swarovski glitter in Zurich

Source: MySwitzerland.com


Across the Swiss border in Austria, the famed Swarovski crystals are produced, which are an integral part of many Christmas celebrations around the world.  In New York City, the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is topped with a Swarovski star that weighs over 500 pounds and shines brightly due to the over 25,000 Swarovski crystals on the star; in Zürich, Switzerland, the Christmas market tree is studded with over 5000 dripping Swarovski crystals.

  • Night watchman tour of Zurich
  • Unique indoor Christmas market

Zurich is one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland with numerous sights. On the day of arrival you discover medieval Zurich accompanied by a night watchman, who even tells his listeners terrible stories of witches, executioners, plague and city fires. This also includes all kinds of anecdotes from old Zurich that inspire smiles. The second day is dedicated to the Christmas markets. Visit the indoor Christmas market in Zurich's main station, the Christmas market at Dörfli or the Wiehnachtsmärt on Werdmühleplatz, where you can discover and purchase original gift ideas and handicrafts.


Day 1:   Arrival in Zurich

Discover the picturesque region of Lake Zurich with its gentle hills, idyllic mountains and historic towns and villages. On the day of arrival, you will explore medieval Zurich accompanied by a night watchman who tells his listeners terrible stories of witches, executioners, plague and city fires. This also includes all kinds of anecdotes from old Zurich that inspire smiles. Also try the "Tirggeln", which the night watchman offers you and listen to his story.

 


Day 2:   Christmas markets in Zurich

Today is dedicated to the Christmas markets. Visit the indoor Christmas market in Zurich's main station, the Christmas market at Dörfli or the Wiehnachtsmärt on Werdmühleplatz, where you can discover and purchase original gift ideas and handicrafts.


DAY 3: Departure

You start your onward journey with interesting anecdotes from the old Zurich.


Costs and Services included 

  • Overnight stay incl. breakfast buffet
  • Location hotel of the good middle class in the Zurich area
  • 1 hour city tour Zurich with night watchman
  • Tasting of "Tirggel" (honey biscuits) including a little anecdote
  • Stroll through Zurich's Christmas markets

Price for minimum number of participants: 15 paying persons

Package Price per person in double room  from € 173,--

  

Costs not included

  • Transfer by coach
  • Tipps
  • Drinks, Meals