Travel light, and best
time to travel is during September and April, take a light
sweater or jacket and long trousers for late nights or mountain
The natural beauty of Zurich will take your breath away,
as will the icy cold if you decide to visit in winter for
the world renowned skiing. Visit in summer and you can enjoy
siting at one of the cafes in the cobbled streets and people
watch. Wander the waterfront, view Swiss architecture and
visit galleries and museums.
Lindt and Sprugli chocolate factory - The Swiss are
renowned for their chocolate, so it would be a crime to pass
up the opportunity to grab some free samples while wandering
around the small exhibition area. open Wednesday to Friday
10am-12pm and 1pm-4pm. Entrance Free.
Fraumunster - This Gothic style building started life
as a convent in 1853 and the spectacular stained glass by
Marc Chagall is a must see.
Bahnhofstrasse - Wander one of the most prestigious
shopping streets in Europe. Just try not to press your nose
to hard against the shop windows!
Hilti Vegi - Situated at Sihlstr 28. Inexpensive but
top-quality vegetarian lunch time buffet and at night an all-you-can-eat
Indian buffet. Under US$20 up to US$32.
Suan Long - Situated on the lower shopping level of
the train station. They offer cheap and very generous servings
of stir fry.
Adlers Swiss Chuchi - Situated at Roseng 10. Rock-bottom
cheap lunches of home-cooked national specialities, try the
fondue which is one of the best in Zurich. Service is quick
and the place is squeaky clean.
Cool Bar and Clubs
Odeon - Situated at Limmatquai 2. This cultural landmark
is open untill 4am and serves a young arty set. Former Patrons
include Lenin and Mata Hari, who danced here.
Nelsons - Situted at Beatengasse 18 near the train
station. This huge noisy pub serves cheap beer and stays open
late into the night.
Oxa Dance Hall - Situated at Andreastr 70. This legendary
techno club draws thousands of young Swiss who dance into
the early hours of the morning.