Zurich City Tour Experience

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Zurich City Tour Experience
from £29.85
If you want to experience all of the outstanding things Zurich has to offer in a single sightseeing outing, this is the tour package for you. Experience the town on this unique city tour with detailed commentaries in one of eleven languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, Chinese, Arabic, and Hindi.

The air-conditioned Panorama bus takes you on a 100-minute round trip to the sights of Switzerland’s largest city. The route leads across the famous Bahnhofstrasse and the banking center of the lake with a view of the snow-capped mountains, part of the old town with its magnificent guild houses and the churches St. Peter, Grossmünster and Fraumünster. You’ll see the university quarter and the residential area Zürichberg, the National Museum and the Kunsthaus. At the two most scenic viewpoints we will make a short photo stop.
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In Brief

Zürich, Switzerland
2 hours
Important InfoInfo
Choose a start time to suit your schedule, and hop aboard Zurich’s old-fashioned trolley at the Sihlquai Bus Terminal in central Zurich to begin your tour. The trolley is designed and built like a streetcar from a bygone era, but with all the comforts that today's discerning traveler would expect. Take a window seat, or perhaps sit at the rear to enjoy open-air views. The rear windows can also be closed with a plastic cover in case of rain or cold weather.

While listening to fun facts and entertaining commentary from your audio guide, take in top city attractions including Church of Our Lady (Fraumunster) with its beautiful stained-glass windows, pretty Limmatquai, the university district, Bahnhofstrasse — widely considered one of the world’s most exciting shopping districts — and many of Zurich’s finest museums.

Travel through Munster Square in Zurich Old Town and admire the traditional architecture you find there. Marvel at beautiful hillside villas on the Zurichberg and take in panoramic views of soaring Alpine peaks from your vantage point by the lakeside.

After roughly 1.5-2 hours exploring Zurich by classic trolley, your tour will come to an end at the start point in central Zurich.


  • Transport by reinvented Trolley
  • Audio guided commentary with 11 languages
  • Wifi on board
  • Entry/Admission - Gray Line Zurich


  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuity to driver

Departure Point

Bus Station, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Confirmation for this product will be received at time of booking

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

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Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

City tour Great way to see city parts not easily got to by walking. Information given was very well presented
• Submitted 16 Sep 2019
We enjoyed a wonderful tour around Zurich on a drizzly Monday morning, learning lots of history in a fun and memorable way. Listening to his talks, the city and its people really came alive for us. Thanks so much.
• Submitted 19 Aug 2019
Excellent organization, comfortable bus, very good and professional guide and driver. We enjoy this tour very much !
• Submitted 05 Aug 2019
Although I have visited Zurich twice before, I learned many new things about the city, its history, people, and culture. Tour was very concise and informative. Best of all, it didn’t make stops for shop keepers to demonstrate and sell their products!
• Submitted 10 Sep 2018
Unfortunately it rained the day we had booked but even so I managed to get some photos at the photo stops. It also helped us to work out where we wanted to go tbe next day.
• Submitted 06 Sep 2016
Very nice. The driver drove very safely. It was a good tour.
• Submitted 14 Jul 2016
This tour was amazing! This is the best option to cover Zurich, if you have limited time on hand, the bus is in a good condition and arrive on time The drivers were pleasant and helpful. Would recommend this to others.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2016
Great option for beginning of your visit. We took the trolley to get a high level overview of the city. We were able to then take public transit to get back to all the sites we wanted to spend more time at. The trolley does stop in several locations for about 15 minutes to take photos.
• Submitted 20 Jun 2016
• Submitted 27 Mar 2016
Appreciated the sights, kinda crammed on the Trolley, still a great experience!
• Submitted 03 Nov 2015
The Trolley trip was just perfect for 1 day visit, not too much not too little. Plently of time after to walk around
• Submitted 22 Oct 2015
If you want to witness all the highlights and history of Zurich getting a flavour of the city as well as the essence of its culture than this tour suits the requirement best.This tour is ideal for a family especially kids as the look of the trolley and its interiors makes you fall in love with the whole experience of taking a ride in it and it feels as you have gone back in the 60s.Both me and my wife wanted to explore Zurich city but were tired of the same coach or walking style tours,so we went for this unique adventure and thoroughly enjoyed it.It has a multilingual commentary on board,it covers all the major highlights of the city,gives you photo opportunities with some stops on the way and free time at each stop.I definitely recommend this tour.
• Submitted 22 Sep 2015
Great excursion...loved Zurich!
• Submitted 20 Sep 2015
This is the perfect tour to take to learn about Zurich when you have just gotten off a nine-hour flight and you want to stay awake for a few more hours befor you crash.
• Submitted 16 Sep 2015
Good 2hr drive with good commentary . Forgot to make notes on my map!
• Submitted 03 Mar 2015
Was a great introduction to Zurich. We only had an afternoon there so opted for the 2 hour tour which was great. We even got off a bit early (at the harbour) and then did a 2 hour boat cruise (which was free with our Eurail ticket). Lovely day.
• Submitted 12 Dec 2014
a good way to see zurich
• Submitted 06 Nov 2014
its a one stop tour to maximise sightseeing in a short time
• Submitted 03 Oct 2014
• Submitted 24 Sep 2014
Great way to see Zurich!
• Submitted 12 Sep 2014
Enjoyed it immensely. Thanks for the excellent directions and maps. Highly recommend it for someone with just a 10-12 hours layover.
• Submitted 17 Apr 2014
It's was very good very informative about Zurich city
• Submitted 10 Dec 2013
This tour was good overview of Zurich so you could go back and see the areas you wished to explore further which is what we did. The commentary was great and we had a couple of stops to explore the surroundings.
• Submitted 14 Sep 2013
This is a wonderful two hour tour that shows you the highlight landmarks and areas of Zurich city. It is a great way to become familiar with the different parts of the city. After the tour, you can go to the parts of Zurich that interested you. I enjoy taking this kind of Viator tour in each city that I visit. This way, I can make educated decisions about where and what I want to see.
• Submitted 10 Jun 2013

In Brief

Zürich, Switzerland
2 hours

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