Our virtual guide contains information about the main attractions, events and shopping hot spots in Zurich. On our "Nature & Region" page, we present the highlights of the area that should not be missed, if your timetable allows it.
Zurich offers so many sights to see. A relaxed stroll through the city reveals something amazing at every corner: architectural highlights, historic squares, streets and districts, churches, works of art and much more.
The city on the River Limmat pulsates all year round. The highlights of Zurich’s event calendar include the Street Parade, the Sechseläuten Spring Festival, the Zürifäscht every three years and the Zurich Film Festival.
Thanks to Zurich's ideal location, many Swiss top cities can be reached in day trips. Explore the best nearby Swiss sights during the day and then return to Zurich after dark for its wide array of cultural, gastronomic and nightlife offerings.
From luxury to international brands, traditional businesses and urban Zurich labels – shopping in Zurich inspires both lovers of exclusive items and the fashion-conscious. ‘Lädele’ is what Zurich residents call strolling through the many diverse districts of the city to shop. You can stroll along the bustling and internationally renowned shopping boulevard of Bahnhofstrasse, around the picturesque old town with over 2,000 years of history on the banks of the River Limmat, or among the trendy districts of Zurich-West and Aussersihl.