Park: a brilliant example of the highest quality urban landscape architecture • Boat tour on River & Lake: take a boat ride on the tiny Limmat boats (boat ticket price not included) • Leisurely walk from Zoo to Rigiblick & Rigiblick cog railway: enjoy the best views of Zürich on the lake and the Alps (ticket price for railways not included) • Shop for the best quality Swiss chocolate Please note that visiting all the sightseeing places listed here is not guaranteed. How many places you can visit depends on the length of the tour booked and how much time you spend at each place. After booking you can discuss the detailed itinerary with your guide.

Zurich: Lindt Home of Chocolate, Lake Cruise Self-Guided

Zurich: Lindt Home of Chocolate, Lake Cruise Self-Guided

Begin your day trip from Zurich breathing in the fresh, Alpine air of the morning as you embark on a tour through the cobblestone streets of the Old Town (Altstadt), where the tales of the city's medieval past come to life. Marvel at the intricate architecture of the Grossmünster and St. Peter's Church, their history echoing through their ancient walls. Continue to the shores of Lake Zurich, where a serene boat ride awaits, offering panoramic views of the city against the backdrop of majestic mountains. Then, indulge in the culinary delights of Swiss cuisine, from decadent chocolates to savory richness, with a tour of the Lindt Home of Chocolate. Find the world's tallest chocolate fountain and attend hands-on workshops with chocolatiers. As the day unfolds, stroll along the Bahnhofstrasse, one of the world's most exclusive shopping streets, where luxury and elegance meet. Finally, arrive at the vibrant Zurich West district, where modern art and urban culture blend seamlessly with the city's historical charm.

Zurich: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Zurich: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour of the Landesmuseum with unique exhibits about Swiss culture and civilization! Visit Bahnhofplatz with its magnificent statue and learn about Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, a man to whom we probably owe what we are today. Photograph Lindenhof with its unique aesthetic and admire the St. Peter church, the oldest church in Zurich. Then the Zurich Town Hall awaits you with its unique mix of styles. Lake Zurich will continue your beautiful journey into the heart of the city. Admire the unique Zurich Opera House with excellent acoustics! The Grossmünster will amaze you, while the old town of Zurich with its unique alleys will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour. Download the ‘’World City Trail ‘’ app from the store. Then start your tour and enjoy!

Zurich: Escape Game and Tour

Zurich: Escape Game and Tour

Learn interesting facts about locations in Zurich with this smartphone app. Combine a city tour with the fun of a riddle solving game. Play the game by yourself, or with your teammates. Enjoy the challenge of solving riddles and puzzles at attractions like the Swiss National Museum. Try to solve a puzzle at this stunning museum which was built in the style of a French Renaissance city chateau. Complete riddles that range in difficulty to reveal the location of your next destination. Use the navigation feature in the app to easily locate your next destination. Have the freedom to stop or resume the game whenever you want. Explore the city at your own pace. Uncover educational information about each location as you play. You can start playing any time, the schedule is indicative. Start your tour of the Landesmuseum with unique exhibits about Swiss culture and civilization! Visit Bahnhofplatz with its magnificent statue and learn about Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, a man to whom we probably owe what we are today. Photograph Lindenhof with its unique aesthetic and admire the St. Peter church, the oldest church in Zurich. Then the Zurich Town Hall awaits you with its unique mix of styles. Lake Zurich will continue your beautiful journey into the heart of the city. Admire the unique Zurich Opera House with excellent acoustics! The Grossmünster will amaze you, while the old town of Zurich with its unique alleys will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour.

Zurich: Professional Photoshoot at the Best Spots

Zurich: Professional Photoshoot at the Best Spots

Capture your best photos at Zurich City's most iconic locations! This professional photoshoot tour is designed to provide you with an unforgettable experience and perfect photo opportunities in front of stunning locations in Zurich, Switzerland. I am absolutely confident that you will thoroughly enjoy every single moment of it! It is such an amazing choice for individuals, couples, families, or groups who want to create unforgettable memories and breathtaking photographs! As a professional photographer based in Zurich, I will not only guide you on how to pose but also share interesting stories about the places you visit during the photography session. After the session, the final high-resolution, edited, and retouched photos will be sent to you in a digital album within a week! I can't wait for you to see them and I'm sure you'll love them.

Zürich: Tour of the Past and Present day Zürich

Zürich: Tour of the Past and Present day Zürich

Welcome to Zurich, Switzerland – where the old meets the new in perfect harmony, and every cobblestone tells a story of centuries past. As we embark on this enchanting city tour, prepare to uncover not just the well-known landmarks but also the hidden secrets that make Zurich a treasure trove of surprises. Nestled on the picturesque shores of Lake Zurich and surrounded by the majestic Alps, Zurich is a vibrant blend of modern sophistication and timeless charm. Our journey begins in the heart of the Old Town, where medieval alleyways intertwine with lively squares. The Grossmünster, with its twin towers dominating the skyline, stands as a symbol of the city's rich history. However, our adventure doesn't stop at the iconic postcard views. Venture with us into the hidden gems of Zurich – the tucked-away courtyards and narrow passageways that reveal artistic enclaves and cozy cafes known only to the discerning locals. Discover the "Lindenhof," a tranquil hilltop park offering panoramic views of the city and a serene escape from the urban hustle. So, lace up your walking shoes, open your eyes wide, and join us on this journey through Zurich – a city where every step is an exploration, and every corner holds a secret waiting to be discovered.

Best of Zürich: A Self-Guided Audio Tour in English

Best of Zürich: A Self-Guided Audio Tour in English

This self-guided tour in English is available on the SmartGuide app that uses GPS for automatic audio play, even offline. - Install the SmartGuide app available on Android and iOS. - Use the TOUR LINK provided in the email after completing the reservation. - The tour link unlocks all English tours in Zurich for 1-month. - Keep your phone in your pocket and pause as desired. ─── Discover Zurich's secrets and landmarks with a self-guided tour using the SmartGuide App. Learn about Zurich's past and explore its alleyways and squares, all at your own pace. Walk through the old town, uncover fascinating history, marvel at the largest clock face in Europe, and discover the city's rulers. This self-guided audio tour lets you pause, repeat, and immerse at your leisure, guided by GPS and map for an unforgettable Zurich experience. A self-guided tour itinerary ─── - Start your Zurich adventure at Rudolf-Brun-Brücke, where the city's story bridges old and new. - Discover Schipfe's riverside charm and its historical trading past. - Soak in panoramic views from Lindenhof, a testament to Zurich's Roman and medieval history. - Marvel at St. Peter's Church, home to Europe's largest clocks. - Wander through Marktgasse, the heart of Niederdorf, bustling with Zurich's lively restaurant and bar scene. - Experience tradition at Schwarzenbach, a sensory journey through a century-old family business. - Visit Fraumünster to see Marc Chagall's windows and learn about the convent's influential history. Admission and Opening Hours ─── - Remember that some attractions may require optional entry fees for in-depth exploration, which are not included in the tour reservation. - Before embarking on the tour, please verify the opening hours of the included sights. We suggest to take the tour between 10 am and 5 pm.

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Mauro was a great guide. He showed us some great hidden places and told us lots of interesting stories. The price was really good for 2 hours 👍🏻

Nice selection of sights. Professional guide (Andrea) Informative and answered questions. Clearly recommended to get to know the city better.

Alicia was amazing! We wouldn’t be able to know about so many hidden gems without her. Highly recommended!

Andrea does a great guide shop, with good, short explanations and a good sense of humor.

What a great way to say hello to Zurich. Ana was a wonderful guide.