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Located in the center of Switzerland and at the heart of Europe. Whether you are coming from Madrid or Stockholm, most European capitals are reached in less than 2.5 hours from Zurich by plane. With its Main Railway Station, Zurich also has the largest railway station in Switzerland – with direct connections to other Swiss cities and the surrounding countries. Find out more about arriving in Zurich by bus, train, car or plane.
Sightseeing in Zurich
The most important sights such as the Old Town, Bahnhofstrasse, Grossmünster church and Lake Zurich are all based in Zurich’s town center. They are all reached within a three-hour walk or can be accessed by public transport. Culture lovers will enjoy a visit to the museum, Opera House, Schauspielhaus (municipal theater) or Tonhalle (concert hall). Nature fans can take a trip to Zurich’s very own Uetliberg "mountain", visit the zooor take a boat to Rapperswil.
Nightlife in Zurich – Bars, Clubs and Concerts
Zurich is the place to be for night owls, for nowhere else in Switzerland is there such a large and diverse nightlife. Whether in one of the countless bars along Langstrasse, in a cozy lounge high above Zurich's rooftops, in the best seats at a concert, or in a club featuring electronic, rock or experimental music – thanks to the short distances, Zurich’s clubs, bars, parties and concerts guarantee an unforgettable night out.
Shopping – Brands and Special Buys in Zurich
Luxury and international brands on Bahnhofstrasse, trend and tradition in the picturesque Old Town, and sophisticated Zurich labels in Zürich-West & Aussersihl. Many stores are closed on Sunday. The stores at Zurich's Main Railway Station and Zurich Airport are open 365 days a year.
Tours in Zurich
Discover Zurich and the region on a tour. Your guide will explain the city’s history and provide insider tips – whether on guided walks or tours of the city, excursions to Swiss sights, or during group events. Allow yourself to be surprised.
Full Country Name: Swiss Confederation Area: 41,295 sq km (16,105 sq mi) Population: 7.3 million Currency: Swiss Francs (CHF / SFr) Capital city: Bern (pop 130,000) People: 74% German, 20% French, 4% Italian & 1% Romansch Language: German, French, Italian & Romansch Religion: 49% Roman Catholic & 48% Protestant Government: Federal republic Time: GMT/UTC plus one hour Electricity: 220 volts, 50Hz Tourism: 11 million visitors annually Major Cities: Zurich, Geneva, Bern, Basel, Lausanne
Country InformationFrom the cosmopolitan offerings of Geneva to the UNESCO heritage site of the Aletsch Glacier, Switzerland is a veritable treasure trove waiting to be discovered. Whether you want to reach the top of the Jungfrau to see the stunning views of the German Black Forest and the French Vosges, visit Lake Geneva's historic lakeside villages like the Olympic city of Lausanne, stroll in the car-free, 7,000-foot atmosphere of Bettmeralp, travel across Lake Lucerne to the alp horn and handoergeli (Swiss accordion) shops in the village of Schwyz, see the Bear Pit in Berne and wonder at the Chillon Castle near Lake Geneva, which is a 12th-century fortress and an inspiration for the works of the poet Lord Byron or chug along in one of the famous Swiss scenic trains: the Golden Pass, the William Tell, the Bernina or Glacier Express as they smoothly snake across Swiss alpine fields, carrying on the breeze, the clanging of cow bells, the faint smell of wood, and the soothing sounds of mountain streams, we are the Swiss travel specialists.Like Swiss master chocolatiers, we at EuroSwiss Global will create an exqusite travel confection for you, which will include glacier treks, colorful festivals, local cuisine, historic tours against a backdrop of lush natural beauty and warm Alpine hospitality and have you asking for more.
History & CultureSwitzerland, the peaceful, modern country with a high per capita income and most modern living standards, has had a turbulent history. The country's passageways and mountain passes through the Alps made it a coveted territory for many powerful states in ancient times. The earliest recorded colonizers of Switzerland were the Romans, who brought in the concepts of urban planning to the lake settlements that once characterized Switzerland. In the middle ages, the Swiss Confederation was established and it grew through treaties and forcible seizures of neighboring territories. After centuries of conflict between Calvinists and Catholics, peasants and nobility, and between the various ruling clans, the Helvetic Republic was created when Napoleon seized the country in early 18th century. In 1848, Switzerland became a federal state. Switzerland's pacifist, neutral position is legendary. In the two world wars, Switzerland refused to join either of the warring sides. This has made Switzerland the center of many cultural activities. The UN, Red Cross and many important international organizations are based in Switzerland. The people speak French, German, Italian and even Croatian, but linguistic differences have not turned into cultural conflicts in this peace loving nation. Christianity is the dominant religion. But the austere Calvinist past of this country has not hampered the tolerance and broad outlook of the people, who have welcomed people with all religious backgrounds.