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Zurich

Switzerland

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Quick Guide

  • German, French, Italian and Romansh
  • Swiss franc
  • 2 hrs
  • +1 hr

Home to many world’s major banks, lakes, mountains and parks, Zurich is a top tourist spot for many visitors. This charming city is also known as a global centre for banking and, therefore, attracts a lot of business clientele. Zurich has over 100 company hotels that are perfect for overnight stays. However, it is an expensive city, but the experience is more than worth it. The first thing that a lot of passengers notice are the famous Zurich fountains. There are over 1000 different types of fountains in the city, which is quite impressive and offers many picturesque spots.

The first stop for many tourists is the magnificent Lake Zurich, where guided boat tours available. There is also the famous Swiss National Museum that is considered to be one of the most important museums in all of Europe. Here you can find a lot of exhibitions and art collections. The Fraumünster Church is also one of the most prominent landmarks in the city that welcomes many tourists throughout the year. Go to the Botanical Garden of the University of Zurich that houses over 9000 plant species. Rote Fabrik that was once a factory today holds numerous music and cultural events and is perfect to check out in the evenings.

Zurich Key Facts

  • German, French, Italian and Romansh
  • Swiss franc
  • 2 hrs
  • +1 hr

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Nearest Airports

  • Zurich Airport (ZRH)
  • Altenrhein Airport (ACH) - 47 miles
  • Euroairport France (MLH) - 47 miles
  • Hohenems Airport (HOH) - 47 miles
  • Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) - 47 miles
  • Basel Mulhouse Airport (BSL) - 47 miles
  • Fontaine Airport (BOR) - 47 miles
  • Ascona Airport (ACO) - 69 miles
  • Soellingen Airport (FKB) - 69 miles
  • Lugano Airport (LUG) - 69 miles
  • Stuttgart Airport (STR) - 83 miles
  • Strasbourg Airport (SXB) - 83 miles
  • Lahr Airport (LHA) - 83 miles
  • Bern Airport (BRN) - 84 miles
  • Samedan Airport (SMV) - 84 miles
  • Colmar-Houssen Airport (CMR) - 83 miles
  • Sion Airport (SIR) - 84 miles
  • Memmingen Airport (FMM) - 94 miles
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Where To Stay

Our guide to the best hotels in Zurich.

Eden Au Lac

8. Seefeld - Riesbach, Zürich
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Savoy Baur en Ville

1. Zurich Old Town–City Centre, Zürich
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Alden Luxury Suite Hotel Zurich

2. Wollishofen-Enge, Zürich
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Widder Hotel

1. Zurich Old Town–City Centre, Zürich
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Zurich Marriott Hotel

1. Zurich Old Town–City Centre, Zürich
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Hotel Continental Zurich – MGallery by Sofitel

6. Unterstrass - Oberstrass, Zürich
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Marktgasse Hotel

1. Zurich Old Town–City Centre, Zürich
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Central Plaza

1. Zurich Old Town–City Centre, Zürich
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EMA House Hotel Suites

6. Unterstrass - Oberstrass, Zürich
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Hotel Glärnischhof

2. Wollishofen-Enge, Zürich
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Scheuble Hotel

1. Zurich Old Town–City Centre, Zürich
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Sorell Hotel Rütli

1. Zurich Old Town–City Centre, Zürich
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Leoneck

1. Zurich Old Town–City Centre, Zürich
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Sorell Hotel Seidenhof

1. Zurich Old Town–City Centre, Zürich
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Walhalla Hotel

5. Gewerbeschule - Escher Wyss, Zürich
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