Tips for Zurich

Transportation in Zurich

Thanks to a dense bus, tram and trolleybus network, travelling around Zurich is quite easy. One-off ticket for 30 minutes is CHF 2.60, a longer one is CHF 4.30. Economical sets of 6 tickets and all-day tickets are also available. For more information on tickets and public transport in Zurich, visit the city website.

Altstadt (Old Town)

The centre of the main Swiss economic metropolis is popular and it is nearly a miracle to find empty streets here. The main shopping street is Bahnhofstrasse, with shops of the most famous fashion brands. St. Peter’s Church, the oldest parish church in Zurich, and the Lindenhof Park are worth visiting as well.

Lindenhof

Lindenhof is park in the city centre, situated on a raised area above the Limmat River, which offers a beautiful view along the river and of its other bank. The park is a favourite spot of both tourists and the locals, who spend their free time here playing pétanque, having picnics or playing large chess.

FIFA Museum

The FIFA Museum in Zurich is a destination not only for football fans, where visitors can take a look into history and try interactive attractions. In a moment, you can become a real referee, test your football skills in different standard situations and much more. Price for adults is CHF 24, there are discount prices for children. For more information click. here.

Lake Zurich

The lake is definitely the greatest natural feature of the city. Whether you choose to walk, cycle or you just want to freshen up, this is the place to do it. Don’t forget about the 90-minute steamboat scenic cruise, starting always on the hour. It will show you Zurich from a non-traditional point of view.

Accommodation in Zurich

Thanks to the good economic condition of Switzerland in particular, Zurich is known as the most expensive city in Europe. Prices of double rooms start at CZK 2,000. However, you can find much more expensive hotels in the city centre. If you are not thinking about using Airbnb, try to look for your hotel accommodation on TripAdvisor.