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Heidiland - The Great Country Tour
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Heidiland - The Great Country Tour
Zurich
7h30min
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Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe departing from Zurich
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Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe departing from Zurich
Zurich
11h30min
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Mount Titlis - Glacier Paradise departing from Zurich
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Mount Titlis - Glacier Paradise departing from Zurich
Zurich
9 Hours
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Black Forest - Titisee and Rhine Falls
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Black Forest - Titisee and Rhine Falls
Zurich
7 Hours
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The Zurich Experience City Tour
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The Zurich Experience City Tour
Zurich
2 Hours
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Circle Tour - City Tour and Lake Cruise
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Circle Tour - City Tour and Lake Cruise
Zurich
3h30min
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Combo Tour – City Tour and ‘Top of Zurich’
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Combo Tour – City Tour and ‘Top of Zurich’
Zurich
4 Hours
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Lucerne - The Charming City
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Lucerne - The Charming City
Zurich
9 Hours
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Interlaken / Grindelwald departing from Zurich
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Interlaken / Grindelwald departing from Zurich
Zurich
11h30min
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Mt. Pilatus - The Golden Roundtrip departing from Zurich
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Mt. Pilatus - The Golden Roundtrip departing from Zurich
Zurich
9 Hours
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Explore Zurich and discover a city of elegant streets, stunning architecture, and beautiful lake views. Begin your adventure in Zurich's historic Old Town, where medieval buildings line charming cobblestone streets. And don’t miss a chance to admire the scenery from the water on a Lake Zurich sightseeing cruise. Our knowledgeable guides will take you on a journey through Zurich’s rich history, sharing the architectural masterpieces and dazzling scenery for which the city is famous. With comfortable transportation and expert guides, our Zurich sightseeing tours offer a stress-free way to discover all the best sights and experiences this lakeside city has to offer. Don't miss the chance to explore Zurich with Gray Line - book your tour today!

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1. Shop ‘till you Drop

The bustling Bahnhofstrasse is a hot spot for visitors to Zurich in search of a little retail therapy. You’ll find everything from intimate boutiques to international brands, and stylish high-street fashion outlets. Winding its way through the Old Town to the River Limmat, Limmatquai is another dream destination for shoppers in Zurich - and the restaurants here are wonderful.  

Things to do in Zurich
2. Take to the Waves on a Lake Zurich Cruise

Jump aboard a Lake Zurich cruise for some of the prettiest views Zurich has to offer. As the sunlight dances on the water, take in charming lakeside villages and vineyard-covered hillsides - where elegant villas hide from the hustle and bustle of the city.  

Things to do in Zurich
3. Escape to Nature among Zurich’s Green Spaces

If the chic boutiques and busy streets get too much, make a beeline for one of Zurich’s peaceful and inviting green spaces. The Botanical Garden of the University of Zurich is wonderful to explore, and watching the ways the landscaped Belvoirpark follows the changing seasons is a joy whenever you visit. You’ll also find a range of hassle-free day trips whisking travelers into the countryside outside Zurich.  

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4. Visit some of Zurich’s Welcoming Places of Worship

St. Peter’s Church is the city’s oldest parish church, Grossmünster dominates the skyline with its iconic Romanesque towers, and Wasserkirche takes pride of place on the Limmat River. These three top Zurich churches are havens of peace and calm, welcoming visitors for a moment of relaxation or reflection.  

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5. Delve into Swiss History at The Swiss National Museum

The Swiss National Museum (Landesmuseum) is one of the city’s top attractions, and brings centuries of colourful history to life. Travel from prehistory through the Middle Ages to the 20th century, through engaging displays of handicrafts, sculptures, and paintings.  

Things to do in Zurich
6. Discover Zurich’s Creative Side at Kunsthaus Zürich

Admire one of Switzerland’s most important art collections in the country’s largest gallery, at Kunsthaus Zürich. The collection includes paintings from the Early Renaissance through to the Romantic movement, Impressionist masterpieces, and provocative contemporary works. You’ll also find works by famous artists including Chagall, Picasso, and van Gogh.  

Things to do in Zurich
7. Explore the Animal World at Zoo Zurich

More than 380 different species of wildlife have found a home at Zoo Zurich - across natural habitats including savanna, rainforest, and jungle. See how these wonderful creatures survive and thrive, and learn of the zoo’s diverse worldwide conservation projects.  

Things to do in Zurich
8. Take a Peek into Zurich’s Political Life at the Rathaus

The 17th-century Rathaus, or town hall, takes pride of place on the banks of the River Limmat. It’s open to the public and free to enter, and boasts beautiful Baroque and Renaissance architecture. Inside, visitors can admire historic objects and artworks which shine a light on political life in Zurich down the centuries.  

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Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe departing from Zurich
Day trips
Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe departing from Zurich
Zurich
11h30min
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Black Forest - Titisee and Rhine Falls
Day trips
Black Forest - Titisee and Rhine Falls
Zurich
7 Hours
Free Cancelation

Interlaken / Grindelwald departing from Zurich
Day trips
Interlaken / Grindelwald departing from Zurich
Zurich
11h30min
Free Cancelation

Lucerne - The Charming City
Day trips
Lucerne - The Charming City
Zurich
9 Hours
Free Cancelation

Circle Tour - City Tour and Lake Cruise
Boat Tours
Circle Tour - City Tour and Lake Cruise
Zurich
3h30min
Free Cancelation

Must See
Heidiland - The Great Country Tour
Day trips
Heidiland - The Great Country Tour
Zurich
7h30min
Free Cancelation

Essential Tour
The Zurich Experience City Tour
Day trips
The Zurich Experience City Tour
Zurich
2 Hours
Free Cancelation

Combo Tour – City Tour and ‘Top of Zurich’
Day trips
Combo Tour – City Tour and ‘Top of Zurich’
Zurich
4 Hours
Free Cancelation

Mt. Pilatus - The Golden Roundtrip departing from Zurich
Day trips
Mt. Pilatus - The Golden Roundtrip departing from Zurich
Zurich
9 Hours
Free Cancelation

Must See
Mount Titlis - Glacier Paradise departing from Zurich
Day trips
Mount Titlis - Glacier Paradise departing from Zurich
Zurich
9 Hours
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