The Best Things to Do in Zurich

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Zurich

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Popular things to do in Zurich

Lake Zurich ©
Water Body
Lake Zurich
4.7
Duration: 3 hours
Old Town ©
Neighborhood
Old Town
4.6
Duration: 3 hours
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Neighborhood
Bahnhofstrasse
3.9
Duration: 2 hours
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Art Museum
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Often associated with international banks, Zurich surprises visitors with its trendy neighborhoods and natural beauty. Its Alpine surroundings make it an ideal destination for nature lovers and passionate skiers, and many of the things to do in Zurich relate to the town's scenic landscapes. The sprawling Lake Zurich lures visitors with its sightseeing boat tours, walking paths, lush parks, and immaculate beaches like Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen. Famed for its well-preserved 19th-century architecture and cobblestoned lanes, the atmospheric Old Town (Altstadt) serves as a convenient starting point for tours around the city. Swiss National Museum and Kunsthaus stand out among the city's renowned galleries and museums.

Side trips from Zurich

Lake Lucerne ©
Water Body
Lake Lucerne Lucerne
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Mt Pilatus ©
Wildlife Area
Mt Pilatus Kriens
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
Titlis ©
Mountain
Titlis Engelberg
4.6
Duration: 6 hours
Rhine Falls ©
Waterfall
Rhine Falls Neuhausen am Rheinfall
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Zurich

Museum Rietberg ©
Art Museum
Museum Rietberg
4.6
Duration: 3 hours
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich ©
Specialty Museum
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich
4.4
Duration: 1 hour
Limmat ©
Water Body
Limmat
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Beach
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
5.0
Duration: 4 hours

Museums in Zurich

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Landesmuseum ©
History Museum
Landesmuseum
3.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum ©
Specialty Museum
Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum
3.7
Duration: 2 hours
Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection ©
Art Gallery
Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection
3.9
Duration: 3 hours
FIFA World Football Museum ©
Specialty Museum
FIFA World Football Museum
4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min

Nature in Zurich

Uetliberg Mountain ©
Mountain
Uetliberg Mountain
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Arboretum
State Park
Arboretum
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
Kaferberg ©
Mountain
Kaferberg
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Seebad Enge ©
Water Body
Seebad Enge
4.4
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Zurich

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Hauptbahnhof
Shopping Mall
Hauptbahnhof
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Maurice de Mauriac ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Maurice de Mauriac
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
Barenland ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Barenland
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
Confiserie Sprungli ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Confiserie Sprungli
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min

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