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Zurich: Lindt Home of Chocolate Museum Entry Ticket

1. Zurich: Lindt Home of Chocolate Museum Entry Ticket

Visit the interactive Lindt Home of Chocolate Museum, built next to the historical Lindt & Sprüngli factory. Discover the long journey that cocoa takes from bean to bar on an audio-guided tour. See an impressive chocolate fountain in the entrance hall, over 9 meters tall. Learn how chocolate conquered the world and explore every step of the production process through multimedia exhibitions. Visit the tasting room, where you can savor a variety of chocolate delicacies. See the production line through panoramic windows and watch as new products are created.

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

2. 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: Lindt Home of Chocolate Guided Tour & Entry Ticket

3. Zurich: Lindt Home of Chocolate Guided Tour & Entry Ticket

Discover the world of chocolate with a guide on a tour of the Lindt Home of Chocolate. Hear about chocolate's long history, try different types of Lindt chocolate at tasting stations, and try the chocolate at every step of the production process. Meet your guide and begin your journey through the history of chocolate. Hear about how the favorite drink of the Mayans became a luxury in Europe and later a part of everyday life. Stop at each tasting station and test your tastebuds. Enjoy a sample of pralines with a Lindt master chocolatier. Finish your tour with a tasting of the ingredients that make up chocolate and of preliminary products of chocolate production.

Zurich: Sightseeing and Gourmet Tour with Cheese Fondue

4. Zurich: Sightseeing and Gourmet Tour with Cheese Fondue

See the sights of Zürich and its surrounds on an exclusive evening coach tour, traveling in groups of no more than 16 people for a more personalized experience. Savor the flavors of Switzerland along the way, including the country’s famous chocolates and fondue. Start with a short introductory drive through the city center, getting a glimpse of the famous Bahnhofstrasse shopping boulevard. Continue along the shores of Lake Zürich to the small town of Kilchberg. Visit the new Lindt Home of Chocolate, home to the world's largest free-standing chocolate fountain, and buy some souvenirs for friends and family back home. Continue to Adliswil in Zürich's rural suburbs, and take the cable car to the Felsenegg station in the Albis mountains. Enjoy panoramic views of greater Zürich, before hiking through the forest to a beautiful restaurant overlooking Lake Zürich. Enjoy sweeping views from the terrace as you are served a choice of appetizers and a typical drink. Seated at tables that are traditionally decorated, tuck into an assortment of salad bowls, followed by an outstanding, all-you-can-eat Swiss cheese fondue. Complete your gourmet experience with a homemade chocolate cake, before the drive back to central Zürich.

Zürich with Cruise and Lindt Home of chocolate (private)

5. Zürich with Cruise and Lindt Home of chocolate (private)

Option 1: Chocolate Factory Delight & Scenic Cruise (Approx. 4-6 hours) Begin your Zurich adventure with a visit to a world-renowned Swiss chocolate factory. Dive into the sweetest side of Zurich as you discover the secrets behind crafting the finest chocolates. You’ll have the opportunity to witness the chocolate-making process, sample delectable treats, and even create your own chocolate masterpiece. After indulging your sweet tooth, embark on a delightful 30-minute cruise on the pristine waters of Lake Zurich. Admire the city’s stunning skyline from a unique perspective as you glide along the azure waters. It’s the perfect way to unwind and capture some incredible photos. Option 2: City Tour & Felsenegg Hill Experience with Lake View Café (Approx. 4-6 hours) For those seeking a mix of culture and breathtaking vistas, our city tour and Felsenegg Hill excursion is an ideal choice. The adventure begins with a comprehensive city tour, during which you’ll explore Zurich’s iconic landmarks, historical sites, and vibrant neighborhoods. Our expert guides will share fascinating stories and insights about the city’s rich history and culture. Next, we’ll whisk you away to the stunning Felsenegg Hill, where you’ll have the chance to relax at a picturesque café overlooking Lake Zurich. Enjoy a cup of coffee or a delightful Swiss meal while taking in the awe-inspiring panoramic views. To make this journey even more unforgettable, you’ll have the option to ascend or descend via a scenic cable car ride. **Please be aware that the availability of option (2) may be affected by adverse weather conditions. Our services may be limited or temporarily suspended due to unfavorable weather conditions to ensure the safety of all involved. Additionally, it's important to note that the gondola may also be subject to scheduled maintenance periods. During these intervals, the gondola will not be available for use. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate the understanding of all our customers."

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What people are saying about Kilchberg

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based on 915 reviews

For me, it was an excellent experience. One should visit this factory at least one time in the life. I learned the history of chocolate and the manufacturing process behind this tasteful product. The tasting of chocolate was also incredible to me since there was absolutely no limit!!

The Tour Guide was well informed and customized the tour for a unique experience. He also had a nice sense of humor.

Spectacular experience, the tasting was fantastic, everything was super super good

Very nice program, my son is delighted! A highly recommended experience.

Everything incredible. The guide's explanation and kindness.