Zurich is known for shopping and banking, but it is strong on history and culture. TTN rounds up a few city tours


City Tour with Folklore Dinner Show
What: Live Guided Evening City Tour (duration two hours) with the highlights of Zürich, the Bahnhofstrasse with its shopping and business centre (and Sprüngli boutique) and along the Limmatquai showing the beautiful architecture of the Guild Houses.

Picture stops and short walk through the Old Town. After the city tour proceed to a traditional Restaurant in Zürich's old town and enjoy a two hour Swiss Folklore Show. Included in this price is a three-course meal (meat, fish or vegetarian menu) with two drinks (wine, beer, soft drink, coffee or tea) and ice water. Listen to the sounds of the Alphorn, yodelling and traditional dancing. The tour ends after the show in the Old Town.
Valid: From May 1 to October 31
Duration: Four hours
Languages: German, English, Spanish
Price: CHF106 per adult
Organiser: Best of Switzerland Tours

Old Town Walk
What: Everyone will find that a guided walk through the old town is a worth-while trip full of discoveries. Come face to face with Zürich’s past through a selection of buildings, history and anecdotes.
Valid: All year round
Duration: Two hours
Languages: German and English
Price: CHF20 ($16.5) per adult; private tours for groups from CHF225
Reservation: Recommended
Organiser: Zürich Tourismus

The Zürich Trolley Experience
What: Ride about town on the unique ‘Classic Trolley’. Sightseeing plus details on the education system, the tax system, religions, history, lifestyle and demographics concerning the people of Zürich. Sights include the famous Bahnhofstrasse, the most important museums, historical Limmatquai, St Peter’s Church with its largest clock-face in Europe, a section of the Old Town, the Grossmünster cathedral, the Fraumünster Church with its Chagall-painted glass windows, the University district and more.
Valid: All year round
Duration: Two hours
Languages: Eight languages including English
Price: CHF32 per adult
Reservation: Recommended
Organiser: Hans Meier Tourist

Fondue Feast
What: Enjoy a few quiet hours away from all hustle and bustle. Take the ـetliberg railway up to the Restaurant Gmüetliberg where you will be served an aperitif and a delicious Neuchâtel fondue. Enjoy superb views of Zürich by night as you travel back.
From 2 to max. 9 persons available!
Valid: All year round
Duration: Two hours
Price: CHF49 per adult, including train ticket
Reservation: Online
Organiser: SZU/Hotel Restaurant Gmüetliberg/Zürich Tourismus