Top Sights in Zurich

Old Town

Old Town Zurich

The Old Town is one of Europe’s best preserved, featuring medieval houses along its countless contorted and narrow streets. Many unique Zurich brands can be found here.


Of all Zurich’s church spires, the slender, blue spire of Fraumünster is the most graceful. The church holds a special treasure: three world-famous stained glass windows designed by Marc Chagall.



The Bahnhofstrasse is one of the most beautiful shopping streets in Europe. Fashion, art and Zurich specialties attract shopping enthusiasts from all over the world.


This is a place for relaxing between Lake Zurich, Bellevue and the Opera House. Several events are held here, such as the “Sechseläuten” (spring festival), Zurich Film Festival and many more.

Art & Culture

Zurich Opera House

The award-winning Zurich Opera House is the smallest of the world’s large opera houses with approximately 1,100 seats. It features popular plays, renowned singers and ballets.

Tonhalle Zurich

The magnificent concert hall, built in 1895, has firstclass acoustics. It is home to the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, which is regarded as one of the world’s finest symphony orchestras.

Kunsthaus Zürich

kunsthaus- zürich

The collection includes works by Munch, Picasso, Chagall and Giacometti. The major extension by architect David Chipperfield turned the museum into Switzerland’s largest art museum.

National Museum Zurich


The spectacular building next to the main station is reminiscent of a fairytale castle. It hosts the country’s largest cultural and historical collection.

Zurich Food Tour

zurich food Tout

This tour offers foodies the chance to feast their way through the trendy Zürich-West district and visit popular restaurants, with each venue offering tasty samples on the house.



The FOOD ZURICH festival is a highlight for all foodies, connoisseurs and cooks. Over 11 days, the focus of the event is food culture in all its glory.



One of the most iconic spots in Zurich is Kronenhalle at Bellevue, where you can enjoy “Zürcher Geschnetzeltes” surrounded by original Picasso, Mirò and Matisse paintings.



Popular not just among vegans: the Marktküche in Zurich’s Kreis 4 quarter offers all connoisseurs appetizing dishes that leave nothing to be desired.

Flussbad Unterer Letten

Flussbad Unterer Letten

At Zurich’s oldest riverside swimming spot, confident swimmers can take the plunge into the Limmat river and float downstream.

Seebad Enge

Seebad Enge

The lakeside swimming spot Enge has both ladiesonly and mixed swimming areas. Here, you can enjoy Alpine views, a sauna, yoga classes and SUP lessons.



A women-only swimming pool by day, the timberdecked, barefoot bar known as Barfussbar is open for everyone at night. Shoes stay outside, as the name suggests.

Frau Gerolds Garten

Frau Gerolds Garten

There’s always something going on at this urban garden near Hardbrücke. It’s a popular place to meet over a meal or a drink, or to shop in the various boutiques nearby.

Zoo Zurich


Home to more than 380 animal species and 4,000 animals, this zoo is a must for all animal lovers. A particular highlight is the unique Masoala rainforest hall.

Alpamare, Pfäffikon


Alpamare is Europe ’s largest indoor water park, offering everything from thrilling slides to soothing thermal springs, saunas, a solarium and a special children’s pool.

WOW Museum, Zurich

WOW Museum, Zurich

Just a stone’s throw from Zurich Main Station, visitors to this museum are immersed in a world of optical and sensory illusions.

Jucker Farm, Seegräben & Jona

Jucker Farm, Seegräben & Jona

Adventures for adults and children at Jucker Farm in Seegräben and Jona. There’s a straw paradise for young guests as well as a car-free atmosphere and a natural playground.



One of the largest Christmas markets is held at Sechseläutenplatz. Local designers offer jewelry and unusual finds. There’s also a choice of culinary delights.

Christkindlimarkt at Zurich Main Station

Christkindlimarkt at Zurich Main Station

As one of the largest indoor Christmas markets in Europe, it is famous for its Christmas tree decorated with thousands of Swarovski crystals.

Singing Christmas Tree

singing-christmas -tree

Arranged in rows on a vertical podium in the shape of a Christmas tree, various children’s choirs spread Christmas cheer with their carols.

Märlitram by Jelmoli

märlitram-by -jelmoli

The historic tram built in 1913 has chauffeured nearly 10,000 children through Zurich every Christmas since 1958. During the trip, angels tell Christmas stories.

Uetliberg Felsenegg “Planet Path” Hike

Uetliberg Felsenegg “Planet Path” Hike

There’s plenty to discover on this two-hour walk from Uetliberg to Felsenegg. The “Planet Path” takes you on a tour through our solar system with views over the lake and the city.

Rhine Falls & Laufen Castle

Rhine Falls & Laufen Castle

A magnificent spectacle: across a width of 150 m (492 ft) and a height of 23 m (75.5 ft), enormous amounts of water plunge down Europe’s largest waterfall.

Ufenau Island


Combine a visit to the picturesque island with a boat cruise on Lake Zurich. With a cozy restaurant on the island, it’s the perfect place to kick back and relax.

Rapperswil OId Town & Castle

Rapperswil OId Town & Castle

A small and picturesque town from the Middle Ages awaits you: cozy restaurants, a castle, busy streets, beautiful rose gardens and a lakeside promenade.

Zunfthaus zur Meisen


Situated directly on the bank of the River Limmat in Zurich’s Old Town, the 18th-century guild house in traditional rococo style provides rooms for up to 400 guests for events of all kinds.

Lake Side


At its location on the shore of Lake Zurich, Lake Side offers a stylish and inspiring setting for banquets, seminars, conferences and exclusive events with up to 1800 people across 5 rooms.



The range of services offered 120 meters above the city goes far beyond that of a casual dining restaurant, promising a spectacular view of the city, Lake Zurich, and the Alps at sunset.

Halle 622

halle 622

The former industrial warehouse Halle 622, which is now used as a multifunctional event and concert location, provides a pillar-free hall for up to 1600 people as well as a foyer and a gallery.

Zurich Old Town on Foot

Listen to stories, secrets and anecdotes about buildings, hidden corners and famous people who lived in Zurich.

Zurich Food Tour

Discover the culinary aspects of the buzzing, trendy district Zürich West. Visit restaurants and bars that are particularly popular among the locals.

Me, my Zurich and You 


The fast-paced tour, packed with unbelievable facts and insider knowledge from your local tour guide, is truly unique.

E-Bike Tours 

It is well worth venturing into the neighborhoods of the city. This can easily be done with an e-bike to cover long distances in no time.