|Top holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£308|
|Family holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£286|
|Romantic holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£386|
|Luxury holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£290|
|Budget holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£215|
Zurich is a charming Swiss city, filled with beauty and culture, such as parks and museums. Surrounded by mountains and often described as a 'portal to the Alps', this international financial centre is a hit with tourists and holidaymakers the world over.
The best time to visit Zurich is during the summer, when the days are longer and the weather is warm and sunny. Fans of snow may wish wait for December or January. The city's excellent publich transport system, with its trams and buses make travelling around the city effortless during your Zurich holidays. The city is also easily explorable by foot. The time zone is GMT +2.
Zurich's old town contains medieval buildings, Europe's largest clock face, as well as the city's most famous landmark, the double towers of the Grossmünster (Great Minster). It's also a great spot for shopping and nightlife. Bahnhofstrasse is downtown Zurich's main shopping street, containing some of the world's most luxurious and expensive brands. There are some ideal people watching spots such as Lindenhofplatz, a square containing pretty linden trees. The Women's Minster and the Great Minster are two examples of the city's architectural and religious points of interest.
There are many options for interesting and fun days out for all of the family on your Zurich holidays, including the Zoo with its popular daily penguin parade. There are also several boat trips availablealong Zurich's Limmat River. The Kunsthaus, Zurich's museum for modern art, houses some of Europe's most important and spectacular works of art. Reitberg Museum is another favourite with art lovers, with its galleries containing Asian, African, American and Oceanian art.