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Zurich

Switzerland ( Europe )
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Zurich is categorised as Heritage


Limmat River (Photo Courtesy: MadGeographer)
Zurich City at Night (Photo Courtesy: Andyindia)
Rapperswil Castle (Photo Courtesy: Roland zh)
Rhine Falls (Photo Courtesy: Earth explorer)
Mt. Titlis Cable Car (Photo Courtesy: Björn Söderqvist)
Grindelwald (Photo Courtesy: Cristo Vlahos)

Reasons to Visit
  • Zurich is the lifestyle capital of Switzerland that thrives in ancient history and culture.
  • Zurich is Switzerland's largest city with 50+ museums and over 100 art galleries is home to the world’s most finest and priced art collection.
  • Apart from being a popular heritage destination the city hosts dazzling night life, vast open spaces for children to run about, Restaurants that serve the best local cuisine and a midpoint to many such sightseeing points in and around the city.
  • Zurich offers great connectivity with destinations in India and therefore is the typical arrival point for travellers to arrive.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Zurich
  • Zurich is connected by Air with Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Cochin (Ernakulam)

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2 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Zurich

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Short Break (4-6 nights)1
Holiday (7 or more)1

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List of Holidays for Zurich

Short Break

  • Super Scenic Switzerland (5 Nights)

Holiday

  • European Dreams (12 Nights)

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Destination Ideas

  • Understanding Switzerland - A Picture Perfect Destination

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    The Augustiner Church: Visit the Augustiner Church for its magnificent glass paintings, murals; a fine example of Reformation architecture built in 1270 by the Hermits of Augustine. It was transformed into a wine cellar by the Catholics but then restored as a Church in the early 90's.
    Church
    Roman Catholic Church
    0
    Walk through the narrow streets of lakeside promenade for an evening stroll and enjoy the illuminati that lights up intricate gothic architecture of the picturesque Old Town.
    Lake or Riverside
    City Lake
    0
    Shopping
    High Street, General
    2
    The Swiss sculptor brought his dream take shape in reality in the form of murals shaped larger than lifeamidst a green oasis. There are statues of living creatures out of the artists imagination which he created into a wonderful piece of art.
    Arts Crafts Culture
    Cultural Centre
    22
    Rapperswil Castle is a beautiful 13th century castle located on the shores of Lake Zurich. The Rapperswil Castle is perched high upon a hill and is home to a Polish Museum. The castle offers stunning views of the Lake.
    View Point
    Lake Views
    39
    The Rose Gardens in Rapperswil town near Zurich are world famous for a variety of roses. The town of Rapperswil earns its name owing to more than 16,000 roses of over 600 varieties that flower in its famed rose gardens. There are rose gardens surrounding the Capuchin Monastery and on the Schanz, which is a rose garden for the blind with particularly fragrant roses, the names of which are written in brail on guide panels.
    Gardens
    Rose Garden
    39
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    If you love waterfalls, you cannot miss Europe's biggest falls. A half day tour from Zurich, Rhine falls will leave you mesmerised with its force and landscape. Adventure enthusiasts can take a boat ride to the falls to get an up close and personal view of the Rhine falls.
    Natural Wonders
    Waterfall
    48
    A landscape with not less than 73 peaks at once offers a magnificent view of the Apls. One can take a cableway from Kriens to Pilatus from Lucerne and enjoy a panoramic view cradled amidst the Alpine range. Enjoy a meal at the restaurant on the Pilatus peak from sumptuous international delicacies to choose from.
    View Point
    Valley Views
    65
    A glacial paradise at 9900 ft. height is covered with snow and ice all year long. Visitors can enjoy the gorgeous 360º view from the rotating “ROTAIR” gondola, the world's first rotating cable car that takes you up to Mt. Titlis. (1 and ½ hr from Zurich and 1 hr from Lucerne). One can enjoy the Ice Grotto (a long ice cave) and ride the Ice Flyer (a thrilling chairlift) that takes you closer to the ice crevasses.
    Rides
    Ropeway
    91
    Located at the foot of the Alpstein mountains, half an hour tour from Zurich, Appenzeller cheese factory is famous for its spicy cheese recipe which dates back 700 years. Learn all about the production of this famous cheese, as well as the history and traditions associated with cheese making in Switzerland. You'll definitely want to try some samples while you're there.
    Activity
    Factory Visit
    99
    UNESCO World Heritage listed Jungfraujoch mountain pass (approx. 4 1/2 hours by train from Zurich to the top) is the highest railway station in Europe is located 3,454 metres above sea level. While travelling to the Aletsch Glacier you will be left mesmerised by the sparkling icy boulevard. One can admire a panoramic view from the Ice palace or the Aetsch Glacier.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site
    101
    Nestled between the 3 mountain peaks: Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau, Grindelwald was the first tourist resorts in Europe since 17th century. Here, events are organized throughout the year including the "World Snow Festival" that invites artists from all over the world to create ice and snow sculptures. In summer time Grindelwald offers tourists a carpet of wild Alpine flowers, spruce fir, mountain maple and grazing cattle and an ideal terrain for summer sports such as hiking and biking.
    Activity
    Snow Experience
    135
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Zurich City Tour introduces you to the famous sights of the city. Visit the National Museum, world famous Bahnhofstrasse, historic Limmatquai, St Peter's Church, visit the famous Lindt Chocolate factory, and explore the old town of Zurich.
    Activity
    Village Visit
    5
    Activity
    Watersports
    37

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Average Day / Night Temperature of Zurich, Switzerland

January
3°C / -3°C
February
1°C / -5°C
March
8°C / -2°C
April
15°C / 3°C
May
16°C / 5°C
June
22°C / 8°C
July
24°C / 11°C
August
26°C / 12°C
September
20°C / 8°C
October
15°C / 4°C
November
10°C / 1°C
December
3°C / -2°C

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Airport in Zurich
  • Zurich Airport ( ZRH ) , Zurich
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