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Grossmünster: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Zürich: City Tour, Cruise, & Lindt Home of Chocolate Visit

    1. Zürich: City Tour, Cruise, & Lindt Home of Chocolate Visit

    Climb aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned coach to see the highlights of Zürich, such as the castle-like National Museum, the shopping avenue of Bahnhofstrasse and the famous financial district. Stop at the picturesque harbor of Enge and enjoy beautiful vistas of the crystal-clear Lake Zürich. Continue past the Zürich Opera House and go into the Zürichberg district. Admire numerous mansions that reflect the glorious past, and then ride uphill by cogwheel train (Dolderbahn) to a viewpoint by the 5-star Grand Dolder hotel. Take in the panoramas of the lake and snow-covered Alps before going to the university quarter. Admire buildings such as the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZürich) and the Zürich Museum of Art. Enter the Old Town to learn Zürich's history during an entertaining stroll through the medieval streets. See the patriarchal guild houses, Zürich Town Hall and Eur...

    Excellent City tour of Zurich Monica was our Tour guide; she had a thorough knowledge of the historical aspects of the places we visited: she was an absolutely wonderful Tour Guide ! Kept us regularly informed during the entire tour Visit to Lind Home was fantastic Very pleased overall

  • Zurich: E-Bike City Tour

    2. Zurich: E-Bike City Tour

    On hardly any other city tour can visitors discover Zurich from so many different perspectives than on this 135-minute guided e-bike tour. With your stylish e-bike, you will be able to explore much of urban Zurich without wearing yourself down. The tour travels along bike paths through the lively and high-contrast Zürich West Quarter, with its former industrial halls that now house restaurants, cafés, and galleries. A short – and thanks to the electrically generated power – effortless climb takes you up to the Rigiblick funicular, where you can enjoy a breathtaking vista over downtown Zurich. Following, the route heads back down the hill through pretty residential quarters to the lake, passing many of Zurich's main sights – including the University and the Grossmünster church – on the way. Back on level ground, continue along the picturesque shores of Lake Zurich to the landing stage a...

    Some technical mishaps but Maria’s charm and practicality saved the day! She is a caring and knowledgeable guide.

  • Zurich: 1.5-Hour Hot Stone Barbecue Tuk-Tuk Tour

    3. Zurich: 1.5-Hour Hot Stone Barbecue Tuk-Tuk 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!

  • Best of Zurich City Tour: Rhine Falls & Stein am Rhein

    4. Best of Zurich City Tour: Rhine Falls & Stein am Rhein

    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.

  • Discover Zurich Walking Tour in Russian

    5. Discover Zurich Walking Tour in Russian

    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.

  • Zurich: 2-Hour Historical Walking Tour

    6. Zurich: 2-Hour Historical Walking Tour

    Discover Zurich's vibrant history with a passionate local tour guide on a walking tour. Begin your tour at the iconic Grossmünster Cathedral and embark on a journey through various time periods and their corresponding architectural styles as you discover some of the city's most important buildings. Learn more about how Zurich has changed over time and get off the beaten track as you visit churches and learn about the city's Roman past and why the locals love the Lindenhoff so much, encountering sites that a normal tour group would not visit. During the tour, benefit from the knowledge and experience of an insider local guide who will share with you insider tips and the city's best-kept secrets. Feel free to inform your guide of any particular interests or desires you may have as they will be happy to adjust the itinerary to your requirements.

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What people are saying about Grossmünster

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 140 reviews

Excellent City tour of Zurich Monica was our Tour guide; she had a thorough knowledge of the historical aspects of the places we visited: she was an absolutely wonderful Tour Guide ! Kept us regularly informed during the entire tour Visit to Lind Home was fantastic Very pleased overall

Very nice tour! Martin was a very friendly and personable guide. On this tour you saw a lot and it was very varied. You could also nibble on a lot of chocolate in the Lindt Museum. The boat tour was a bit short, but still really nice!

We can only recommend this excursion, Andreas had a wonderful attentive guide and the time flew by. Everything was as described and thanks to Andreas everything was still like a private excursion with friends

With information from this guide, I think I’ll come back to Zurich to experience a more in depth understanding of this beautiful city.

Super nice driver, the good was excellent and plenty!