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Zurich, Switzerland
ZURICH AT A GLIMPSE
Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland, wealthiest in Europe, with the best quality of life in the world. Its history goes back to its founding by the Romans in 15 BC and has a rich medieval background.

Today it is a leading global city listed among the world's largest financial centers. Although the city has a comparatively small population, it is home to many financial institutions and banking giants.

The most important sights are mostly based in Zurich’s town center. Here are some must-sees of Zurich Switzerland:
  • Old Town (the town’s cultural, historical and social center)
  • Grossmünster church (its double towers are Zürich's main landmark)
  • Peterskirche (Peter's Church that has Europe's largest clock-face)
  • Fraumünster (Minster of Our Lady - 9th century Gothic abbey known for its stained glass windows created by Giacometti and Chagall)
  • Lake Zurich (fancied place for walks and boat-rides)
  • Uetliberg peak (869 meter-high mountain with a renowned observation tower)
Apart from that, there’s much to see for culture lovers: visit the local museum, Opera House or the concert hall - Tonhalle. Moreover, Zurich has one of the most famous and exquisite shopping miles in the world as well as varied unique cultural offerings.

See Zurich's medieval buildings, Renaissance town halls, walk down its curvy narrow streets and experience the city’s plentiful opportunities for entertainment.

See it on following tours

Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

13 days

6 cities

2 countries

Venice | Verona | Como | Lugano | Lucerne | Zurich

Explore the best sights of Northern Italy from Venice, Verona and Como to beautiful Switzerland towns Lugano, Lucerne and Zurich in 13 days. Enjoy excellent trip arrangments from locally-sourced guides, remarkable accommodation to convenient transfers to sights.
Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

13 days

6 cities

2 countries

Frankfurt | Heidelberg | Stuttgart | Zurich | Zermatt | Geneva

Have an amazing time exploring the best attractions in Germany and Switzerland! Make your way from German towns to the beauty of Swiss Alps.

Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

8 days

5 cities

1 country

Zurich | Chur | Zermatt | Montreux | Geneva

Set off on a journey to Switzerland and discover its oldest city Chur and top towns, ride the Glacier Express and rise high into the Swiss Alps. Take in beautiful Alpine scenery as you travel on the Gornergrat Bahn, stay in the Swiss Riviera, Montreux, visit Chillon Castle and see top Geneva sights.
Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

8 days

3 cities

1 country

Zurich | Lucerne | Interlaken

Take in the beauty of Swiss Alps and beautiful lakes as you travel from Zurich to Lucerne to Interlaken and even take a train to the Top of Europe!
Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

10 days

2 cities

1 country

Lucerne | Interlaken

Immerse yourself in Switzerland's winter fairytale! In 10 days explore 5 cities including a stay in Rigi Kaltbad, a lovely resort in the Swiss Alps.
Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

11 days

6 cities

1 country

Zurich | Lucerne | Bern | Geneva | Lausanne | Zermatt

Discover the top attractions of Switzerland from large cities to petite towns in the Alps, ride on a cogwheel train and the Glacier Express, and go on a boat cruise on Lake Geneva.

Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

11 days

4 cities

1 country

Zurich | Lucerne | Lausanne | Geneva

Explore the highlights of Switzerland, make your way to the 'Top of Europe', Jungfraujoch, on a cogwheel train and ride the tasty Chocolade Train. With remarkable accommodation and excellent tours of the landmarks, your Swiss adventure will be one to remember. 

Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

15 days

8 cities

2 countries

Paris | Lyon | Chamonix | Geneva | Montreux | Zermatt | Chur | Zurich

Have the time of your life exploring the major attractions of France and Switzerland! Your experience will be enriched with 11 sightseeing tours and topped up with a railway journey to Chur on board the Glacier Express.
E.g., Sep 25 2018