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Top Tours and Activities for the Perfect Zurich Itinerary

Updated: Apr 22

Chocolate, mountains, and medieval charm await in Zurich, Switzerland! This captivating city offers a blend of historic elegance and modern energy. Stroll through the charming cobblestone streets of Altstadt, marvel at the architectural wonder of Grossmünster Church, or peek into the iconic shops lining Bahnhofstrasse, one of Europe's most prestigious shopping avenues. Beyond the city center you'll find pristine lakes and snow-capped peaks, perfect for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you're a history buff, a chocoholic, or a nature lover, Zurich offers a number of tours and activities that will enhance your Swiss adventure. Below you'll find the best things to see and do in Zurich!


Disclaimer

Part of the job of a travel agent is to save clients time and money. I looked through hundreds of tours and picked out the best tours to book in various categories that are both the best in quality and price.


Prices listed below are subject to change. Rates are typically discounted for larger groups and children, so use the links provided to see the exact cost for your specific scenario and book what is of interest to you.

Zürich City Tour by Ferry, Cable Car and Coach

Discover the beautiful landscapes and monuments of Zurich when you take our fantastic complete tour. This brilliant adventure includes a wonderful ferry ride on the city's lake and a cable car ascent to a stunning viewpoint.


Duration

4.5 hours

Availability

Everyday at 1 pm

Price

$70 per person

Alternative


Lindt Home of Chocolate Museum

Experience the world of chocolate with all your senses — from its history to its production and cultural significance. Find out fascinating facts about chocolate through multimedia exhibits, and benefit from unlimited chocolate tasting.


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Everyday from 10 am - 5:30 pm

Price

$19 per person

Alternative


Sightseeing and Gourmet Tour with Cheese Fondue

Enjoy an evening tour of Zurich’s surroundings and indulge in a 4-course cheese fondue meal. Buy chocolates from the Lindt Home of Chocolate and ride an aerial cable car to the Felsenegg viewpoint.


Duration

4.5 hours

Availability

Saturday at 3:45 pm

Price

$154 per person

Alternative

Beer Tasting Tour

Journey through the world of craft beer in Zurich. You will taste many different styles of beer and learn about the process and history of brewing. Stroll through the famous districts 4 + 5 with your local guide. Be entertained by stories about Zurich and its beer scene, as well as the history of beer.


Duration

3.5 hours

Availability

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday at 6:45 pm

Price

$129 per person

Alternative

Pub Crawl - $31 per person


Stein am Rhein and Rhine Falls

Discover the splendor of nature at Rhine Falls followed by a journey back to the medieval era in Stein am Rhein. Walk through Laufen Castle, and get a glimpse of royal life over a hundred years ago. Take the panoramic lift and admire the natural beauty of the waterfalls. Roam around the well-preserved Stein am Rhein, and admire the frescos painted on the ancient building Learn about the inspiring and legendary stories of this ancient town


Duration

5 hours

Availability

Everyday at 1:15 pm

Price

$86 per person

Alternative


Lucerne and Engelberg Full-Day Tour

Explore Lucerne and Engelberg on a full-day trip from Zurich. Visit the quaint mountain town of Engelberg and explore the monastery and dairy farm, or hike in the Alps.


Duration

9.5 hours

Availability

Everyday at 9:30 am

Price

$84 per person

Alternative

Grindelwald & Interlaken Day Tour

Discover one of Switzerland’s most attractive Alpine landscapes on a full-day tour to the idyllic Bernese Oberland to explore the Jungfrau mountain region. During leisure time, enjoy a scenic train ride between the resorts of Grindelwald and Interlaken.


Duration

12 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8 am

Price

$114 per person

Alternative


Swiss Ski Experience in Jungfrau

Experience a scenic drive to the enchanting Jungfrau region in the Bernese Oberland. Capture memorable moments with a photo stop in Interlaken, the vibrant outdoor sports capital of Europe. Kickstart your ski adventure with a 2.5-hour beginner's ski course led by a certified instructor. Glide across the pristine snow of the Bodmi Arena beginner's area, enjoying the thrill of skiing. Be awestruck by the majestic Eiger North Face and take a leisurely stroll through the charming village of Grindelwald.


Duration

10 hours

Availability

Everyday at 9 am

Price

$323 per person

Alternative

Mount Rigi 2-Day Wellness Experience

Combine a visit to Mount Rigi with a relaxing wellness experience at the Rigi Kaltbad Mineral Baths and Spa. Leave from Zurich for a 2-day mountain wellness experience and overnight at the 3-star superior mountain resort Rigi Kaltbad.


Duration

2 days

Availability

Everyday at 9:30 am

Price

$495 per person

Alternative


Tandem Paraglide at Interlaken

An unforgettable journey through the Alps at the foot of the majestic Jungfrau -culminating at 3454 meters. Make your day exceptionnal with a paragliding flight over the Alps.


Duration

10 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8 am

Price

$307 per person


FIFA Museum

Visit the FIFA Museum in Zurich and experience the best moments in football history through an interactive multimedia journey. See the original FIFA World Cup Trophy and explore iconic exhibits.


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Tuesday - Sunday from 10 am - 6 pm

Price

$29 per person


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