Zürich Travel Guide
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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.
... A string of small boutique hotels has popped up in the last decade, all with a strong focus on design, sleeping comfort, and generous bathrooms—think large...read more
Since the mid-1990s, Zürich's restaurant trade has boomed. The new establishments, both Swiss and international, tend to favor lighter, leaner meals served...read more
Things To Do in Zürich
From the northern tip of the Zürichsee, the Limmat...read more
A dip into the Middle Ages: Museum-perfect in their leaded-glass and Gothic-wood details, a dozen medieval guildhalls have been transformed into... Read more
In the Altstadt, Zürich's Bahnhofstrasse is a worldwide phenomenon, attracting shoppers with gold cards from all over the globe. Across the river... Read more
Visitors to Zürich soon hear about Ulrich Zwingli, the no-nonsense (and, one suspects, humorless) religious reformer who taught the city to buckle... Read more
Switzerland may be best known for its frosty summits, but the tiny-yet-diverse country opens up in summertime... Read more
Starting in the sun-splashed coast of the French Riviera, a road trip is one of the most stunning and... Read more
The Swiss city of Basel is getting ready to host to the who's who of the art world yet again, with the... Read more
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Just back less than a week ago from my 8 day/night solo trip to Bern.
Stayed in a 333 year-old building apartment (VRBO) a half block from Bern's famous Muenster and half a block from Clock Tower.
Had sun, Read more
There is no way our trip would have been so enjoyable without the suggestions from the fodor community so a BIGGGGG thank you!
Here is the link to our blog which is slow but sure!
http://talesoftwoglobetrotters.blogspot.com/ Read more