Old Town Zurich Chocolates and Sweets Small Group Walking Tour

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Zürich

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Bring your sweet tooth and get ready for a tantalizing array of delicious treats on this decadent walking tour of Zurich. Your expert guide will help you discover wonderful artisanal shops and tell you all about the history of chocolate in Switzerland. Savor truffles and chocolate bars and indulge in hot chocolate and homemade ice cream as you explore the streets of Zurich’s Old Town (Altstadt). This is a novel and tasty way to spend an afternoon getting to know Zurich!This small-group tour is limited to eight people for a more intimate experience.
Meet your guide at Paradeplatz, one of the main squares in Zurich, to begin your afternoon walking tour of the sweet side of Zurich. Learn about the rich history of Swiss chocolate and how chocolate is made from your knowledgeable guide, a food writer and chocolate connoisseur. Your guide will escort you to artisanal shops in Old Town (Altstadt) where you’ll chat with owners who are eager to share their passion for chocolate. Learn about cacao (the bean from which chocolate is made) origins and percentages and become a tasting expert. Ask anything you ever wanted to know about chocolate and sweets -- being on a small-group tour makes for a casual, friendly experience. Stop by Zurich’s oldest confectionery and enjoy a cup of specially churned hot chocolate. Choose from a variety of nougats, pralines and truffles for tastings at other shops along your way. Indulge in unique flavors and try single-origin chocolates, which are made from cacao beans from a single harvest. Savor pastries, cupcakes and homemade ice cream. All your tastings are included, and you can scope out which shops you’d like to revisit later in your stay. In between tastings you’ll be walking along the cobblestoned streets of Zurich, so it’s easy to work off some calories! Your 2.5-hour walking tour of Zurich’s sweet shops concludes at Rathaus (Town Hall) at around 5pm.

What’s included

  • Walking tour
  • Local guide
  • Tastings of chocolates and other sweets

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Highlights

  • Small-group tour
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Ideal choice for families
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