Reformation in Zurich TourZürich. Your sustainable city trip.

1519 – the year that changed Zurich. Ulrich Zwingli became lay priest at Zurich´s Grossmünster church, putting Zurich at the heart of the Reformation. He also paved the way for a social welfare system, the core of which remains unchanged to this day.

  • Find out everything about the Reformation in Zurich 
    See evidence of how Ulrich Zwingli transformed Zurich 
    Learn about the foundation of the social welfare system

Zurich didn't have a Luther – we had a Zwingli! This historical tour provides you with comprehensive information and insights about how the Reformation came about in Zurich. We stroll past the majestic facades of the most important churches in downtown Zurich, visit commemorative plaques and monuments, and discuss the key stages in the work of reformer Ulrich Zwingli.

Countless stops along our route make it clear that his endeavors were certainly no walk in the park. His disputes with the city and his calls for change are brought to life through various anecdotes and facts that were of vital importance for the success of the Reformation in Zurich.

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  • Public transportation included
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Price Adult25.00
Price Adult with Zürich Card22.50
Price Group (max. 20 Persons)350.00
Surcharge per Extra Hour (per Group)70.00

Prices in CHF

Time & Duration

Start Time

06.01.2018, 4pm
10.02.2018, 4pm
24.02.2018, 4pm
10.03.2018, 4pm
24.03.2018, 4pm
14.04.2018, 4pm
28.04.2018, 4pm
12.05.2018, 4pm
26.05.2018, 4pm
09.06.2018, 4pm
23.06.2018, 4pm
14.07.2018, 4pm
28.07.2018, 4pm
25.08.2018, 4pm
08.09.2018, 4pm
22.09.2018, 4pm
13.10.2018, 4pm
27.10.2018, 4pm


Private Tour: 2 - 3 h 
Public Tour: 2 h

Number of Participants max. 20 persons
This tour is available as follows:
All year, On request Every day  


Public Tour

Public Tour

This tour is available in these languages
Private Tour

Private Tour

This tour for groups or individuals is available in these languages
German, English, French, Italian

Additional Information

Aperitif offer on request:

For example, aperitif offers at the Weinschenke Hotel Hirschen, at the Hotel Storchen or Pier 7.
Obligatory reservation