- Rhine Falls
Top attractions in Zürich
Here are some top attractions in Zurich you could visit and enjoy. There are, of course, dozens of attractions and landmarks in Zurich worth visiting and learning about the history of this amazing city.
The Grossmünster, in Zürich, Switzerland, is a Protestant church built in Romanesque style. It is one of the town's four main churches.
Founded by King Louis the German in 9th century, Fraumünster Church was originally a convent, inhabited by the female members of Europe's aristocracy.
The Swiss National Museum in Zurich is one of the most important art museums in the world's cultural history. The museum was born out of the desire to create a...
Zürich and Switzerland travel guides
Zurich has only 400,000 inhabitants, but it is the largest city in Switzerland. The size doesn’t matter in this case as Zurich is a global financial center and banking hub....
There are so many things that make Switzerland popular with tourists, and we can list five of them from the top of our heads: mountains, lakes, chocolate, cheese, and watches....
Top hotels in Zürich
Zurich has dozens of hotels of various star ratings, together with other lodging solutions, such as guest houses, hostels, and Airbnb. Bellow are some top hotel recommendations from our website. For a general hotel search, check the form at the bottom of this page or our hotel booking page.
With a stay at Widder Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Zurich, just a 4-minute walk from Fraumuenster and 5 minutes by foot from Bahnhofstrasse. This 5-star hotel is 0.5...
Since it was built in 1844, the Baur au Lac has been modernized at regular intervals to stay ahead of the demands of the international clientele. The Restaurant Pavillon (1...
The 5-star Alden Suite Hotel Splügenschloss Zurich offers comfort and convenience whether you’re on business or holiday in Zurich. Both business travelers and tourists can enjoy the property’s facilities and...
With a stay at Savoy Hotel Baur en Ville in Zurich (Old Town), you’ll be steps from Bahnhofstrasse and Fraumuenster. This 5-star hotel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Kunsthaus...
With a stay at Atlantis by Giardino in Zurich (Wiedikon), you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Letzigrund Stadium and Helvetia Square. This 5-star hotel is 2.9 mi (4.7 km)...
With a stay at Hotel Storchen Zurich, you’ll be centrally located in Zurich, steps from Fraumuenster and 4 minutes by foot from Bahnhofstrasse. This 5-star hotel is 0.5 mi (0.7...
Cheap flights calendar for Zürich
The peak season for flights to Zurich is January, March and December. The low season for purchasing tickets is May, June and July.
Zurich is served by Zurich Airport. Direct flights to Zurich are offered by 56 airlines. Most flights are with Swiss International Air Lines. Direct flights from Zurich, United States are airlines: American Airlines, United Airlines, Lufthansa, Air Canada, Finnair and Swiss International Air Lines from New York, Los Angeles, Washington, Philadelphia and Tampa.
Zurich and Switzerland attractions and landmarks
Here are some of the most popular attractions and landmarks in Zurich and Switzerland.
We will launch our phenomenal Central Europe tour in the morning from Zurich, heading out of town to visit the magnificent Lake of Zurich for some of the best photo opportunities of the day.
We’ll head out into the countryside from here to Schaffhausen to see the Rhine Falls, one of Switzerland’s most spectacular waterfalls.
We’ll cross the German border along mountain roads and reach the enchanting Black Forest on our way to Lake Titisee. Here you can enjoy an optional lunch by the lake of pork knuckle and genuine black forest cake (own cost).
We’ll be arriving in Frankfurt in the evening, one of Germany’s most amazing cities.
We will begin our day trip from Germany to the Czech Republic in the morning, reaching the Czech border early in the afternoon and Prague in the evening. A wonderful blend of classical architecture and modern innovations, this stunning jewel of Europe.
Today, with a scenic walking tour along the Coronation Route of the Kings and Queens of Ancient Bohemia, we will introduce you to illustrious Prague. We’ll launch our tour at Castle Hill in the Hradcany district.
We’ll visit Prague Castle first, the residence of the President of the Republic and one of the world’s largest castles. Admission to Golden Road, a street of 11 historic houses located within the castle complex, and the imposing St. Vitus Cathedral are also included in the castle fees.
Next, we’ll walk across Charles Bridge and reach the old quarter where we’ll meet the world-famous Old Town Square Astronomical Clock, which has hosted both revolts and executions, and remains the town’s political and cultural center to this day.
We will make the scenic move from Prague to the hotel in or near the capital of Slovakia, Bratislava, after lunch in the square.
We’ll stay overnight in (or near) Bratislava.
We will fly from Slovakia to Hungary and visit its capital, Bucharest, after a delicious breakfast.
Here we will take a sightseeing tour to discover Heroes’ Square, which, along with numerous other national figures, features statues of the Seven Chieftains of the Magyars, as well as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Hungarian Parliament House, Elisabeth Bridge, the Bastion of the Fisherman, and the Church of Matthias.
Take an optional Danube River cruise to explore the city with a scenic boat ride (own fee) after exploring the city by land.
We will start the next leg of our journey in the morning, when we reach Austria and begin our tour of the capital, Vienna.
We’ll see the beautiful Schonbrunn Palace along the way, the former summer residence of the Imperial family and Empress Maria Theresa ‘s favorite living quarters; the Stadtpark (City Park), birthplace of Johann Strauss’s gilded bronze statue; the Austrian Parliament Building; the world-famous Vienna State Opera; and the Hofburg Palace.
Then we’ll take a walk along Kartnerstrasse to see the immaculate Cathedral of St. Stephen. Tickets can also be arranged (at your own expense) for a Viennese Waltz concert if you wish to experience what Vienna has to offer.
Drop-off time and location: 6:00pm at Isartor Munich. This concludes our 6-day tour.