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Things to do in Zurich

A major contemporary art and shopping destination, you’ll find plenty of things to do in Zurich, with 500 bars and clubs, over 50 museums, more than 100 galleries. Shop in bohemian markets or take your taste buds to gastronomic heaven.

Absorb the medieval atmosphere as you roam the oldest part of the city, which lies between Central and Bellevue. This pedestrian-friendly zone is a shopper’s paradise, with its hidden boutiques and patchwork of alleys. Book one of our carefully selected experiences – choose a Zurich city tour or unforgettable day trip to Rhine Falls, Engelberg or Lucerne. Or hire a car and see the sights at your own pace.

Shopping.

Shopping

From chic designer boutiques to mouth-watering cheese shops and bespoke souvenirs. Hunt for hidden treasures at the Rosenhof Crafts Market, which springs to life at the beginning of March. This charming old town square is a great place to pick up Swiss handicrafts, handmade clothes, jewellery and ceramics, as well as tasty snacks.

Sightseeing.

Sightseeing

Catch a glimpse over the rooftops of Zurich from Uetliberg summit, which stands an impressive 2850 feet above sea level. Or admire some of the most important collections of modern art in Zurich at the Kunsthaus Zurich. Visit Lindenhof Hill, an ancient historical site with fantastic views over the old town, Grossmunster church, city hall and the Limmat river.

Food.

Food

From atmospheric beer halls that serve over 20 kinds of sausage to café-bars where you can enjoy an aperitif or coffee. Stop at heavenly chocolate shops or enjoy an extravagant brunch. For a unique and unforgettable dining experience, make reservations at Blindekuh, where you’ll eat and drink in total darkness for a sensuous adventure.

Nightlife & Entertainment.

Nightlife & Entertainment

The varied nightlife in Zurich will tick all of your boxes, from the hidden underground dance bars to the rock concerts, language films, theatre and dance performances. In homage to former SwissAir airline, Wings Airline Bar & Lounge has been kitted out with crockery, cutlery and even a few aircraft seats.

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