Zürich Travel Guide

Advertisement

Photo of Zürich Photo: Ales Liska/shutterstock

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.

Hotels

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

Restaurants

Zürich Restaurants

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

Hotels

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

Advertisement

Trip Finder
Store
Guidebooks

Fodor's Switzerland

View Details
Travel Phrases

Learn French Phrases before or while you're on the go!

Learn More
Forums
Travel Deals