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Zurich’s Religious Heritage - Pagans, Christians & Jews

What you'll do

Legends, Religion & Secrets Revealed - Major Highlights & Landmarks Included 

EXPERIENCe hosted by Samantha

at a glance

  • Tour Length: from 1 hour

  • Cost: e.g. CHF 310.00 for a 2.00h Tour for up to 5 guests. Please inquire here for a personalized quote (other tour duration & extras) or check our Rate page for an estimate 

  • Participants: as per request

  • Pick-Up: your accommodation, train station, airport

  • Location: Zurich Old Town

  • Transportation: walking

  • Accessibility: please advise of any mobility issues. Zurich Old Town has small elevations, stairs, and cobbled stones to navigate

  • Activity Level: moderate

  • Social Topic: history & religion

Uniquely Curious

Which gods and goddesses did Zurich worship before the introduction of Christianity? How did our patron saints lose their heads and title? 

What role did a couple of sausages play in the Swiss religious Reformation during the 16th century CE? Where did the first Anabaptist martyrs in Zurich die and why? What about the milk soup that stopped a religious war? 

Was history kinder to the Jewish community in Zurich through the millennia? How did the ban on constructing further Minarets in Switzerland affect the Muslim community

You will discover the answer to these questions while exploring at a leisurely pace some of Zurich's religious landmarks, sacred places, and historical sites on your Religious Heritage Tour of Zurich. 

Add-On: Einsiedeln Abbey & the Black Madonna 



☞ Engagingly, learn about the religious history and archeological past of Zurich
☞ Marvel at art and myths
☞ See
Major highlights & landmarks included: Lindenhof, Niederdorf, Old Town, St. Peter church, Münsterhof, Fraumünster & Grossmünster
☞ Experience magnificent views and photo opportunities



  • Language Availability: English, German, Spanish, Portuguese & Italian

  • Guest Requirements: none

  • Kids: welcome

  • Pets: FAQ


☞ Professional, multilingual guide & friend

☞ Detailed map of Zurich & suggestions

☞ Photo tips & memories for a lifetime! 

Bonus: The Zurich Insider's Guide to Zurich (e-booklet)

On request

  • Public transportation tickets

  • Food & drinks

  • Entry tickets (museums, shows, churches, etc.)

  • Add-Ons: cable car, cruise, hike, secret gardens, Zurich West, etc.

I'm looking forward to meeting you and exploring the Zurich historical center with you!

Your Experience Host

Wrapped Gift

has it !

I took the walking tour with Samantha with my family and really enjoyed it. We live in Ontario but I grew up in the Zürich area and know the city well. Wanted to show my adult kids the outer cracks of the old downtown with a slice of history attached. Samantha gave me exactly that in a fun way. Samantha is very professional, high-energy, knowledgeable and fun. I highly recommend her.

Urs B., Canada

Our Ecstatic Travelers Tell it All


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