Zurich holiday information
|Top holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£273|
|Family holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£238|
|Romantic holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£339|
|Luxury holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£274|
|Budget holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£198|
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Located North of the Alps, the Canton of Zurich combines a cosmopolitation atmosphere with a strong regional identity and a spectacular array of mountains, lakes and valleys—all within easy access of central Zurich. On Zurich Canton holidays you can discover the fascinating history of the city and visit world class galleries and museums.
Zurich Canton Holidays: How to get there and when to go
Zurich is Switzerland's largest airport and the city is also served by direct rail connections to a number of European countries. A summer visit means you can go swimming in the lakes but winter is beautiful as well, especially if you are interested in skiing. The city has an extensive network of trams and buses and the inner city can be explored on foot. The time zone is GMT+2.
Historic squares, culture and shopping: Zurich and surroundings
On Augustinergasse, one of the city's oldest streets, you will find carved wooden bay windows, quaint shops and one of Zurich's must see sights, the Augustiner Church. Built in 1270 the church has glass paintings by August Wanner, frescos and intricate murals. Also not to be missed, The Zurich Museum of Art is home to one of Europe's most significant collections and head to the Swiss National Museum in Platzspitz park if you want to learn more about Swiss culture. There are a great variety of shopping outlets to choose from in Zurich, from the quaint shops of the old town, local couture in Zurich-West and Aussersihl, or international designer brands on Bahnhofstrasse.
Outside of the city Uetliberg mountain offers panoramic views of Zurich and is easily accessible by a train from the main station. You can visit Lake Greifen, a stunning area with comfortable hiking trails which pass Greifensee Castle and nature reserve, or follow the clear waters of Lake Zurich to the peaceful wooded mountain of Pfannenstiel. On Zurich Canton holidays there is variety for everyone.