Product Code: 3885WALK_P
Activity Type: Private Sightseeing Tours (Private & Custom Tours)
Duration: 2 hours
Explore Zurich with a knowledgeable guide during this private 2-hour walking tour of Switzerland’s largest city. See top attractions such as Bahnhofstrasse, Lake Zurich and Fraumunster Church. Wander through Alstadt (Old Town) or more modern parts of the city. Customize your itinerary to fit your interests, and learn about the rich history, architecture and culture of Zurich. Ideal for both first-time and repeat visitors, this tour gives you the flexibility and guidance to make the most out of your time in Zurich.
Located just north of the Swiss Alps, Zurich was founded by the Romans more than 2,000 years ago. With its scenic location and numerous financial and cultural institutions, it is frequently named as one of the world’s wealthiest cities and best places to live.
Meet your guide at your centrally located Zurich hotel for a walking tour built around the attractions you most want to see. Walking is the best way to really get a feel for this dynamic city. As you make your way around town, your guide will answer your questions and share anecdotes and facts about Zurich, allowing plenty of time for photos.
See Bahnhofstrasse, Zurich’s main thoroughfare and one of the ritziest shopping streets in the world, and admire clear and placid Lake Zurich. Learn about Albert Einstein’s time as a student at ETH Zurich, and see the sublime stained-glass windows by Marc Chagall at Fraumunster Church.
Fill out the rest of your itinerary with whatever you’d like. Stroll through the squares and winding streets of Altstadt (Old Town), seeing Medieval architecture and learning about Zurich’s long history. Experience the rich culture of Zurich, which has more than 50 museums and 100 art galleries and a world-class concert hall, the Tonhalle Zurich. Or focus on a specific area of town such as the up-and-coming Zurich West area or ETH Zurich Science City, a picturesque campus of one of the world’s preeminent science and technical schools.
Finish your stimulating 2-hour walking tour of Zurich back at your central Zurich hotel or Zurich main station with a clearer idea of what aspects of the city you’d like to explore further.