Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland. It is known for its fine arts scene, beautiful historic churches and good shopping opportunities.
Some of the most well-known attractions in Zurich include the River Limmat itself, the two historic churches Fraumunster and Grossmunster, the Kunsthaus and the renowned Street Parade Festival.
Visitors to Zurich should make some time to explore the old town, as well as look around the Botanical gardens. No visit to Switzerland would be complete without a visit to the Beyer Museum, which is devoted to the history of timekeeping and timekeepers and boasts an impressive collection of time keeping devices ranging from early sundials and water clocks to more sophisticated timekeeping devices. In addition, the Swiss National Museum, Zurich Toy Museum and the Rietberg Museum of art and culture are well worth a visit.
Zurich is full of shopping and entertainment options. The Schiffbau Theatre is a large theatre with three stages. The theatre is incredibly popular and has played host to many interesting productions. The city centre is full of fashionable boutiques and high-end stores. The city is often referred to as a "Swiss Milano" and is a great place to pick up the latest designer goods.
The best way to reach Zurich is via Kloten Airport (ZRH). The airport is easy to reach from the city centre by car, or by using the ZVV regional transport network. There are regular trains from the city centre to the airport, as well as bus and taxi services. Special taxis for disabled persons can be ordered via Taxi for Disabled Persons Zurich (BTZ). There are three multi-storey car parks available, as well as short-stay car parks and designated pick-up and drop-off zones near the arrivals and departures sections of the airport.
Zurich has something to offer everyone, from history buffs to fashion lovers. Find cheap flights to Zurich by using TravelSupermarket's price-comparison tool.