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The Chocolate Side of Zurich – City Tour

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Highlights

  • Explore hip and trendy Zürich West
  • Indulge in scrumptious Lindt chocolates
  • Take a boat ride around beautiful Lake Zürich
  • See Prime Tower, the highest building in Switzerland
  • Discover the secrets of world famous engineering companies
  • Marvel at the pristine waters of Lake Zürich

Overview

On this exciting excursion to Zürich, you’ll discover how an industrial area transformed itself into a haven for the city’s creative class! Then you’ll indulge in world famous Lindt chocolates and enjoy a relaxing boat ride on Lake Zürich.

You’ll see Zürich West, which has emerged from its gritty past to become the city’s latest culinary hotbed! You’ll also see some of the hottest clubs in town, interesting museums, theatres and shops of trendy fashion brands.

At Kilchberg, the headquarters for Lindt, you’ll have the chance to stock up on divine chocolates!

You’ll enjoy a brief stroll around lovely Lake Zürich and then a leisurely boat ride where you can take in the marvelous scenery!

Itinerary

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.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

01 Mar - 31 Dec: Daily except Saturday & Sunday

Duration

3 hours 15 minutes

Start time

1530h (3:30pm)
Duration: 3 hours 15 minutes

Meeting point

This tour starts from the Sihlquai bus parking (near Zurich main train station). This bus parking can also be reached by tram / streetcar number 17.
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

Ending point

In summer the tour ends at Bürkliplatz. In winter the tour ends at Sihlquai bus parking

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Inclusions

  • Transportation in a coach
  • Multilingual guides in English, German & Spanish(On Request)
  • Boat ride on Lake Zürich (summer only)
  • Hot or cold non alcoholic drink (winter only)

Exclusions

  • Meals

Do/Dont's

Dress in comfortable clothes and shoes; in winter, wear warm clothing. Don’t forget to bring a camera!

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Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
Please state the language required for your tour at time of booking.
No boat ride in winters

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

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