Best of Zurich city tour
City tours

Best of Zurich city tour

Availability: Daily
Duration: up to 2 hours 15 minutes
Language: English , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • See the famous shopping avenue Bahnhofstrasse and the financial district
  • Enjoy beautiful views of the Lake Zurich and the Swiss Alps
  • Experience a cogwheel train ride up to the popular Grand Hotel Dolder
  • Go for a short walk through the Old Town
What to expect

On this two-hour classic city tour you get to discover Zurich, the business and cultural center of Switzerland, which is consecutively awarded the "city with the world's best quality of life". Sit back and relax on a comfortable, air-conditioned coach as your guide points out the highlights of this unique city!

Pass by the castle-like National Museum, the well-known shopping avenue Bahnhofstrasse and Zurich's famous financial district. Picture stop at the port of Enge where you enjoy beautiful vistas of the crystal-clear Lake Zurich. Continue along the lake, passing by the renowned Opera House to the Zürichberg district with many superb mansions of glorious past times. A great experience is the ride uphill by cogwheel train (Dolderbahn) to a viewpoint where the noble five-star Grand Hotel Dolder is located. Enjoy breath-taking views of the city, the lake and the snow-covered Alps.

Cruising the university quarter, you see the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), the University of Zürich and Zurich's art museum before reaching the charming Old Town. The last picture stop of this versatile excursion offers views of the patriarchal guild houses, the St. Peter church with Europe's largest clock-face, the Grossmünster church and the Fraumünster church with the famous stained glass windows by Marc Chagall. After a short walk through the Old Town, the tour ends there or with a scenic drive back on Limmatquai at Sihlquai bus parking.

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What's included
  • Live guide in English and German
  • Audio guide available in Spanish, Chinese, Japanese and Russian
  • Transportation in a comfortable coach
  • Ride with cogwheel railway
What's not included
  • Meals
  • Beverages
  • Personal expenses
Reduced price
  • Children from 6 to 15 years: Half price
  • Infants up to 5 years: Free of charge but need to be registered
Where

Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

Meeting point:

The official departure place is the Sihlquai Coach Terminal on Limmatstrasse 5. The meeting point is a white ticket office with "Best of Switzerland Tours" or "Tickets here" signs.

When
  • From April to October: Daily at 10.00am, 1.15pm and 3.45pm
  • November to March: Daily at 1.00pm. Starting from November 2020: Daily at 1.15pm
  • Meeting time 15 minutes before
  • Please check the calendar: the availability may be different because of Covid-19
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Provider
Best of Switzerland Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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