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Zurich, the Little Big City in Switzerland

Nicole Meier from Switzerland

Zurich, Switzerland
Photo: Nicole Meier
If you like, you can climb aboard a lake cruiser for a 3-hour tour around the lake or just walk up to the border of the lake and feed the proud swans and cute ducks.

Zurich, Switzerland

Photo: Nicole Meier
You will be absolutely amazed at the nice view over the lake to the high Alps.

Zurich, Switzerland

Photo: Nicole Meier
There's a lot more to explore. Come see us. You'll have an unforgettable stay in this little big city.

Come and discover the little big city in Switzerland. It's worth it to see the nicest sights. You shouldn't miss the romantic old part of town, the magnificent lake, the beautiful House Mountain, and of course, the most famous shopping street in all of Switzerland. So make plans to stay at least 4 days, or even longer. In fact, no matter what your idea of fun is, you'll find it in Switzerland.

If it is your first stay in this city, you should start in the heart of Zurich, the historical romantic old part of town. The narrow alley ways lace the picturesque houses and are only allowed for pedestrians. Here, you'll have a wonderful time drinking and eating in a charming bistro where you can sit outside and enjoy the sun. While you're savoring the traditional Swiss food, you'll catch the fascinating atmosphere and will observe the different people who walk by.

In this area you'll find everything you need: cute hotels for overnight, exquisite dining restaurants, quality entertainment and street artists. Only a few steps away, you can explore the magnificent lake and the river that divides the city into two parts.

If you like, you can climb aboard a lake cruiser for a 3-hour tour around the lake or just walk up to the border of the lake and feed the proud swans and cute ducks. You will be absolutely amazed at the nice view over the lake to the high Alps draped with snow in the background. For more fun, you can explore the lake with the colorful paddle boats.

If you want to get a better overview of Zurich, be sure to visit the beautiful Uetliberg mountain called House Mountain. It's perfect for the whole family with whom you can take a ride on the railway built in 1923 to the top where you'll breathe the fresh mountain air. From the lookout tower, you'll have a picturesque view of the lake, the city and the amazing Alps.

Last but not least, don't miss walking down the most famous shopping street, the Bahnhofstrasse, a distance of 1.4 kilometers. On both sides, you'll find everything you need: clothes, jewelry, books, souvenirs, sidewalk cafés, and of course, you'll find the well-known Swiss banks. There's a lot more to explore. Come see us. You'll have an unforgettable stay in this little big city. You won't regret it.


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