Night Watchman Tour in ZurichZürich. Your sustainable city trip.

After dusk falls, the Middle Ages comes back to life in the narrow alleys around St. Peter. Accompany the night watchman on his rounds and see Zurich from a new perspective.
The night watchman will tell his listeners "horrible" stories of harsh sentences, executions, hangmen and witches, plagues and devastating fires. There will also be all kinds of other anecdotes that will amaze you and make you laugh.

Highlights Included Not Included

Exciting and amusing stories of yesteryear

Get to know the darker side of Zurich's past on an entertaining tour

Small culinary surprise

Aperitifs featuring night watchman's wine or mulled wine can also be booked

A public tour is given on the first and last Tuesday of the month for individual visitors for CHF 10 per person. Meeting point at the Lindenhof at 8.30pm.


  per group
1 – 20 people CHF 290
(during november, december and january CHF 320)
21 – 40 people add. CHF 10 per person

Time & Duration

Start Time
  • Date: year-round, daily
  • Departure: on request

1 h

Number of Participants 1 – 40


Public Tour

Public Tour

This tour is available in these languages
German, English

Additional Information

Operator: Partner company