Zurich Old Town Walking Tour – Christmas Special

The most popular tour through Zurich´s historic old town offers fascinating insights into the city´s colorful history.

  • Sightseeing in Zurich´s impressive old town
    Culinary surprise at the end of the tour
    Tour guide with extensive knowledge

At Advent, the Christmas lights along the Bahnhofstrasse and the various Christmas markets give rise to a magical ambiance in Zurich. From November 22 to December 24, you will receive a surprise during the guided tour.

What do Einstein, James Joyce and Wagner have in common? All three were residents of Zurich. But it's not only great minds who are captivated by this lakeside city with its well-preserved old town - people from all over the world have always flocked to the thriving metropolis.

On a two-hour walk through the old town, we go searching for clues to the city's past in its hidden alleyways and picturesque squares. Together, we uncover the secrets of Bahnhofstrasse, find out what a ‘procession axis' is, and visit a church with a minute-hand that jumps a record-breaking half meter every minute.

This popular tour is filled with numerous astonishing and amusing anecdotes and has plenty to offer both visitors and locals alike.

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Price Adult25.00
Price Adult with Zürich Card12.50
Price Child (6 - 15 Years)12.50
Price Child (6 - 15 Years) with Zürich Card6.25
Price Group (max. 20 Persons)280.00

Prices in CHF

Time & Duration

Start Time
Public Tour:
Wed, Sun 11am (DE, EN) / Fr 5pm (DE, EN) / Sat 11am (DE), 3pm (EN)

2 hours

Starting Point Tourist Information at Zurich main station
This tour is available as follows:
November December Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
All year, On request Every day


Public Tour

Public Tour

This tour is available in these languages
German, English
Private Tour

Private Tour

This tour for groups or individuals is available in these languages
Italian, Spanish, German, English, French, Chinese, Portugese, Lithuanian, Greek, Hungarian, Russian, Hindi