Half-Day Zurich Guided Tour from Basel

Day Trips & Excursions in Switzerland

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4.5 out of 5

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See Zurich's highlights and secret spots.
Depart from your Basel hotel at a time that suits your schedule and climb aboard a luxury minivan. Choose between these tours:Downtown tour:Learn how a Roman toll point became the city with the highest quality of life. See the influence of Charles the Great, Vladimir Lenin, Albert Einstein and Marc Chagall on the economic and scientific center of Switzerland. See Zurich's highlights and secret spots. Sweet Tour:A tour to discover Zurich and its sweet specialties. We go to the famous Coffee House Sprüngli, discover one of the most famous Swiss chocolate brands and enjoy a small hot chocolate in a elegant old Vienna- style Coffee House. You will also learn about Zurich and its history as we walk. West tour:Zurich West is multicultural, vibrant, modern and taste-fully grungy in some parts. You will get to know the trendy Zurich. The re-urbanization and artistic locations contrast with the old industrial parts. Explore one of the world‘s longest viaducts, innovative businesses and the Prime Tower, Zurich's highest building Historical Tour:Feel the fascinating spirit of history during a walk through the picturesque old town. See the development of Zurich from a modest Roman toll station to an important medieval town. Hear about the reformation, the severe troubles during the Napoleonic wars and the development of the city as a financial capital. Gourmet Tour:What's your flavor? Enjoy a unique experience in Zurich by tasting great food and learning more about the different restaurants in Zurich: You will have the chance to enjoy typical Swiss cuisine and international dishes in four different restaurants.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Professional guide
  • Personal driver
  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Bottled water
  • Use of Wi-Fi

What’s not included

  • Lunch


  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Free drinks included
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Excellent value for money
  • Ideal choice for families