The Chocolate Side of Zurich – City Tour begins when you meet the bus at the Sihlquai bus parking lot.
In this fun excursion to Zürich, you’ll first explore the up-and-coming, trendy district of Zürich West . You’ll learn how this former industrial area became the hippest neighborhood of Zürich. Discover the interesting histories of world famous engineering companies, like Escher-Wyss, Sulzer and Maag .
You’ll see the Prime Tower, Switzerland’s highest building. Standing tall at 413 feet, Prime Tower houses several offices, a very trendy restaurant and a hotel.
Next,you’ll drive to beautiful Lake Zürich and stop at Kilchberg, the headquarters of Lindt, one of the world’s most famous chocolate factories. A great shopping opportunity awaits you as you browse some of the most delicious Swiss Chocolates!
You’ll then take a lovely, short walk along the shore of the lake. If you’re visiting in the summer (before October 22), you’ll board the boat for a marvelous ride around Lake Zürich . Relax and enjoy the beautiful landscape on this remarkable one-hour ride back to Zürich!
The summer tour ends at the Bürkliplatz boat harbor, very close to the famous Bahnhofstrasse, the Old Town and the Limmatquai. From there, you are free to make your own way back to your accommodation.
If you’re visiting in the winter (after October 22), the coach will bring you back to Sihlquai. You’ll enjoy a hot chocolate, coffee or tea at Gnüsserei, a gourmet Swiss restaurant located in the former casting house of Escher-Wyss.
The winter tour ends at the bus parking lot in Sihlquai. From there, you are free to make your own way back to your accommodation.