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Zurich Old Town Walking Tour

Zürich, Switzerland
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Delve into Switzerland’s colorful past and discover top Zurich attractions on this Zurich walking tour. Follow your guide along the beautiful Bahnhofstrasse, where locals mingle in bustling boutiques, art galleries, and cafes. Head towards Lindenhof, and discover local landmarks including the City Hall and St. Peter's Church. Stroll the winding alleys of Niederdorf in the Old Town, home to the attractive churches of Fraumünster and Grossmünster.
  • Walking tour of Zurich Old Town
  • Explore the vibrant Bahnhofstrasse with a guide
  • Enjoy views of the Limmat River from Lindenhof
  • Admire the largest clock face in Europe at St. Peter's Church
  • Discover famous landmarks such as Fraumünster and Grossmünster
  • Stroll down the winding alleys of Niederdorf in the Old Town

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A guided walking tour includes stops at Zurich’s top sights, as well as entertaining stories and anecdotes.

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Enjoyable way to see and learn about Zurich.
, Oct 2019
Thank you to Anne-maria for showing us Zurich. We really enjoyed this walking tour and the fact that we were not too many in the group made it very special! We loved our guide, the places she showed us and the many things she told us. I could really recommend this walking tour if you have limited time and want to make the most of Zurich!
Barbara was amazing!
, Sep 2019
What a lovely tour! Barbara was one of the best and more enthusiastic tour guides I've ever had. 100% recommendable to do at the beginning of your trip, so you can lear a bit more about the history of the city + learn the trips from the local guide.
Dina D
, Jul 2019
One of the worst walking tours I’ve ever done. If you want to learn absolutely nothing about old town Zürich then this is the tour for you. Don’t waste your time or money. Guide had no idea what to talk about. Made up fake answers to questions. Awful awful awful.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2019
Grüezi Dina D Thank you for your feedback. We are always glad to get feedbacks from our guests to improve our service. We are very sorry that you had a bad experience. We will be happy to get detailed information about the tour personally. Please contact our office. Kind regards, Marisa, Zürich Tourismus
Great tour
, Jul 2019
Great way to see the city & learn the history in limited time. Our guide was very engaging & the walking pace was suitable for all.
Old Town is full of history!
, Jul 2019
We enjoyed this tour after a rocky start. We were a group of about 20 people and started the tour at the train station. It was very difficult to hear our guide in the train station and on the busy streets due to noise and traffic. We really weren't able to hear her until we reached the quieter streets of Old Town. We saw several churches, buildings and sites but didn't go into any of them. That would have been a nice addition to the tour. We also could have benefitted from headsets and a microphone so we could have more easily heard our guide at all times. Even in Old Town it was a strain at times.
Good overview of the city and walking...
, Sep 2018
Good overview of the city and walking at a good pace. The tour was completed in English AND German with one tour guide... so there were a lot of pauses as the lady explained what she needed to say in one language then the other. Apparently there are some things/names/places/plaques that only make sense in German and not in English... so the English speaking group just stood there then we moved onto the next location. Could incorporate some small breaks in the tour for washroom breaks/water.
Our guide was excellent. Zurich is...
Dwight B
, Apr 2018
Our guide was excellent. Zurich is beautiful, the only problem was that is was in both German and English so we spent half of the tour standing around while the guide talked to the other group.
The Old Town Zürich walking tour was...
Michael L
, Mar 2018
The Old Town Zürich walking tour was a great experience ! Our guide, Ity was enthusiastic, knowledgeable and personable. She managed the large group efficiently while maintaining a fast pace. We covered a lot of ground in two hours it was a memorable experience. I recommend it highly!
This is a great tour, you get to...
Elsa A
, Dec 2017
This is a great tour, you get to briefly see all the main attractions, so you'll find out the best places to visit on the following days. I highly recommend you do this when you first arrive, because you'll get a very good idea of the city of Zurich, which is truly beautiful! You are also given a lot of information on the history and the various aspects of the city. Our guide Rose was very nice and friendly and made the experience thoroughly enjoyable!!
The guide we had walked very fast...
Marg S
, Oct 2017
The guide we had walked very fast, and I felt sorry for the less fit and elderly people on the tour. As the tour was in two languages, there is a lot of wasted time.

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