Stories of the Old Town – Rediscover Zurich’s Historic Center

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This guided walking tour of the Old Town is a journey of discovery for both visitors and locals.

What links famous literati, scientists or visionaries, such as Albert Einstein, Lenin and the Dadaists, with Zurich? In the course of a two-hour guided stroll through Zurich’s Old Town, you can hear all kinds of fascinating stories about these and other well-known immigrants. The city tour takes in the houses where they lived, and also includes interesting anecdotes about other Zurich personalities.

From February 1 to March 31, 2015, Zürich Tourism is giving away to all tour participants a complimentary Zurich sports bag.


  • Date & Departure:

    April 1 to October 31:
    Monday to Friday 3.00pm
    Saturday and Sunday 11.00am and 3.00pm

    November 1 to March 31:
    Wednesday and Sunday 11.00am
    Saturday 11.00am and 3.00pm
  • Duration: 2 h
  • Available in following languages: German, English

Reservation recommended

Dogs on request


Zürich Tourismus
Im Hauptbahnhof
8001 Zürich


Adults Children (6 – 16)
CHF 25 CHF 12.50

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Zürich Tourismus
Tourist Service
Im Hauptbahnhof
8001 Zürich
Phone-No.: +41 44 215 40 00
Fax: +41 44 215 40 44