Guided Culinary Tour by a Landsknecht

A light-hearted round tour through the epochs of history relating to the city of Zurich and its nutrition.

A landsknecht – a mercenary foot soldier in the 16th and 17th centuries – will take you on a fascinating and eventful tour of discovery through Zurich’s Old Town and relate all kinds of anecdotes and interesting information about the cuisine of bygone days. On the way, participants also have the opportunity to try various local specialties, such as Hüppen, Tirggel, Muskazinli, Froschauer sausage, and a taste or two of wine.


  • Fascinating and amusing stories from bygone days
  • Becoming acquainted with the culinary aspects of the Zurich of yesteryear on an entertaining tour


Included Not included
Seven local culinary specialties Drinks reception can be booked additionally
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Group size per group per person
1 – 15 persons CHF 350  
each additional person   + CHF 10
November - January CHF 400  

Time & Duration

Start Time
  • Date: all year round, daily
  • Meeting Point: Münsterhof, in front of the "Zunfthaus zur Meisen" guild house

1 ¼ h

Number of Participants 1 – 40


Public Tour

Public Tour

This tour is available in these languages
German, English

Additional Information

Operator: Partner company