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.
Category: Free Things to Do
March 12, 2013
Famed as an international banking center and home to the ‘most expensive shopping street in Europe’, Zurich isn’t the place to bag a bargain, but there are still plenty of budget friendly things to do. Here are some ideas for stretching out your travel funds in one of Europe’s most expensive destinations.
November 20, 2012
With the streets aglow with fairy lights and the scent of cinnamon wafting through the air, festive cheer is in abundance in Zurich. Winter in Switzerland’s largest city also offers an array of Christmas shopping options, hosting some of the most renowned Christmas markets in Europe.
June 19, 2012
Passing the day in the air of a good museum is a joy known to travelers everywhere. In Zurich, the experience can be particularly pleasant. The following institutions are sure to improve any visit to Switzerland’s largest city, and best of all, admission is free.
May 8, 2012
Zurich is rich in culture and natural beauty, but if there is one thing Zurich generally is not, is a low-cost affair. In fact, Switzerland is considered to be one of the most expensive places to go in all of Europe, so if you are travelling on a budget, it is best to do your homework on where you want to go and how you want to get there. Luckily, there are options.
February 28, 2012
It is amazing how little information there is out there dedicated to elucidating the simple pleasures of sightseeing in Zurich. Newcomers to the city could do worse than referring to the following basic short course on where to find the best and most captivating views that Zurich has to offer.