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2-hour Private Guided Zurich Downtown Tour

  • Private 2-hour walking tour in Zurich
  • Learn about the history and culture of Switzerland's largest city
  • Personalize the tour to suit your interests
2-hour Private Guided Zurich Downtown Tour
From USD 195.04
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2-hour Private Guided Zurich Downtown Tour
From USD 195.04
Stroll around Zurich with your own private guide who shares informative commentary during your 2-hour walking tour. Discover the many sides of Switzerland's cultural and financial capital on your customizable tour, with stops at Paradeplatz, Fraumünster Church, Thermengasse, St Peter’s Church, Grossmünster and historical guild houses. Soak in the beauty of Lindenhof and pass the house where Lenin once lived, among other highlights in this dynamic Swiss city.
What to Expect
Meet your knowledgeable private guide at Paradeplatz or upon pickup at your hotel.

Learn about the history of Zurich, from its beginnings as a Roman toll road stop to a city with a reputation as one of the most expensive in the world. Hear about Charles the Great, Vladimir Lenin, Albert Einstein and Marc Chagall in Zurich, and see several hidden gems in the city.

Understand the forces that shaped the economic and scientific center of Switzerland as your guide recounts fascinating tales of money, power struggles and fine art. Admire stained glass windows by Chagall and Giacometti in Fraumünster Church; take in the high-priced real estate of Paradeplatz; see where Lenin lived before the Russian Revolution; and admire Grossmünster, a major church that may have been founded by Emperor Charlemagne.

Your guide can customize the tour to your interests. Whether you want to focus on the history of the city, its business environment, or another theme, Zurich has plenty of fascinating angles to explore.
Reviews (17)
1 - 5 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile
Private tour

As we couldn't make the morning free walking tour we booked a private tour and were very happy. Unfortunately the weather was bad but Johnny, our guide, was very good and made things come alive for us. A truly bright young man in a very...More

Thank billie_birilli
Reviewed 22 October 2018
As good as any paid walking tour

A wonderful taste of many of the key sights of Zurich in a 2 hour tour. Saw Old Town and some of the more modern areas. Lots of walking so wear comfortable shoes. Our guide was so knowledgeable and kept it interesting for everyone. While...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Travel-Asaro
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile
Great way to learn about Zurich.

Julian Is a terrific to work outside. We covered many of the famous sites of Zurich and found Sites we never would’ve seen without him.

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 24 April 2018
Perfect first day activity!

Tour was a great way to understand Zurich on our first day. Five stars to Julien, our guide! I highly recommend this tour to everyone who comes to Zurich, and even to locals, who may learn something new about their city.

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank pdranoff
Reviewed 1 February 2018
Very interesting...

We did this walk around Zurich which was very interesting. The chap who took us round was a nice young chap, who had a good sense of humour and very good English. Would definitely recommend doing if you are in Zurich as it shows you...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank njgr74
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