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Zürich: City Tour, Cruise, and Lindt Home of Chocolate Visit

Zürich: City Tour, Cruise, and Lindt Home of Chocolate Visit

Climb aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned coach and enjoy a scenic drive through the Zürichberg district with views of the city, the lake, and the Alps. See the highlights of Zürich, such as the castle-like National Museum, the shopping avenue of Bahnhofstrasse, and the famous financial district. Stop at the picturesque harbor of Enge and enjoy the beautiful vistas of the crystal-clear Lake Zürich. Continue past the Zürich Opera House and go into the Zürichberg district. Admire numerous mansions that reflect the glorious past, and take in the panoramas of the lake and the snow-covered Alps before going to the university quarter. See buildings such as the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZürich) and the Zürich Museum of Art. Enter the Old Town to learn Zürich's history during an entertaining stroll through the medieval streets. See the patriarchal guild houses, Zürich Town Hall, and Europe's largest clock face on the Romanesque church of St. Peter. See the imposing cathedral of Grossmünster, and look at the Fraumünster church, whose stained-glass windows are by Marc Chagall. Take a 30-minute boat cruise on the pristine waters of Lake Zürich, then stroll along the shore to the newly-opened Lindt Home of Chocolate. See the world’s tallest free-standing chocolate fountain and join an audio-guided tour of the museum, followed by an unlimited chocolate tasting. Browse the gift shop before returning to Zurich Main Station. Ride the trolleybus and tramway to get familiar with Zurich's public transportation system. While your tour ends here, your 24-hour ticket allows you to continue exploring the town like a local and make use of public transportation.

Zurich: City Bus Tour with Audio Guide and Lake Cruise

Zurich: City Bus Tour with Audio Guide and Lake Cruise

Take advantage of a combo ticket that combines a sightseeing bus tour and a scenic cruise along Lake Zurich. See the best of Zurich, including the National Museum and the Kunsthaus, onboard an air-conditioned bus and navigate past beautiful lakeside villas. Climb aboard your bus to travel along the famous Bahnhofstrasse and the banking center toward the lake to view the snowcapped mountains. Admire part of the old town with its magnificent houses and St. Peter, Grossmünster, and Fraumünster churches. Pass by the university quarter and the residential area of Zürichberg, the National Museum, and the Kunsthaus. Listen to detailed commentary about the city's fascinating history and culture. Take incredible pictures at the most scenic viewpoints during a short photo stop. Following your city tour, board a modern lake ship at the Bürkliplatz piers. Relax on board while passing picturesque villages and stately villas. Enjoy the fresh lake air and gorgeous city views in one direction, and the snow-covered mountain in the other. End your adventure back at Bürkliplatz.

Zurich: Open Top Bus Sightseeing Tour

Zurich: Open Top Bus Sightseeing Tour

Zurich Open Tour operates all year round. See the essential points of interets of the city. Discover Zurich in all its aspects with this sightseeing tour that takes you on a visit to the city of Zurich: the world center of the banking sector located in the north of Switzerland. The city tour will take you to discover the main tourist attractions, passing through numerous parks, museums and historic squares. Take advantage of this tour to discover the beauty of Lake Zurich as well as its historic center and its mild climate.

Zürich Card: Save on Attractions, Transport, and Dining

Zürich Card: Save on Attractions, Transport, and Dining

Explore Zurich with a ticket for day visitors who want to include a visit to a museum or an excursion to a local recreation area (Uetliberg-Felsenegg or Lake Zurich) on their trip. The ticket is also valid between the airport and the city center. Enjoy Zurich to the fullest and save at the same time. The principle is very simple. When you purchase a Zürich Card you save on transportation, admissions, dining, souvenirs, and more. The Zürich Card is valid for either 24 or 72 hours, and is available at a discount for children between the ages of 6 and 16. When you explore the sights of beautiful Zurich with your Zürich Card you receive great benefits and savings. Enjoy free rides on trams, buses, trains, and boats. Your card is also valid on the cableways in Zurich and the surrounding area. You get free admission to most museums in the city and delicious surprises at special restaurants in Zurich. You will reap the rewards of a 10% discount at 16 traditional and urban shops in the city, and save on souvenirs and tours offered by Zürich Tourism. When you use the Zürich Card you save as you stay and play. Don’t miss out on the unbeatable savings and perks that the Zürich Card offers: zuerichcard.com

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: City Top Attractions Tour by Bus with Audio Guide

Zurich: City Top Attractions Tour by Bus with Audio Guide

See the best of Zurich onboard a reinvented Trolley, an air-conditioned Panorama bus that takes you on a round trip to the sights of Switzerland’s most populous city. Listen to detailed commentaries in one of the eleven languages available, and learn about the fascinating history and culture this beautiful city has to offer. Travel along the famous Bahnhofstrasse and the banking center to the lake with a view of the snowcapped mountains, see part of the old town with its magnificent guild houses and the churches St. Peter, Grossmünster and Fraumünster. Pass by the university quarter and the residential area Zürichberg, the National Museum and the Kunsthaus. Take unforgettable pictures at the most scenic viewpoints during a short photo stop.

Zurich: Rhine Falls and Best of Zurich City Full-Day Tour

Zurich: Rhine Falls and Best of Zurich City Full-Day Tour

Marvel at Europe’s largest waterfall on a combined scenic and city tour of Zurich and the Rhine Falls in northern Switzerland. Drive through the farming village of Marthalen. Admire its old houses, the 16th-century Munot Fortress, and pass vineyards. Visit the Rhine Falls at Laufen Castle and marvel at the landscape that dates back to the Ice Age. In summer, take an optional boat ride to the heart of the Rhine Falls and enjoy the sights from viewing platforms. Return to Zurich and enjoy 2 hours at leisure for lunch to come back for a guided tour of the Old Town. See Europe’s largest clock face at St. Peter’s Church and the Swiss National Museum. Admire the Grossmünster church and the Fraumünster church with its impressive stained-glass windows by Marc Chagall. After a stop at Lake Zurich, continue to the Zürichberg district to see the stately mansions of the old aristocracy. Continue to the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, one of the highest-ranked engineering colleges in the world, where past alumni include Albert Einstein.

Zurich: Audio Guided City Tour and Train to “Top of Zurich”

Zurich: Audio Guided City Tour and Train to “Top of Zurich”

Take advantage of a combo ticket that combines a sightseeing bus tour and train trip up to ‘Top of Zurich’. See the best of Zurich on board a reinvented Trolley, an air-conditioned Panorama bus that takes you on a round trip to the sights of Switzerland’s most populous city. Listen to detailed commentaries in one of the eleven languages available, and learn about the fascinating history and culture this beautiful city has to offer. Travel along the famous Bahnhofstrasse and the banking center to the lake with a view of the snowcapped mountains. See part of the old town with its magnificent guild houses and the churches St. Peter, Grossmünster and Fraumünster. Pass by the university quarter and the residential area Zürichberg, the National Museum and the Kunsthaus. Take unforgettable pictures at the most scenic viewpoints during a short photo stop. Onboard the Uetlibergbahn and travel on the steepest standard-track railway in Switzerland to the “Top of Zurich”, the Uetliberg (871 m above sea level). A short walk brings you to the summit and the lookout terrace next to the hotel restaurant Uto Kulm. Enjoy from here a fantastic view over the city, lake, forests and hills, to the white peaks of the Alps. The platform of the viewing tower at 900-meters above sea level offers the best view.

The Dark Side of Zurich: Self-Guided Audio City Tour

The Dark Side of Zurich: Self-Guided Audio City Tour

Go to Paradeplatz and plug in your headphones. Take out your smartphone and listen to the audio guide. See places, where Zurich executioners lived, and find out the salary they received. Discover the place where those accused of witchcraft were tortured, and hear about a woman who was tortured 15 times during 26 days. Go to the Fraumünster church, and listen about its stained glass windows by Marc Chagall, which depict the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Visit a monument to Hans Waldmann, executed in 1489, and learn about his life, and death in Zurich. Walk to the Water Church to learn about the brother and sister who were beheaded for their faith. See the Grossmünster, a church, which is considered to be one of the most famous landmarks in Zurich. Discover the place where guidance on how to recognize and torture a witch was available. Continue to the house of a wealthy Zurich woman who was executed for witchcraft to learn her story. Visit the former place of the pillory. Ramble to the house of a judge who worked during the peak time of the witch-hunt, and learn the story of his revenge. Learn about medieval prosecutions. See the square where the announcement of death sentences took place. Witness a memorial plate at the site where people were executed by drowning. Walk to the house where the baker who gave people their last glass of wine lived. Discover the place where those going to executions exited the city, and understand where they were burned and hanged.

Zurich: Hot Stone Barbecue eTukTuk Tour

Zurich: Hot Stone Barbecue eTukTuk Tour

Discover Zurich in the company of a local driver and treat yourself to culinary delights on board. The tour with the eTukTuk starts at Europaallee and leads directly to our gastro partner. The menu including wine is served there. The culinary city tour takes you with your local chauffeur/guide through the historic old town and the most beautiful corners of Zurich. Enjoy a delicious stone-roasted beef fillet steak and a red wine as you get to know the city of Zurich from a unique perspective. The tour offers a great overview of the beautiful Limmat city. Experience top-class cuisine on three wheels!

Grossmünster: Our most recommended tours and activities

Zürich: City Tour, Cruise, and Lindt Home of Chocolate Visit

Zürich: City Tour, Cruise, and Lindt Home of Chocolate Visit

Climb aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned coach and enjoy a scenic drive through the Zürichberg district with views of the city, the lake, and the Alps. See the highlights of Zürich, such as the castle-like National Museum, the shopping avenue of Bahnhofstrasse, and the famous financial district. Stop at the picturesque harbor of Enge and enjoy the beautiful vistas of the crystal-clear Lake Zürich. Continue past the Zürich Opera House and go into the Zürichberg district. Admire numerous mansions that reflect the glorious past, and take in the panoramas of the lake and the snow-covered Alps before going to the university quarter. See buildings such as the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZürich) and the Zürich Museum of Art. Enter the Old Town to learn Zürich's history during an entertaining stroll through the medieval streets. See the patriarchal guild houses, Zürich Town Hall, and Europe's largest clock face on the Romanesque church of St. Peter. See the imposing cathedral of Grossmünster, and look at the Fraumünster church, whose stained-glass windows are by Marc Chagall. Take a 30-minute boat cruise on the pristine waters of Lake Zürich, then stroll along the shore to the newly-opened Lindt Home of Chocolate. See the world’s tallest free-standing chocolate fountain and join an audio-guided tour of the museum, followed by an unlimited chocolate tasting. Browse the gift shop before returning to Zurich Main Station. Ride the trolleybus and tramway to get familiar with Zurich's public transportation system. While your tour ends here, your 24-hour ticket allows you to continue exploring the town like a local and make use of public transportation.

Zurich: City Bus Tour with Audio Guide and Lake Cruise

Zurich: City Bus Tour with Audio Guide and Lake Cruise

Take advantage of a combo ticket that combines a sightseeing bus tour and a scenic cruise along Lake Zurich. See the best of Zurich, including the National Museum and the Kunsthaus, onboard an air-conditioned bus and navigate past beautiful lakeside villas. Climb aboard your bus to travel along the famous Bahnhofstrasse and the banking center toward the lake to view the snowcapped mountains. Admire part of the old town with its magnificent houses and St. Peter, Grossmünster, and Fraumünster churches. Pass by the university quarter and the residential area of Zürichberg, the National Museum, and the Kunsthaus. Listen to detailed commentary about the city's fascinating history and culture. Take incredible pictures at the most scenic viewpoints during a short photo stop. Following your city tour, board a modern lake ship at the Bürkliplatz piers. Relax on board while passing picturesque villages and stately villas. Enjoy the fresh lake air and gorgeous city views in one direction, and the snow-covered mountain in the other. End your adventure back at Bürkliplatz.

Zurich: Open Top Bus Sightseeing Tour

Zurich: Open Top Bus Sightseeing Tour

Zurich Open Tour operates all year round. See the essential points of interets of the city. Discover Zurich in all its aspects with this sightseeing tour that takes you on a visit to the city of Zurich: the world center of the banking sector located in the north of Switzerland. The city tour will take you to discover the main tourist attractions, passing through numerous parks, museums and historic squares. Take advantage of this tour to discover the beauty of Lake Zurich as well as its historic center and its mild climate.

Zürich Card: Save on Attractions, Transport, and Dining

Zürich Card: Save on Attractions, Transport, and Dining

Explore Zurich with a ticket for day visitors who want to include a visit to a museum or an excursion to a local recreation area (Uetliberg-Felsenegg or Lake Zurich) on their trip. The ticket is also valid between the airport and the city center. Enjoy Zurich to the fullest and save at the same time. The principle is very simple. When you purchase a Zürich Card you save on transportation, admissions, dining, souvenirs, and more. The Zürich Card is valid for either 24 or 72 hours, and is available at a discount for children between the ages of 6 and 16. When you explore the sights of beautiful Zurich with your Zürich Card you receive great benefits and savings. Enjoy free rides on trams, buses, trains, and boats. Your card is also valid on the cableways in Zurich and the surrounding area. You get free admission to most museums in the city and delicious surprises at special restaurants in Zurich. You will reap the rewards of a 10% discount at 16 traditional and urban shops in the city, and save on souvenirs and tours offered by Zürich Tourism. When you use the Zürich Card you save as you stay and play. Don’t miss out on the unbeatable savings and perks that the Zürich Card offers: zuerichcard.com

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: City Top Attractions Tour by Bus with Audio Guide

Zurich: City Top Attractions Tour by Bus with Audio Guide

See the best of Zurich onboard a reinvented Trolley, an air-conditioned Panorama bus that takes you on a round trip to the sights of Switzerland’s most populous city. Listen to detailed commentaries in one of the eleven languages available, and learn about the fascinating history and culture this beautiful city has to offer. Travel along the famous Bahnhofstrasse and the banking center to the lake with a view of the snowcapped mountains, see part of the old town with its magnificent guild houses and the churches St. Peter, Grossmünster and Fraumünster. Pass by the university quarter and the residential area Zürichberg, the National Museum and the Kunsthaus. Take unforgettable pictures at the most scenic viewpoints during a short photo stop.

Zurich: Rhine Falls and Best of Zurich City Full-Day Tour

Zurich: Rhine Falls and Best of Zurich City Full-Day Tour

Marvel at Europe’s largest waterfall on a combined scenic and city tour of Zurich and the Rhine Falls in northern Switzerland. Drive through the farming village of Marthalen. Admire its old houses, the 16th-century Munot Fortress, and pass vineyards. Visit the Rhine Falls at Laufen Castle and marvel at the landscape that dates back to the Ice Age. In summer, take an optional boat ride to the heart of the Rhine Falls and enjoy the sights from viewing platforms. Return to Zurich and enjoy 2 hours at leisure for lunch to come back for a guided tour of the Old Town. See Europe’s largest clock face at St. Peter’s Church and the Swiss National Museum. Admire the Grossmünster church and the Fraumünster church with its impressive stained-glass windows by Marc Chagall. After a stop at Lake Zurich, continue to the Zürichberg district to see the stately mansions of the old aristocracy. Continue to the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, one of the highest-ranked engineering colleges in the world, where past alumni include Albert Einstein.

Zurich: Audio Guided City Tour and Train to “Top of Zurich”

Zurich: Audio Guided City Tour and Train to “Top of Zurich”

Take advantage of a combo ticket that combines a sightseeing bus tour and train trip up to ‘Top of Zurich’. See the best of Zurich on board a reinvented Trolley, an air-conditioned Panorama bus that takes you on a round trip to the sights of Switzerland’s most populous city. Listen to detailed commentaries in one of the eleven languages available, and learn about the fascinating history and culture this beautiful city has to offer. Travel along the famous Bahnhofstrasse and the banking center to the lake with a view of the snowcapped mountains. See part of the old town with its magnificent guild houses and the churches St. Peter, Grossmünster and Fraumünster. Pass by the university quarter and the residential area Zürichberg, the National Museum and the Kunsthaus. Take unforgettable pictures at the most scenic viewpoints during a short photo stop. Onboard the Uetlibergbahn and travel on the steepest standard-track railway in Switzerland to the “Top of Zurich”, the Uetliberg (871 m above sea level). A short walk brings you to the summit and the lookout terrace next to the hotel restaurant Uto Kulm. Enjoy from here a fantastic view over the city, lake, forests and hills, to the white peaks of the Alps. The platform of the viewing tower at 900-meters above sea level offers the best view.

The Dark Side of Zurich: Self-Guided Audio City Tour

The Dark Side of Zurich: Self-Guided Audio City Tour

Go to Paradeplatz and plug in your headphones. Take out your smartphone and listen to the audio guide. See places, where Zurich executioners lived, and find out the salary they received. Discover the place where those accused of witchcraft were tortured, and hear about a woman who was tortured 15 times during 26 days. Go to the Fraumünster church, and listen about its stained glass windows by Marc Chagall, which depict the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Visit a monument to Hans Waldmann, executed in 1489, and learn about his life, and death in Zurich. Walk to the Water Church to learn about the brother and sister who were beheaded for their faith. See the Grossmünster, a church, which is considered to be one of the most famous landmarks in Zurich. Discover the place where guidance on how to recognize and torture a witch was available. Continue to the house of a wealthy Zurich woman who was executed for witchcraft to learn her story. Visit the former place of the pillory. Ramble to the house of a judge who worked during the peak time of the witch-hunt, and learn the story of his revenge. Learn about medieval prosecutions. See the square where the announcement of death sentences took place. Witness a memorial plate at the site where people were executed by drowning. Walk to the house where the baker who gave people their last glass of wine lived. Discover the place where those going to executions exited the city, and understand where they were burned and hanged.

Zurich: Hot Stone Barbecue eTukTuk Tour

Zurich: Hot Stone Barbecue eTukTuk Tour

Discover Zurich in the company of a local driver and treat yourself to culinary delights on board. The tour with the eTukTuk starts at Europaallee and leads directly to our gastro partner. The menu including wine is served there. The culinary city tour takes you with your local chauffeur/guide through the historic old town and the most beautiful corners of Zurich. Enjoy a delicious stone-roasted beef fillet steak and a red wine as you get to know the city of Zurich from a unique perspective. The tour offers a great overview of the beautiful Limmat city. Experience top-class cuisine on three wheels!

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Overall rating

4.5
(429 reviews)

Great trip! I had 9 hrs of layover in Zürich and wanted to explore the city, the tour covered everything in such short time of the layover, it was 5.5 hrs so it was perfect to still have time to go back to the airport as I needed 3 hours for the airport. The tour guide Natalia was EXCEPTIONAL great Charisma and very caring person, she helped me to go back to the airport and offered to take the boat and tram back with her so she can show me the train station going to the airport - so helpful!! I highly recommend to take the tour as it will take more time and more money if I try to do it on my own. First it was the bus tour which covered all the sightseeing spots then it was a nice walk in old town then the boat to Lindt chocolate factory.. we spend good time at Lindt tasting the chocolate. Also the Lindt factory have good restaurant there for lunch. Overall Highly satisfied!!

Me and my parents had a very good time on this tour. The bus at the start along with the walking tour was quite informative. The boat trip across the lake was a lovely way to travel to the Lindt home of chocolate. The Lindt factory itself was great. We loved the chocolate fountains that you could try, the bars of chocolate that you can try and it was a nice treat in the end to take a flavour of each sweet Highly recommend

It was a good way to become familiar with the city of Zurich. We saw a lot of places we did not know about. The chocolate factory was very interesting. It makes eating chocolate that much better. On the walking tour, unless you were standing right next to the guide, you cannot hear most of what they had to say. It was still worth the money and I would recommend.

We would totally recommend this great tour to introduce us to a city we had never visited, super guide and bus driver, very interesting commentary, really made us want to re-visit the city - thank you so much!

This was a good way to see the city! It added a bit of fun to our walk around downtown Zürich.