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  1. Switzerland
  2. Canton Zurich
  3. Zurich
  4. Fraumünster

Zurich City Private Tour from Basel

Product ID: 207261
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Spend half a day in Zurich with a private guide on a tour from Basel. Enjoy a walking tour to give you a complete overview of the main sights in the city center.
About this activity
Duration 6 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German

Pickup included

Your hotel or the cruise ship terminal in Basel.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Enjoy a private tour just for you and your party
  • See amazing views over Zurich from above 
  • Visit the most well-known spots in the city
  • Take a boat ride on the Limmat river (May-October)
  • Learn about Zurich from a local tour guide
Full description
Meet your guide at your hotel in Basel, then transfer to the train station. Board an intercity train and arrive in Zurich after a 50-minute journey. Start your Zurich city tour with a tram ride to the Opera House. Continue on foot along Lake Zurich to Bürkliplatz for incredible views of the city, lake and mountains.

Take the tram to Paradeplatz in the financial district, then do some window-shopping at the exclusive stores along Bahnhofstrasse. Arrive at the old town and walk to St. Peter's Church. See the Fraumünster church, with windows designed by Marc Chagall. Then cross the Limmat river to the Great Minster church.
Continue along the river to the cable car up to the University of Zurich. Visit the terraces of the main building for fantastic views of the city. Then head to the river boat station for a 25-minute cruise, to see the city from the water. After the cruise, return to the train station and board the train for Basel. The tour ends back at your hotel in Basel.
  • Private tour of Zurich
  • Guide
  • Transportation costs
  • 25-minute river cruise (May-October)
  • Entrance fee to the Great Minster
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability of tour guide
• A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• If you require wheelchair assistance please contact the local partner before booking