Zürich Travel Guide


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Plan Your Zürich Vacation

Zürich, located by the Limmat River at the point where it emerges from the Zürichsee (Lake of Zürich), is a beautiful city with vistas of snowy mountains in the distance and a charming Altstadt (Old Town) made up primarily of medieval churches, guildhalls, and town houses. This rich banking center and bastion of Swiss-Germanism has actually become cool and found its voice with a vibrant restaurant, art and design scene that offers lively counterpoints to its fascinating history.


Zürich Hotels

A string of small boutique hotels has popped up in the last decade, all with a strong focus on design, sleeping comfort, and... read more


Zürich Restaurants

Since the mid-1990s, Zürich's restaurant trade has boomed. The new establishments, both Swiss and international, tend to... read more


Zürich Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go to Zürich

    A dip into the Middle Ages: Museum-perfect in their leaded-glass and Gothic-wood details, a dozen medieval guildhalls have been... Read more

  • Kreis 1 Shopping

    In the Altstadt, Zürich's Bahnhofstrasse is a worldwide phenomenon, attracting shoppers with gold cards from all over the globe. Across... Read more

  • Ulrich Zwingli, Freedom Fighter

    Visitors to Zürich soon hear about Ulrich Zwingli, the no-nonsense (and, one suspects, humorless) religious reformer who taught the... Read more


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