The scenic gateway to the Bernese Oberland, surrounded by majestic peaks and bordered by its eponymous lake, Lucerne is one of Switzerland’s most postcard-worthy cities and at just an hour from Zurich it’s the perfect choice for a day trip.
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June 2, 2015
Tucked in the folds of the Eastern Alps, between Austria and Switzerland, landlocked Liechtenstein is all-too-often overlooked by visitors, and at just 25km long, the teeny-tiny country measures up as the sixth smallest country in the world. The miniature country’s biggest selling point is its size and location, and at just 1.5 hours by car, visiting Liechtenstein from Zurich is a good choice for a day trip, offering the unique opportunity to visit 2 countries in one day and often accompanied with a visit to nearby Heidiland.
May 5, 2015
With its vibrant festivals, lively nightlife and idyllic mountain backdrop, there are few Swiss cities as captivating as Zurich, but despite its popularity, the cultural capital still has some secrets up its sleeve. To help you discover more about Switzerland’s biggest city, here are 8 things you probably didn’t know about Zurich.
April 28, 2015
Switzerland’s biggest city has always been the life of the party and there’s no better time to experience Zurich’s hedonistic side than during one of its many annual festivals. From the riot of colour and techno-music that takes over the streets during the summer Zurich Street Parade to the ritualistic burning of the Böögg to welcome in the spring: here are 8 of Zurich’s top festivals and events.
April 7, 2015
From funky Swatch watches to the much sought-after Rolex, Switzerland is home to some of the world’s most renowned watchmakers and there’s no better souvenir than a dazzling timepiece to impress your friends back home. With the recent rise of the Swiss Franc, Swiss exports will likely rocket in price, so now’s the perfect time to buy on location and Zurich is a great place to find all the top brands. From where to find the best watchmakers to selecting the perfect watch, here’s everything you need to know about shopping for a Swiss watch in Zurich.
March 3, 2015
A lively promenade tracing the banks of the River Limmat and lined with shops, restaurants and cafés, Zurich’s Limmatquai seamlessly bridges the gap between the historic Old Town and the modern west bank, and the scenic waterfront is perfect for a walking tour.