Aerial view of historic Zurich city center with famous Fraumunster Church and river Limmat at Lake Zurich from Grossmunster Church on a sunny day with clouds in summer, Canton of Zurich, Switzerland



Culturally vibrant, efficiently run and attractively set at the meeting of river and lake, Zürich is has emerged as one of Central Europe's hippest destinations.

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From transportation to etiquette, and local treats to try, follow our top tips to enjoy a smooth and authentic visit to Zürich.

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Best Neighborhoods

Zürich is a city that seamlessly blends history, innovation, and natural beauty. This guide will help you choose where to base yourself.

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Day Trips

Beyond the well-trodden St Moritz or Zermatt, consider these six affordable, easily-reached ski villages from Zürich.

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Money and Costs

Stretch your budget further in Zürich with these top money-saving tips.

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With electric trams, free bicycles and scenic ferries, Zürich is a pleasure to get around. Here are our top tips for navigating the Swiss city.

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Free Things to Do

It's easy to spend your money in Zürich. Fortunately, there are plenty of free things to do too. Here are the best of them.

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Traveling with Kids

Sitting pretty next to a river and a lake, everything in Zürich seems perfectly placed for a family trip. Here's how to visit with kids in tow.

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A young girl on a bridge in Zurich, Switzerland looking out at the river.

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