Zurich Old Town Walking TourZürich. Your sustainable city trip.

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 
    Explore quaint alleyways and discover hidden gems 
    Tour guide with extensive knowledge

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.

From November 22 to December 24, the Christmas illuminations along the Bahnhofstrasse and the picturesque Christmas markets give rise to a festive mood in Zurich. During the Advent period, the city walking tour is supplemented with insights into their history. In addition, participants will be presented with a small gift at the end of the tour.
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  • Public transportation included
  • Free admission to museums
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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
Surcharge per Extra Hour (per Group)70.00

Prices in CHF

Time & Duration

Start Time

Public Tour:
01.04. - 31.10.2018: daily 3pm (DE, EN) / Sat 11am (DE), 3pm (EN) / Sun 11am, 3pm (DE, EN) 

01.11. - 22.11.2018: Wed, Sun 11am (DE, EN) / Sat 11am (DE), 3pm (EN)
23.11 - 23.12.2018: Wed, Sun 11am (DE, EN) / Fri 5pm (DE, EN) / Sat 11am (DE), 3pm (EN)

24.12.2018 - 31.03.2019: Wed, Sun 11am (DE, EN) / Sat 11am (DE), 3pm (EN)

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

Number of Participants max. 20 persons
This tour is available as follows:
April - October Every day  
November - March Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday  
All year, On request Every day  
December Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday  


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
German, Spanish: on request, Greek, Hungarian, Lithuanian, English, French, Italian, Portugese, Russian, Chinese

Additional Information

Aperitif offer on request:

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

Obligatory reservation