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Travel Guide to Zurich

The largest city in Switzerland, Zurich is the commercial and cultural epicentre, although Switzerland’s capital city is actually Bern. Zurich has long been the home to the major financial institutions and it is this that has ensured the city’s prominence, with vast sums of money being held by the banks for global clients.

For the regular visitor to Zurich the city is a pleasantly attractive one, with a clean and well laid out city centre offering everything needed – good hotels, good food and lots to see. Although often perceived as a place for the older visitor Zurich does have a lively nightlife, with some excellent clubs and bars around the Niederdorf and Langstrasse areas of the city.

Guide to Zurich Attractions

Leave time to explore Zurich in order to see some of the sights. The Zurich top attractions include the Cabaret Voltaire is great to see for yourself. The Grossmunster Church are also well worth seeking out. Zurich’s culture offers loads to see!

We recommend booking a Zurich tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Zurich based guides who will show you Zurich’s less well known attractions.

Zurich Sports Information

As everyone knows, Zurich’s population are avid fans of Soccer. The best-known team is Grasshopper Club Zurich at their home: Hardturm. Each year, the biggest event in Zurich’s sporting calendar is Grasshoppers versus FC Zurich, which you can see at the Hardturm - tickets can be hard to get, so book in advance!

Guide to Zurich Attractions

Leave time to explore Zurich in order to see some of the sights. The Zurich top attractions include the Cabaret Voltaire is great to see for yourself. The Grossmunster Church are also well worth seeking out. Zurich’s culture offers loads to see!

We recommend booking a Zurich tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Zurich based guides who will show you Zurich’s less well known attractions.

Zurich Weather

It is simple to find the best weather in Zurich courtesy of our easy to read climate guide to Zurich. The table below displays annual temperature trends in Zurich over twelve months, giving a guide to the climate of Zurich, so you can plan the best time to go!

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Tips For Driving in Zurich

All you need to drive a car in Zurich is your regular UK license. For security in Switzerland, make sure your license is valid before you go to Zurich.

When you drive in Zurich, in common with the rest of Switzerland, you need to drive on the right.

You can book car hire in Zurich before you travel to Switzerland and there are a number of depots in Zurich where you can collect your hire car.

Zurich Airport Information

Zurich Airport is approximately 8 miles north from Zurich. The international IATA code for the airport is ZRH is only about 2 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into Zurich, and taxis are also available. Zurich Airport offers plenty to do including shops offering souvenirs of Zurich.

Zurich UK Consulate Details

If you get into trouble in Zurich, or just need some advice, the Zurich British Consulate is the place to go.

British Vice-Consulate
Hegibachstrasse 47
8032 Zurich

Telephone: 01 383 65 60

Quick Guide to Zurich

City Name: Zurich
Country: Switzerland
Language: German
Currency: Swiss Franc
Time Difference: GMT + 1
Electricity Supply: 220V AC 50Hz

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