Reformation in Zurich TourZürich. Your sustainable city trip.

1519 – the year that changed Zurich. Ulrich Zwingli became lay priest at Zurich´s Grossmünster church, putting Zurich at the heart of the Reformation. He also paved the way for a social welfare system, the core of which remains unchanged to this day.

  • Find out everything about the Reformation in Zurich 
    See evidence of how Ulrich Zwingli transformed Zurich 
    Learn about the foundation of the social welfare system

Zurich didn't have a Luther – we had a Zwingli! This historical tour provides you with comprehensive information and insights about how the Reformation came about in Zurich. We stroll past the majestic facades of the most important churches in downtown Zurich, visit commemorative plaques and monuments, and discuss the key stages in the work of reformer Ulrich Zwingli.

Countless stops along our route make it clear that his endeavors were certainly no walk in the park. His disputes with the city and his calls for change are brought to life through various anecdotes and facts that were of vital importance for the success of the Reformation in Zurich.

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Prices

Price Group (max. 20 Persons)350.00
Surcharge per Extra Hour (per Group)70.00

Prices in CHF

Price Special Cases

The association ZH-REFORMATION.CH offers free guided tours for school classes coming from canton Zurich as part of the Reformation anniversary:
For school classes of the Canton of Zurich 1st to 3rd secondary class and vocational preparation year.

Time & Duration

Duration

Private Tour: 2 - 3 h 

Number of Participants max. 20 persons
This tour is available as follows:
All year, On request Every day

Languages

Public Tour
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Public Tour

This tour is available in these languages
German
Private Tour
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Private Tour

This tour for groups or individuals is available in these languages
Italian, German, English, French

Additional Information

Aperitif offer on request:

For example, aperitif offers at the Weinschenke Hotel Hirschen, at the Hotel Storchen or Pier 7.
Obligatory reservation