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Tourist Service Zurich - Day Tours

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Address: Im Hauptbahnhof | At the main train station, Zurich 8021, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 44 215 40 00
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Zurich Walking Tours is the first tour company offering guided walking...

Zurich Walking Tours is the first tour company offering guided walking tours through downtown Zurich. Our tours are fun & entertaining for visitors & locals alike and cover traditional sightseeing hotspots, as well as the trendy urban areas of Zurich.

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Great way to see & learn

Maria, our tour guide, did a thorough job with history and old myths about different times in the city. Tour was in English and our group was of about 15 people from all over the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 8, 2015
Capayrancher
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Roseville, CA
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Did the tourist offices Tales of the Old Town walking tour this morning. Easy meet up point at the Tourist office at Hauptbanhof station. I really liked our guide Nathalie & my brother & I agreed that we wouldn't have seen half the places had we not been on the tour, never mind heard all of the history. It was... More 

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Zürich T, Tourist Service at Tourist Service Zurich - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are happy to hear, that you have discovered new places of Zurich during our tour and that you were happy with the guide. We will forward your feedback to Nathalie. Our city walking tour is always in German & English. This fact is mentioned in all our publications. If you can tell... More 

Paris, France
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146 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

I really think that a tour sponsored by the Official tourist office should be of higher quality than our tour. It was pricey and most definitely NOT value received. The guide had a "canned" talk and she did not place the historical facts in context with what we were seeing. We roamed around the Aldstadt as well as the area... More 

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Zürich T, Tourist Service at Tourist Service Zurich - Day Tours, responded to this review

Sorry for our late answer. Thank you very much for your comment. To improve Zürich’s Tourism performance, we are glad to receive feedbacks. Can you please send us more details about the tour you are dissapointed from? It would be helpful if you could send us the name and the date of the tour. Thank you very much. Best wishes,... More 

Roseville, CA
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62 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Maria, our tour guide, did a thorough job with history and old myths about different times in the city. Tour was in English and our group was of about 15 people from all over the globe. The tour lasted about 1 1/2 hours. This tour is free and guides rely on their tour skills for tip money. A very good... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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91 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

We took the free walking tour in Auldstadt. Maria, our guide was wonderful. Her English was great and she had a good sense of humor. We hit all of the highlights such as Grossminster, Fraumunster, Lindenhof and others. The tour is free, but please tip the tour guide!

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Midwest USA
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42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I highly recommend this tour. I went to the Tourism office in the Zurich train station and signed up for this tour for later that same afternoon. Our guided walk of the Old Town was led by Sonia and she was fantastic. The group was diverse of English and German speakers and she ensured we all understood the dialogue. It... More 

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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113 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We only had one day in Zurich, so we thought the walking tour would be a great way to get a general overview of the city as well as learn a little of the history. We were not disappointed. The tour guide was a lovely women who told stories and showed us some of the more interesting sights of the... More 

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Bhopal, India
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73 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We took the number 11 tram from Zurich Main Station (Zurich HB) which brought us to the Zurich Lake. Upon walking back, we got to see the beautiful street with many different shops offering the latest in trendy fashion apparel, watches and so on. The cleanliness and systematic way of things greatly impressed us.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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251 reviews
182 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Maria was our local guide speaking good English on the 11 a.m. tour. Met outside the UBS bank on Paradeplatz. No need to book in advance. She knows Zurich well and we wandered around the old town with her for an hour and a half (a group of about 20 people). This was both a fun trip and one that... More 

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Vestal New York
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162 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Very interesting and worthwhile walking tour of the old town. Took a bit too long to get away from environs of the train station (tours start from the tourist office in the station). Guide excellent with great knowledge of area, pointed out sites and history that one might miss on one's own. Very worthwhile and much superior to the trolley-bus... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I was looking to cover the main sites of central zurich and get some background and history too, so I went along to the downtown Zurich tour. Despite rainy weather, we had a large and fun group headed by our guide April, who gave lots of interesting points of history along the tour. I had seen most of the sites... More 

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