Book your flights to Zurich with Luxury Class Tour and arrive at the largest city in Switzerland. Zurich is a premier business and financial centre and itâ€™s easy to forget that Berne, not Zurich, is the capital city. Not surprisingly, the city is consistently rated as the wealthiest city in Europe, with a quality of life to match.
With its beautiful lakeside location, unspoilt environment and wide-ranging leisure and cultural activities, ZÃ¼rich is both a unique and attractive haven for leisure and business travellers alike.
Top 5 things to do in Zurich
As one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, attracting millions of people every year, finding things to do in Zurich is not difficult. Your only trouble will be deciding where to start.
- Located on the former site of the old Zurich moats, the 1 km long Bahnhofstrasse ZÃ¼rich is home to all the department stores, boutiques and jewellery shops any discerning shopper could possibly want
- The Altstadt (old town) takes you back to pre-1893 Zurich
- The Zurich Museum of Art is one of the most important in Europe and exhibits one of the largest collections of classic modern art anywhere in the world
- Go back to Neolithic times at the UNESCO world heritage site, to the settlements at Enge Alpenquai and Grosse Stadt Kleiner Hafner
- Built on the site of a former abbey for women of the aristocracy, the FraumÃ¼nster Church is renowned for its unique stained glass windows and the largest organ in the district of Zurich
Shopping in Zurich
While the shops are usually closed on Sundays, from Monday to Saturday, Zurich is a shopperâ€™s paradise. For traditional Swiss and urban design, Langstrasse is a good location to start, while Bahnhofstrasse has a reputation for being one of the most exclusive and expensive shopping streets in the world.
If you plan to travel to Zurich during the winter when the weather is cooler, it is better to visit one of the enclosed shopping malls, like the Sihlcity Shopping Centre.
Restaurants in Zurich
Renowned for the high standard of its restaurants, dining in Zurich is sophisticated and varied, offering you a wealth of dining options to delight in. From Michelin Starred fine-dining to a quick and casual bite to eat, the wide variety of restaurants in Zurich means you can enjoy food and drink inspired from all over the world.
A holiday in Zurich would not be complete without a taste of fondue and ZÃ¼rcher Geschnetzeltes (sliced veal in a creamy mushroom sauce), Zurichâ€™s most popular cuisines.
Nightlife in Zurich
If you are planning a city break, long holiday or going on a business trip, make the search for the best nightspots a priority. Whether you are sitting in meetings, sightseeing or shopping all day, Zurichâ€™s nightlife is the perfect end to a busy day.
Plan your Zurich holiday
Zurich has a central European climate with four distinct seasons. There are festivals and events to cater for all tastes, so plan your holiday to suit your own interests. The annual street parade festival is one of Europeâ€™s largest techno street parties.
Finding flight deals to Zurich is easy with Luxury Class Tour’s popular deals. The peak time to travel to Zurich is from June to August. We recommend that you book your hotel and tickets to Zurich well in advance, especially at any kind of festival time. To find cheap hotels in Zurich, travel during the off-peak seasons of April to May and September to October.
Book your flights to Zurich today
Discover the best deals on accommodation and affordable ticket prices with Luxury Class Tour. You may also want to note that, while the baggage allowance on Luxury Class Tour flights are generous, you also have the option to enjoy discounted rates for any extra bags you would like to take or return with you on Economy, Pearl Business or First Class.