Zurich City Walk Private Walking Tour


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Youth and Family, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: Yes. Feel free to bring your kids, I'll do my best to keep them engaged. I have kids of my own!

Friendly: No.
Please let me know if you have an accessibility requirement and I will adjust the tour accordingly.

Maximum travelers: 8



English (fluent), German (conversational), Italian (conversational)

Explore Zurich's Past and Present

Zürich is Switzerland's largest city and economic center. It is also a beautiful, historically rich city beckoning to be explored on foot! Please come along on this private walking tour and discover the winding streets and learn the history of this former Roman Toll station. Your private tour begins at your hotel or at Zurich Main Station, one of the busiest stations in Europe and starts with a walk down the Bahnhofstrasse. From there we will venture off to the cobbled streets of the old town on both sides of the Limmat River. We will the same paths Albert Einstein and James Joyce walked when they called this city home. If you like we can also take the short ride on the Polybahn for an exceptional view of Zürich. The sights include, the Swiss National Museum, the Urania Tower, Lindenhof, some of the ancient Roman Ruins, the Rathaus, Grössmunster, Fraumünster, St. Peter's Church, Vladimir Lenin's former home and the birthplace of Dadism.


The major sights included on this tour will be,
Zürich Hauptbahnhof (train station)
Swiss Landesmuseum
Alfred Escher Fountain
Urania Tower
St. Peter's Church
Roman Ruins
Rathaus (City Hall)
New Market Square
Former home of Vladimir Lenin
Cabaret Voltaire (birthplace of Dadaism)
Grossmünster Church
FrauMünster Church
Water Church
Lake Zurich
If you like we can skip some of the above sites and take a ride on the DolderBahn to get an exceptional view of Zurich. Each tour is unique, some tours, depending upon the pace may not cover all the sites listed in the itinerary.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection

Duration: 2 hours 30 min.

If you would like to see more of Zürich. This tour is also available as a 3 hour tour for 349 USD. Please let me know and I will create a customized tour for you.


We will be on foot and cover about 3km (2 miles). Please wear comfortable shoes and be aware there are some moderate hills.

What’s Included

Other: A privately guided tour of Zurich city and a smile!

Estimated Local Cash Needed

5 CHF - This is optional and can be for the Chagall Windows or for the Polybahn.

What’s Extra

Other: If you would like to ride the Polybahn or Dodlerbahn for a extra view of Zürich, you will need an extra 3CHF - 6CHF or a travel pass . Also if you would like to enter the Fraumünster church to see Marc Chagall's windows the entrance fee is 5 CHF.

A Recent Review of this tour

Had a lovely morning walking the old town of Zurich with Cynthia. She showed us the major landmarks in the old town area and was very knowledgeable about the city. We really enjoyed her company and would recommend her to anyone wishing to see the old town.
David Vandenberg

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Private tour guide Cynthia Elizabeth

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