Medieval Guided Tour for School Groups

A fascinating journey through Zurich´s urban history for schoolchildren
On the way through Zurich´s Old Town, the landsknecht – a mercenary foot soldier from the 16th and 17th centuries – tells all kinds of interesting information relating to the history of the city – such as everyday life in the medieval city, food and drink, the city fortifications, punishments by public humiliation and executions, the guilds, churches and monasteries, the plague, refuse disposal and fire-fighting methods.

This guided tour is suitable for schoolchildren aged 9–12 years old.


Private Tour
German, English


CHF 300 (up to 25 persons + CHF 10 per additional person)
CHF 350 November and December

Surcharge on private tours
  • Guided tours in English or French CHF 60 per group

Time and Duration

Available on the Following Days

  • Mo
  • Tu
  • We
  • Th
  • Fr
  • Sa
  • Su

1 h

Number of Participants 1 - 25

Additional Information

Operator: Partner company

Contact & Starting Point

8001  Zürich