The Best Historical Tours in Switzerland

Journey Through Time: Unforgettable Historical Tours

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Are you ready to satisfy your wanderlust and ignite your curiosity for the past? These top rated historical and cultural tours to Switzerland offer a unique blend of exploration, education, and relaxation. With meticulous analysis of a wide array of tours based on service, price, comfort, guest ratings, and activities, we've handpicked the most captivating experiences to help you plan your next trip. From immersive guided tours to off-the-beaten-path excursions, these fantastic and well-planned guided tours are designed to provide a perfect balance between adventure and relaxation. Great for museums & attractions, food, resorts, and skiing, it's easy to see why Switzerland is such a fun destination. Get ready to embark on a journey that will leave you with lifelong memories and a deeper appreciation for the heritage that has shaped our world.


The Top 3:

  • 8 Days, $1949.00

  • 7 Days, $1749.00

  • 9 Days, $2499.00

What are the historical tour options in Switzerland?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 10 trip options analyzed
  • $323 average price per day (USD)
  • 7 to 11 days in length
  • 4.83 of 5 average rating
  • 39 people or less on average

Curious about the diverse range of historical tours? Prepare to be amazed by the array of options available to suit every traveler's preferences. It comes as no surprise that visitors adore these tours, given their exceptional average guest rating of 4.83 out of 5 stars. When it comes to group sizes, the average maximum capacity stands at 39 people, allowing for a comfortable and sociable experience. The shortest tour is 7 days, while the longest is 11 days. With a comprehensive analysis encompassing 10 historical tours, you can rest assured that Switzerland has something tailored to your interests and preferences, promising an unforgettable experience for all.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 10 Best Historical Tours in Switzerland
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Globus



8 Days Zurich to Lugano 6 Destinations through Switzerland, Italy 46 People at Most Ages 5 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible trip that has received a 5 out of 5 rating from previous guests, visiting Switzerland and Italy. You'll love the emphasis on local culture and family-friendly activities, too. With a duration of 8 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 46 people, and is good for travelers from 5 to 80 years old. Traverse through 6 enchanting destinations, with Lake Geneva, Bern, Lucerne, and Neuchatel among the must-see stops along the route. Zurich marks the starting point, while Lugano stands as the final stop on your incredible journey. This fantastic option, organized by Globus, presents an unbeatable value at just $212 per day.

  • Coach / Bus
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
$1,699
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 20% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by G Adventures



7 Days Paris to Rome 3 Destinations through France, Switzerland, Italy 16 People at Most Ages 18 to 39 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Spanning over 7 days, this journey, visiting France, Switzerland, and Italy, has a maximum size of 16 individuals. Welcoming travelers from 18 to 39 years old, it is organized by G Adventures, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. Beginning in beautiful Paris, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Rome. Available at an unbeatable price of only $200 per day, this option also has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars from previous guests. Hurry and secure your spot while this incredible sale lasts!

  • Historical
$1,749 $1,399
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Globus



9 Days Rome to Paris 6 Destinations through Italy, Switzerland, France 46 People at Most Ages 8 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional journey, visiting Italy, Switzerland, and France, that has garnered a 5 out of 5 rating. With a duration of 9 days, this jouney will have 46 participants, and it warmly welcomes travelers from 8 to 80 years old. And since the priority is on local culture and family-friendly activities, this tour is a great choice. Expertly organized by Globus, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $250 per day.

  • Coach / Bus
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Boat
  • Family
$2,249
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Omega Tours



8 Days Zurich to Geneva 8 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 8 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This memorable voyage is offered by Omega Tours which has received plenty of positive reviews. The trip itself has a guest rating of 5 out of 5 stars, and is priced affordably at $311 per day. Explore 8 incredible locations on this trip, including Stein, Lucerne, Interlaken, and Bern. Zurich marks the starting point, while Geneva stands as the final stop on your incredible journey. The maximum group size is 16 people, welcoming travelers from 8 and up.

  • Sightseeing
  • Historical
  • Family
$2,488
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Trafalgar



11 Days Rome to Paris 9 Destinations through Italy, Switzerland, France 48 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Set off on an extraordinary journey, visiting Italy, Switzerland, and France, that has been awarded a 5 out of 5 stars by previous guests. This extraordinary adventure also revolves around local culture and family-friendly activities. With a duration of 11 days, this voyage offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 48 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to travelers from 5 and up. Discover a journey that spans 9 destinations, with notable stops in Como, Engelberg, Lucerne, and Siena. Beginning in beautiful Rome, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Paris. Brought to you by Trafalgar, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $316 per day.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
$3,476
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Trafalgar



11 Days Rome to Paris 7 Destinations through Italy, Switzerland, France 48 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled trip for 11 unforgettable days, visiting Italy, Switzerland, and France. It ensures an intimate group setting with 48 participants at most. This trip takes you on an adventure to 7 destinations, including Florence, Pisa, Venice, and Lucerne. Rome will mark the start of your journey, while Paris will serve as its final destination. Trafalgar, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests travelers from 5 and up. This terrific trip also highights local culture and family-friendly activities. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $340 per day.

  • Coach / Bus
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
$3,735
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Globus



9 Days Rome to Paris 7 Destinations through Italy, Switzerland, France 50 People at Most Ages 8 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This fantastic voyage has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars, visiting Italy, Switzerland, and France. With 7 destinations to explore, you'll get the chance to see Bellinzona, Lucerne, Basel, and Florence, and more. Rome marks the starting point, while Paris stands as the final stop on your incredible journey. You're in for an epic adventure with a strong emphasis on local culture and family-friendly activities. Lasting 9 days, the maximum group size is 50 people, and it's good for travelers from 8 to 80 years old. Organized by Globus, this is a great deal because it's only $409 per day.

  • Coach / Bus
  • Sightseeing
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
$3,679
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
by Trafalgar



8 Days Rome to Paris 5 Destinations through Italy, Switzerland, France 50 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 4.3 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary journey, visiting Italy, Switzerland, and France, is the perfect choice. Along the way, this journey encompasses 5 destinations, including Florence, Venice, and Lucerne. Beginning in beautiful Rome, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Paris. Spanning across 8 days, the journey accommodates 50 individuals, and is suitable for travelers from 5 and up. Offered by Trafalgar, this remarkable journey is priced at just $269 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • Historical
  • Family
$2,156
TourRadar
by Trafalgar



9 Days Geneva to Zurich 9 Destinations 48 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by Trafalgar has received a 4 out of 5 rating. On this 9-day trip you can unwind while also making new memories. This itinerary covers 9 captivating destinations, with stops in Montreux, Gruyeres, Bern, and Interlaken, among others. Geneva will mark the start of your journey, while Zurich will serve as its final destination. With a group size of 48 people, it's suitable for travelers from 5 and up. With an emphasis on local culture and family-friendly activities, you know you'll have an amazing adventure. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $358 per day.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
$3,218
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Blue-Roads Touring



9 Days Venice to Zurich 11 Destinations through Italy, Switzerland 18 People at Most Ages 18 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this trip that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 5 out of 5 rating, visiting Italy and Switzerland. Immerse yourself in a travel experience that includes 11 destinations, featuring Iseo, Tirano, Andermatt, and Interlaken. Venice marks the starting point, while Zurich stands as the final stop on your incredible journey. Spanning across 9 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 18 participants, and it's great for travelers from 18 to 80 years old. Brought to you by the renowned Blue-Roads Touring, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $569 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • Historical
$5,119
TourRadar

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Also, if you're departing from a specific destination, see The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Basel, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Zurich, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Geneva, The Best 10-Day Tours from Zurich, or The Best 2-Week Tours from Zurich for more package tour options.

How much do historical tours in Switzerland cost?

Average Daily Price Historical Tours
$323

Visitors will find a large range of terrific options for historical tours when planning a visit to Switzerland. The price of these specific trips can vary according to length, destinations, and travel style. The average price of historical tours in Switzerland based on data from 10 options is an affordable $323 per day. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in Switzerland.

And for more information on Switzerland, see Switzerland Travel Costs and Switzerland Hotel Costs.


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