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Zermatt & Matterhorn area - small group tour - starts from Zurich

Experience the unique day tour within a small group to the Matterhorn area, the glacier world and all-year-place of snow in the Alps. You meet your tour guide in Zurich at the train station. Together you travel typically Swiss-style by train to Visp (2 hours) and from there by the coghwheel railway to Zermatt. At Zermatt you will walk through the historical part of this alpine village and get many information about the history of climbing the Matterhorn. Your tourguide will lead you after that to the « Matterhorn railway », the coghwheel train that will take you to Mount Gornergrat, the best place for stunning views to the Matterhorn. Enjoy your time at your disposal (approx. 2 hours), where you can have lunch with a 360-degrees-panorama. You will travel back together with the tour guide to Zermatt, where the return travel via Visp to Bern will take place. Your tourguide will lead you to your train back to Zurich.
  • Duration: 11 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 11 hours 30 minutes
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Bern city tour - small group tour with local guide - starts in Zurich

Experience the unique day tour within a small group to the capital city of Switzerland. You meet your tour guide in Zurich at the train station. Together you travel typically Swiss-style by train to Bern (1 hour) and you will make your way first to the garden of roses. Enjoy the view over the old town of Bern. Your will continue with your tourguide to the bear park, crossing the river to get into the old town, walk through the « Matte » area before getting up to the minster church. Get insider information about the city parliament, the clock tower and our political system, when standing in front of the federal building. You can extend your stay at your own, or your tourguide leads you back to the train to Zurich.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Luzern city - small group tour with local guide - starts in Zürich

Experience the unique day tour within a small group to city of Luzern. You meet your tour guide in Zurich at the train station. Together you travel typically Swiss-style by train to Luzern (1 hour) and you will make your way first to the world known wooden chapel bridge. Continue through the old town, passing along the « Kornmarkt », the « Spreuer bridge » to the « Schwanenplatz ». Walk along the lake shore to arrive at the «Lion monument». Your tourguide will tell you the story of this sculpture, before you continue to the St. Leodgar church. A short bus ride to the train station will take place, a stop at the concert hall will take place before, you will board one of the lake Lucerne boats for a cruise. The cruise will take approx. 1 hour. Enjoy the view to the Lucerne bay, the surrounding mountains and the scenery. You will arrive back in central Lucerne by boat. You can extend your stay at your own, or your tourguide leads you back to the train to Zurich.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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2000 Years Of Zurich's History In A 2 Hour Walking Tour Including Panoramic View

Zurich boasts a unique and far-reaching history, but appreciating the city’s landmarks can be difficult on a self-led tour. Be immersed in the history and culture of Switzerland’s biggest city on a walking tour of highlights including Lindenhof, St Peter’s Church, and Fraumünster, while benefiting from the more personalized experience of a small-group tour.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
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Banks and notorious customers: Exciting stories about the Gnomes of Zurich

Switzerland is internationally known for beautiful landscapes, quality products such as exquisite watches and delicious chocolates as well as for its professional financial industry. Bankers are sometimes referred to as the gnomes of Zurich because they discretely manage the assets of their clients thanks to the legendary banking secrecy.Listen to exciting stories about some of the most notorious clients (such as dictators, fraudsters and other criminals) of the gnomes of Zurich.The 90-minute walking tour takes you through the heart of the Swiss financial center. You will be accompanied by a very experienced compliance expert, who presents this topic in a compact and entertaining way.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Private 2 Hours Walk through Zurich with a Local

This experience is provided by a private local.Join a local from Zurich to learn about the history, local lifestyle and modern transformation if the city of Zurich, during this 2-hour walking experience. This will be a private tour and it will be adapted to your wishes. If you are more into architecture than history, or an art lover.. I will make it happenWalking through the old, narrow, cobblestone streets you will discover the city’s perfect blend of contemporary and historical architecture. Learn about the history and culture of the city from a local who loves their city and wants you to love it too.During your walk in the beautiful city of Zurich, you will learn all about the local lifestyle and trends as well as get insider tips about cafes, restaurants, and bars to visit. This tour and the knowledge of your local guide will help you make the most of your time in Zurich.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Walk down Architectural Memory-Lane in Zurich

This experience is provided by a private local.Why don’t you join me on an adventure of discovering the unmatched beauty of the Zurich's heritage and culture. With my background in storytelling you can be sure to enjoy many intriguing anecdotes. Zurich is a beautiful city with a very rich history. I am very excited to share my knowledge with you and help you discover the city's past. Together we will walk through the picturesque old town, where we will come across vestiges of the ancient Celtic settlement, the Roman port and fortification, the medieval town, echoes of the Reformation and Enlightenment, as well as revolutionary Zurich of the 19th and 20th centuries.I am happy to answer all your burning questions, as well as approach this tour for an art history perspective if, like me, you are a lover of art and culture.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Private trip from Zurich to Lucerne & Mount Pilatus

Take your time and discover the beauty of Lucerne and Mt. Pilatus by going on a private day trip. Enjoy the luxury of having a door-to-door private transport and a driver-guide to entertain you with commentary along the way. Get the aerial cableway to Mt. Pilatus, see views of Lake Lucerne, and stop off at quaint local cafes en route.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Chocolate hunting in Zurich: Follow the taste!

This Experience is offered by a private local.Together, with your local chocolate-lover, walk across the city, enjoying good-quality chocolate and learning about the city’s most famous chocolate shops. Most importantly, you will visit the chocolatiers that locals know and love. This is also a chance for you to ask for tips about what to buy, where to go, and what to eat during your time in Zurich.Don’t forget to bring your camera as the chocolate shops are a treat for both the taste buds and the eye. So be prepared for a delicious afternoon at Zurich’s best Konditorei. You will taste a lot of chocolates in the best places in Zurich including a hot drink, so join this tour and get ready for a unique chocolate experience.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Private trip from Zurich to discover 4 neighbouring countries in 1 day

Discover 4 countries in 1 day. Starting the private journey from Zurich, sit back and relax in the comfortable vehicle, as we drive along Lake Zurich, Obersee and Walensee, accompanied by green hills and valleys. Cross the border to Vaduz - Liechtenstein. The emblem of the city – hilltop Vaduz Castle, which is the residence of the royal family, and the famous post-office with its high-in-demand stamps. Next, continue the way to Bregenz, Western Austria that is hugging the shores of Lake Constance – named by locals as Bodensee. Martins Tower, Lake Promenade and the famous Kunsthaus Kub. Proceed to the main-sightseeing location in Southern Germany – Lindau a lovely Iceland well-known for its old townhouses and the spectacular view. The next destination will be Meersburg, from where you will drive through the bridge over the lake Bodensee to Constance city to reach Stein am Rhein, where you can stroll around the charming city. Return to your hotel in Zurich after a long but exciting day!
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Jungfraujoch - daily small group tour with local guide - starts in Zurich

Experience the unique day tour within a small group to the glacier world and all-year-place of snow in the Alps. You meet your tour guide in Zurich at the train station. Together you travel typically Swiss-style by train to Interlaken (2 hours) and from there by the coghwheel railway to the Jungfraujoch. Travelling by train is the most efficient means of transport, you can enjoy the view to the passing and changing landscape. It's the most convenient way of travel for you and your tour guide. At the Jungfraujoch, called "Top of Europe" you enjoy the guided round tour of all attractions like the Sphinx terrace, the ice cave, alpine sensation exhibition and the snow plateau. The tour takes approx. 1 hour, before you have some free time at your disposal. You will travel back together with the tour guide to Bern. Your tourguide will lead you to your train back to Zurich. Our local tour guide is happy to answer all your questions during the day.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Live the life of Einstein for an afternoon

This experience is provided by a private local. Follow a genius’s footsteps by visiting the places he worked on the theories that changed our lives. Get a deeper understanding of Einstein’s life and hear the lesser-known anecdotes about the lives of the Einstein family in Zurich.Einstein lived in six different houses in the Zurich districts of Hottingen and Fluntern, all of them are preserved until today. On your tour, visit the ETH (Technical University of Zurich) to see where Einstein graduated. Move on to the UZH (University of Zurich) where Einstein taught, and explore the building where he held his lectures. See the houses where Einstein lived, where he spent time, and see a plaque which pays tribute to Zurich’s former famous resident.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Schilthorn-Piz Gloria (James Bond world) - small group tour from Zurich

Experience the unique day tour within a small group to the glacier world and all-year-place of snow in the Alps. You meet your tour guide in Zurich at the train station. Together you travel typically Swiss-style by train to Interlaken (2 hours) and from there by local train and on a short bus-ride into the Lauterbrunnen valley. At Stechelberg station, you change onto the aerial gondola via Mürren to Birg. Take the tour over the « thrill walk» before you continue to Schilthorn – Piz Gloria, the place where the James Bond movie was produced. Get around to the James Bond world exhibition, the « walk of fame », the scenic terrace and have lunch at the revolwing restaurant. Enjoy the view to the « Swiss skyline » during your stay of approx. 3 hours. On the return travel, you will visit the village of Mürren, before your tourguide will travel with you to Bern. Your tourguide will lead you to your train back to Zurich.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Pilatus golden tour - daily small group tour with local guide - starts in Zurich

Experience the unique day tour within a small group to central Switzerland and the pre-Alps. You meet your tour guide in Zurich at the train station. Together you travel typically Swiss-style by train to Lucerne (1 hour). From there you start with the boat ride on lake Lucerne to transfer to Alpnachstad. Board the world’s steepest coghwheel railway and arrive after 35 minutes at Pilatus. Enjoy your free time at your disposal (approx. 2.5 hours) to discover the dragon gallery, the scenic view point and the terrace. Two restaurants invite you to enjoy lunch at 7000ft altitude. Your tourguide will await you for the return travel, you will travel by aerial gondola to Kriens. After a short walk, your tourguide leads you to the local bus and you arrive in central Lucerne. It’s time for a short visit in the old town and to cross the world’s known wooden chapel bridge. After this visit, your tourguide will lead you to your train back to Zurich.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Zürich Oldtown Tour

Experience the development of Zurich, from the Roman customs station to Lenin's living room. Visit mysterious vaults and hidden underground. Experience at first hand, the beginnings of bathing culture.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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City Walk with funicular ride and boat trip to China Garden

This experience is offered by a private localWant to get to know the city with a local and be able to know it like the back of your hand in only one afternoon? That is possible! You will get to meet a local from Zurich and he will show you the city and let you discover it through his eyes. By taking the tram, boat and cable car you will know how to get from A to B and even get some insider tips on how to be even faster than the Zürcher! It is not only going to be a practical experience, you will get to know more about the history, local lifestyle and modern transformation if the city of Zurich.This tour and the knowledge of your local guide will help you make the most of your time in Zurich.This experience will be a public one in a groupe size that does not exceed 8 people, so that you can really ask all your questions and get the best out of this Experience.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Small-Group Walking Tour of Zurich and Glarus: On the Way to the Liberal Switzerland

On this guided tour, participants visit in Zurich and Glarus historic sites where important events have taken place towards the liberal and democratic Switzerland. This is a tour of an important but relatively unknown part of Swiss history. It can be explored places and buildings, as they are less frequently described in a guide book or in an app.Besides insights into the history of the Glarner Heinrich Hössli, the early champion of men love and Ernst Ostertag and Röbi Rapp, who fought the high point of the journal "The Circle" in Zurich for their rights and have registered the first Swiss men couple their partnership experience the customer and the modern Zurich with the most popular bars and clubs of the gay community. The circle in the postwar period achieved an enormous significance for the homosexual movement in Europe and even North America.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
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Discover the Zurich banking scene

This experience is provided by a private local.This is an exclusive walking experience. During the experience, a local Swiss from Zurich will tell you all about how and why Switzerland become the world’s banking powerhouse. Starting in the early morning or evening, you will get a glimpse into the professional banking life of Switzerland, while walking through the city.Discover the beautiful and historic city of Zurich while your local tells you insider stories and anecdotes about the evolution of Zurich’s banking scene. Did you know that many of the current high-end boutiques used to be prestigious banks, on this tour you will see which ones.Join a tour that is informative, interesting and eye-opening. Everyone with an interest in Switzerland’s financial world will love this experience.  
  • Duration: 1 hour
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  • Duration: 1 hour
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Mount Titlis - daily small group tour with local guide - starts in Zurich

Experience the unique day tour within a small group to the glacier world and all-year-place of snow in the Alps. You meet your tour guide in Zurich at the train station. Together you travel typically Swiss-style by train Luzern (1 hour) and from there by the Engelberg-Express to Engelberg. After a 5 mins. walk, you will board the gondola to Mount Titlis. The first section takes you to the middle station « Stand », from where you board the revolving cable car. At the peak, you enjoy a guided tour to the terrace and through the ice cave, where you arrive to the cliff walk, the highest suspension bridge in Europe. After crossing this on 11000ft altitude, you will take a seat on the « Ice flyer », the seating chair lift which hovers over the glacier. The tour takes approx. 1 hour, before you have some free time at your disposal. You will travel back together with the tour guide to Lucerne. Your tourguide will lead you to your train back to Zurich.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
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Mount Rigi - daily small group tour with local guide - starts in Zurich

Experience the unique day tour within a small group to central Switzerland and the pre-Alps. You meet your tour guide in Zurich at the train station. Together you travel typically Swiss-style by train to Lucerne (1 hour). From there you start with the boat ride on lake Lucerne to transfer to Vitznau. Board the scenic coghwheel railway and arrive after 30 minutes at Mount Rigi. Enjoy your free time at your disposal (approx. 2.5 hours) to discover the peak with the scenic view point. Two restaurants invite you to enjoy lunch at 7000ft altitude. Your tourguide will await you for the return travel, you will travel by coghwheel train to Arth-Goldau. From there you will get to the train and you arrive in central Lucerne. It’s time for a short visit in the old town and to cross the world’s known wooden chapel bridge. After this visit, your tourguide will lead you to your train back to Zurich. Our local tour guide is happy to answer all your questions during the day.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Historical Tour

There are so many interesting things to see in Zurich such as historical places, beautiful buildings and impressive statues with a huge historical background.Don't miss our Historical Tour aboard a TaxiBike, where you will not only learn about history, but also have fun with the incredible stories that we have to tell you.
  • Duration: 30 to 120 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 30 to 120 minutes
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