5 star rating: Highly Recommended 7 Reviews

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  • Location: Zurich, Switzerland
  • Duration:  2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Bring your sweet tooth and get ready for a tantalizing array of delicious treats on this decadent walking tour of Zurich. Your expert guide will help you discover wonderful artisanal shops and tell you all about the history of chocolate in Switzerland. Savor truffles and chocolate bars and indulge in hot chocolate and homemade ice cream as you explore the streets of Zurich’s Old Town (Altstadt). This is a novel and tasty way to spend an afternoon getting to know Zurich!

This small-group tour is limited to eight people for a more intimate experience.

Highlights

  • 2.5-hour walking tour of Zurich chocolate shops in Old Town (Altstadt)
  • Learn about the history of Swiss chocolate and how it’s made from your informative guide
  • Become a chocolate tasting expert, sampling bars, nougat, pralines and truffles at various shops
  • All tastings of chocolates and other sweets included
  • Small-group tour limited to eight people ensures more personalized attention from your guide

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

A must-do for all chocoholics and those looking for a different experience in Zurich. With the help of a food expert, you'll discover all the sweet spots in the city, especially those unknown to most locals and tourists -- get ready to embrace temptation!

What You Can Expect

Small-Group Chocolate and Sweets Walking Tour of Zurich's Old Town

Discover the sweet side of Zurich on this small-group walking tour!

Meet your guide at Paradeplatz, one of the main squares in Zurich, to begin your afternoon walking tour of the sweet side of Zurich. Learn about the rich history of Swiss chocolate and how chocolate is made from your knowledgeable guide, a food writer and chocolate connoisseur.

Your guide will escort you to artisanal shops in Old Town (Altstadt) where you’ll chat with owners who are eager to share their passion for chocolate. Learn about cacao (the bean from which chocolate is made) origins and percentages and become a tasting expert. Ask anything you ever wanted to know about chocolate and sweets -- being on a small-group tour makes for a casual, friendly experience.

Stop by Zurich’s oldest confectionery and enjoy a cup of specially churned hot chocolate. Choose from a variety of nougats, pralines and truffles for tastings at other shops along your way. Indulge in unique flavors and try single-origin chocolates, which are made from cacao beans from a single harvest. Savor pastries, cupcakes and homemade ice cream. All your tastings are included, and you can scope out which shops you’d like to revisit later in your stay.

In between tastings you’ll be walking along the cobblestoned streets of Zurich, so it’s easy to work off some calories! Your 2.5-hour walking tour of Zurich’s sweet shops concludes at Rathaus (Town Hall) at around 5pm.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Our guide, Christine, was very likeable. She was extremely knowledgeable, not only about chocolate, but about Zürich in general. We made at least five stops, and enjoyed chocolate candy, hot chocolate, and even cupcakes. A wonderful tour that I would definitely recommend.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Such a fun tour! We loved going to the different shops and tasting sweets and our guide (Kerrin) was fabulous and so friendly. Would absolutely recommend doing this tour if you have a sweet tooth!

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