Few transport methods capture old world romance as perfectly as an 1890s Classic Trolley and the nostalgic vehicles aren’t just confined to museums – replica trolleys are now a popular way for tourists to take in the sights.
Category: Things To Do
June 4, 2013
Earning the honorary nickname of ‘Queen of the Swiss Mountains’, the towering peak of Mount Rigi is one of Switzerland’s most visited mountains, celebrated for its jaw-dropping views over Lake Lucerne.
May 21, 2013
Set on the glittering Lake Zurich against a dramatic mountain backdrop, few places are picturesque as Zurich and as the weather heats up, there’s plenty to keep you busy in Switzerland’s largest city . Here are some ideas for things to do in Zurich in summer.
May 7, 2013
Bringing the best of national and international Blues acts to Switzerland since 2003, the legendary Blues Festival Baden is set to celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2013. A week of music concerts, all-ages workshops, pub performances and jam sessions, the Blues Festival has become one of the most anticipated music events of the year, with festival organizers also dishing out the prestigious Swiss Blues Award to the most notable homegrown act and crowds of music lovers pouring in from nearby Zurich.
April 9, 2013
With an incredible variety of museums and galleries to choose from, making a list of Zurich’s best museums is no easy task, but whether you’re into art, history or something a little different, here’s our pick of the best.
1. Museum Reitberg
Specializing in world art and history, the Reitberg Museum offers an eclectic mix of works amassed by collector Baron von der Heydt who donated his personal collection to the city of Zurich back in 1952. The varied pieces make for a fascinating permanent exhibition, showcasing a vast assembly of Islamic art and crafts, Chinese ceramics, Buddhist art, Armenian carpets and elaborately patterned African masks.
March 26, 2013
Zurich might not be the cheapest city to indulge in gourmet cuisine, but the city’s vast range of restaurants make it a great place to tuck into some Swiss specialties. Here’s a few ideas for what to try.
1. Zurich Geschnetzeltes
Zurich’s most famous traditional dish, Zurich Geschnetzeltes is made from thin strips of veal, cooked up in a creamy mushroom and white wine sauce. Couple it with another Swiss special, Rosti – pan-fried grated potato cakes.