Zurich Tour Including Lake Cruise and Lindt Home of Chocolate

Duration: 5 hours 15 minutes
Destination: Switzerland, Zürich, Zurich
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  • 5 hours 15 minutes
  • Zurich
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  • Cancellable

Overview

Discover Switzerland’s cultural hub on a half-day tour of Zurich, including a half-hour cruise. Begin with a guided tour by coach, passing the National Museum, the financial district, and the shopping avenue of Bahnhofstrasse. Tour distinguished districts with stately mansions from glorious times past and convince yourself of the high standard of living on the threshold of the popular Zürichberg recreational area before hopping on a half-hour sightseeing cruise across Lake Zurich. Conclude with a visit of the famous Lindt Home of Chocolate. Ride with public trolleybus and tramway to get familiar with Zürich’s excellent public transport system and get a 24-hour ticket for public transport in Zurich

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Zurich, Zurich

Meet your guide at Zurich Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Limmatstrasse 4), and hop aboard your coach to begin your tour.

Pass By: Bahnhofstrasse, Runs North-South West of Limmat River, Zurich 8001 Switzerland

See the city's financial district, the National Museum, and the shopping mecca of the Bahnhofstrasse.

Stop At: Lake Zurich, Zurich Switzerland

Enjoy views along Lake Zurich before heading to the Zürichberg district, passing the Opera House along the way.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Zürichberg, 8044 Zürich, Switzerland

Tour distinguished districts with stately mansions from glorious times past and convince yourself of the high standard of living on the threshold of the popular Zürichberg recreational area.Look out over the Alps before heading to the university quarter, where you'll see Zurich's art museum and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology before entering the Old Town.

Stop At: Trinkwasser Fontain Munsterhof, Muensterhof 18, Zurich 8001 Switzerland

Hop out for a walk through the streets, passing St. Peter's Church, the Grossmünster cathedral, and Marc Chagall's stained glass windows at the Fraumünster church.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Buerkliplatz, Kreis 1, Zurich 8001 Switzerland

Enjoy a leisurely walk around the shores of Lake Zurich followed by a 1-hour sightseeing cruise.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Lindt Home of Chocolate, Schokoladenplatz 1 Seestrasse 204, Kilchberg 8802 Switzerland

After taking in the surrounding scenery from the water, enjoy a leisurely walk along the shores to the Lindt Home of Chocolate in Kilchberg. The visit includes an interactive audio-guided tour through the chocolate museum with chocolate tasting and time for a coffee in the Lindt Café and some souvenir shopping in the world's largest chocolate shop.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Zurich, Zurich

Your tour will conclude with a coach ride and drop-off back at your original departure point in Zurich.

Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Fully guided tour by professional multilingual guide as per description
  • Tour the noble Zürichberg district
  • Half-hour boat ride
  • Visit of the new Lindt Home of Chocolate incl. chocolate tasting, interactive museum and shop visit
  • 24-hours ticket for public transport in Zürich
  • Entry/Admission - Buerkliplatz
  • Entry/Admission - Lindt Home of Chocolate

Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • During the 30 minutes cruise it's possible to have a drink or a snack (not included)
  • This tour includes a 15 minutes leisurely stroll along the lake to reach the Lindt Home of Chocolate
  • Ride with public trolleybus and tramway to get familiar with Zürich’s excellent public transport system and get a 24-hour ticket for public transport in Zurich
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 48 travelers
Departure Point

Best of Switzerland Tours AG, Sihlquai Coach Parking, Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland


Return Details

Zurich HB, Bahnhofpl., 8001 Zürich, Switzerland

Voucher info

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

Duration

5 hours 15 minutes

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

Elman_S

25 Jul, 2022

Efficient time organized by tour leader, the tour leader/security officer at Lindt Home need to tell visitor about bag/backpack before joining factory tour

Teresita310

24 Jul, 2022

Such a well done tour. I learned so much about chocolate. The tasting was unbelievable. It's east to get to with public transportation too.

JMS66897

23 Jul, 2022

This tour in theory sounds nice. But when you get there there are servers things that were not communicated. The bus ride was about 20 mins thru the city. Then you have to walk for a half hour outside and you never return to the bus again. It was raining out and I did not know we would be walking outside. Had I known, I would have brought an umbrella. Nobody had extras or was nice enough to share so I soaked and all my things got wet. Then, there was no stop for lunch at all. There was barely enough time to grab some mediocre street food at the boat dock area before boarding the boat. The chocolate museum was very nice but we only had one hour there. I felt rushed and was afraid to be lost because it did not seem like they were keeping track of people that much. Also, this tour is with everyone from several different groups and the people doing just the boat tour were at a different time so if you made friends at the beginning then you’d never see them again. The end finishes with public transportation. For the value it would be nice to have the bus pick us up, instead of waiting for a crowded bus where half the people were crammed or had to stand. It would be much more helpful if the walking and lack of a stop for lunch was communicated beforehand. For the money it’s better to just ride the boat yourself and go to the chocolate factory yourself.

nishahebbalae

22 Jul, 2022

The meeting point is close to the main train station in Zurich so very convenient. The buses are air conditioned and comfortable. You first do a quick bus tour of Zurich, with the guide pointing out landmarks and sites. Then you do a quick walking tour of old town, which lasts about 15 min. Then there is a boat ride to the Lindt chocolate factory with tour included in ticket price. At this point you have the choice to ride the city bus back to starting point with the guide or take the cruise on your own. You have a 24 hour ticket that is valid on all public transportation in Zurich. We chose to take the leisurely cruise back to the city, and it was well worth it. The tour is done in about half a day and you have the rest of the day to explore the city on your own. The visit to the chocolate factory was well worth it. A lot of information and yummy chocolate to sample. The walking tour felt a little short, perhaps we could have some more info about the history and the landmarks we visited. Still, I would highly recommend the tour.

Ravi_J

21 Jul, 2022

Nobody could hear the guide and the tour was just average, not much interesting. Average tour quality

User's Picture Gallery

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on the boat

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Lindt

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Lindt shop

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our tour guide

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Zurich tour

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scenic Cruise Tour

My Husband Tapas and my daughter Ankita

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In front of Lindt Chocolate Factory

Me and my daughter

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Our family pic taken at the photo booth

Our family pic taken at the photo booth

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Inside the outlet

Inside the outlet

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Entrance of Lindt Chocolate Factory outlet

Entrance of Lindt Chocolate Factory outlet

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Lindt factory

Inside Lindt chocolate factory in Zurich! yum, what a great place to stock up on your fav's, I had a ball!!

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