Zurich: Private Tour with a Local Guide
- Small group
- Pickup available
- Duration options: 2 - 6 hours
Explore Zurich with a friendly local guide who is passionate about the city and eager to share all the tips and hints that will help you make the most of your visit. Choose from 2 to 6-hour private tour options. Meet your guide at your accommodation and head out to get familiar with the neighborhood. Learn about the best places to eat and shop, the easiest ways to get around and the top things to see and do. By the end of the tour you'll feel more comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to thoroughly enjoy your stay.
Our tour was one of the true highlights of our trip to Europe. Ipsita was fun, knowledgeable, and very intuitive. She really knows the city and knows how to put together a great tour!
Zip between the sights on an e-tuk tuk, then tuck into a delicious barbecue on this unique 1.5-hour sightseeing tour of Zurich. Hop aboard a private electric-powered tuk tuk and drive past Zurich landmarks like the Grossmünster and Fraumünster churches, wind through the atmospheric Niederdorf district and admire the glamorous window displays along Bahnhofstrasse. As you glide around the city, share a tasty barbecue lunch or dinner, accompanied by a bottle of red wine. Each tuk tuk sits up to four people, ensuring an intimate and personalized experience. Dine on locally-sourced ingredients and wine of a selected Swiss variety.
So to start off, the food was great! I was very surprised, because the other steak I had in Geneva was not nearly as good as I was expecting. So when I had my first bite of steak it was such a pleasant surprise. The wine was also very good, I’m not a big fan of red wine, but I thoroughly enjoyed then Pinot Noir they served. The experience literally made our time in Zürich! Our driver was a blast, very friendly and knowledgeable. Took us to things catered more to what he thought we might enjoy after a little bit of conversation, and even made a quick stop so we could buy some more wine. We were very very happy with the experience and it was worth every penny!
Discover Zurich in a nutshell and learn about the history, local lifestyle and modern transformation of the city of Zurich, during this 60-minute walking experience. During your walk in the beautiful city of Zurich you will learn all about the local lifestyle and trends as well as get insider tips about cafes, restaurants and bars to visit, plus how to make the most of the city’s nightlife. Walking through the old, narrow, cobblestone streets, discover the city’s perfect blend of contemporary and historical architecture. Learn about the history and culture of the city from a local who loves their city and wants you to love it too! Your journey will start in front of the “Rathaus” town hall building, Limmatquai 55, Zürich.
Great to get a quick overview about the city. My guide Peter was real super nice and knowledgeable, I had a wonderful time.
Explore Zurich's Old Town and see the highlights of this unique town in the morning. Pass by the castle-like National Museum, the shopping avenue or Bahnhofstrasse, Zurich's famous financial district and the renowned Zurich Opera House. Enjoy a photo stop at the picturesque Lake Zurich before riding uphill by cogwheel train into the "Zurichberg" district with its noble 5-star Hotel Dolder Grand and many impressive mansions of glorious times past. Enjoy breathtaking views of the city, lake and snow-covered Alps. Cruising by the university quarter, see the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) and Zurich's art museum before reaching the charming Old Town. Stop to take a picture with a view of the patriarchal guild houses, St. Peter's Church with Europe's largest clock face, the "Grossmünster" cathedral and the "Fraumünster" church with its stained glass windows by Marc Chaga...
These are basically two half day tours clubbed together with an hour wait between the two. The first part is the city tour of Zurich and is boring and entirely avoidable. The second part which includes the Rhine falls is amazing and a must do.
Benefit from pick-up from your hotel and travel to the train station in Zürich. Take an intercity train to within two hours of south-Switzerland, where you will change to the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn and arrive in Zermatt. Visit the historical village and walk along the small streets, where you will learn about the history of the Monte Rosa Hotel. Choose whether to have lunch in Zermatt or to board the cogwheel train to Gornergrat. Experience breathtaking aerial views as the train climbs to up to 2800 meters above sea level. Arrive at a viewing point, where you will enjoy panoramic views of the Matterhorn and the glaciers. Relax and enjoy your surroundings as you sit on the terrace. Return to Zermatt by train and explore the local museum. Board the train to Visp and change to the intercity train, which will take you back to Zürich where the tour will end.
A driver will take from any convenient destination for you in Zurich. You will start your private transfer from Zurich to Lucerne: your driver guide will lead you to the historical and must see places like the Chapel Bridge, Water Tower, Lion Monument, Jesuit Church and Old city squares. Afterwards you can have some break in one of the finest cafes in old city, near the lakeside or in the modern one as per your preferences. When you have already enjoyed your short break, your driver guide will lead you to Weggis, from where you will take a boat to Vitznau. Vitznau is the place, where you will take aerial cable car to mount Rigi admiring majestic sights of Bernese Alps in line with Eiger, Moench and Jungfrau. At the evening you will have your return transfer back to Zurich.
On this unique journey, you will be able to visit two neighboring countries, Switzerland and France and compare them. Your driver will pick you up from any convenient location for you in Zurich and you will start your private tour to Basel, the cultural capital of Switzerland. Have a walking tour to Congress Hall and the old city. Then, your driver will take you to one of your preferred museums such as Tinguely Museum, Ethnology Museum, Basel Zoological Garden or another museum according to your preferences. If you would like to have a boat trip instead, then you will be assisted in this case as well. Basel is famous for its fine chocolates and sweets, thus, you will taste some specialties before proceeding to Colmar in France. This small city showcases the lifestyle of the whole Alsace region. Surely you will be amazed by half-timbered houses dating back to 16th-century. Namely, you w...
Tour the efficient commercial and cultural heart of Switzerland on a 2-hour walking tour of Zurich’s major attractions. See all the main sights and neighborhoods and discover hidden secrets. A personable guide will lead you through streets lined with unique stores and handsome houses. Soak up the lovely atmosphere of the Altstadt, and wander along the banks of the Limmat River and Lake Zurich. Admire stunning views of the mountains and forests in the distance, and uncover hidden city gardens and terraces. Your guide can organize the itinerary to suit, with flexible starting times and places. Should you wish, a guided tour of Zurich’s 2 cathedrals can be arranged as a highlight of the tour. Admire the Chagall stained glass windows in the Fraumünster, and learn about the Reformation in Switzerland at the large Romanesque-style Grossmünster, one of Zurich's most recognized landmarks.
Inna spent more time than was initially stated to ensure we learned a great deal about Zurich. She was enthusiastic and full of information.
Meet your private local guide in front of the Rathaus, then set out on a 1.5-hour walking tour that will leave you feeling like a local resident! In just one afternoon, get to know the city with and like a local, and feel confident in your ability to get from A to B all by yourself. During the tour, walk through old, narrow, and cobblestone streets to discover the city’s beautiful blend of contemporary and historical architecture. Learn about the history, culture, and lifestyles of the city from your local guide who loves his city and wants you to love it too. Included in the tour is a tram and boat ride, as well as a funicular ride up to the terrace of the ETH, Zurich’s famous university. From here, admire magnificent views across the city and learn about the iconic landmarks that decorate the skyline. By the end of the tour, you’ll know the city like the back of your hand, armed with...
You will meet a Local from Zurich to show you the hidden gems of Zurich, over the course of two hours. The first destination is a secret tunnel from the Middle Ages, which lies behind an almost invisible and locked door. It’s so inconspicuous that most people who have been living in Zurich for years don't even notice or know about it. You will be visiting the only remnants of the city wall from the 13th Century with the city’s first water pipes, which are hidden and locked in the basement of a modern building. Your adventure will continue through a hidden door on the ground of a famous park area, where thousands of people pass by every day without knowing about this door. You will climb down to find the historical walls of a Roman Fort and of the Royal Palace from the Middle Ages! Important: This experience is highly exclusive and must be booked minimum 7 days in advance because the C...
Douglas was an amazing guide, very knowledgeable, patient with questions, polite, and on time. He not only had interesting stories but would let us enter first to let us have the first impression experience then thoroughly explained the site and story.
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Very nice guide, who responded to our needs. We were traveling as a family and our children (16 and 18 years old) were also enthusiastic about Zurich.
Great guide Stephanus. Tour was interesting and individual. The bbq was very fine, as was the wine. Great and thank you!
Quiet tour not stressful but complete in seeing the main attractions. Ipsita was a punctual guide available and prepared
Gacino took us to places in Zurich that we would never have been to otherwise. Thanks to him ! The city is superb
Super nice driver, the good was excellent and plenty!