Cultural city break or relaxing weekend? Both!
Zürich is Switzerland’s largest city and well known for its wide range of cultural attractions and excellent hotels that cater for every visitor. Zürich has a spectacular Old Town, well worth exploring for its small shops and boutiques.
TO BOOK ONLINE CLICK HERE: 2 Night Zürich City Break
As a city by the water, with a magnificent view of the snowcapped Alps on the horizon, Zürich offers a unique mixture of attractions – over 50 museums and more than 100 art galleries, international fashion labels and Zürich designs, numerous waterside or pool side bars and restaurants as well as the most flamboyant and lively nightlife in Switzerland.
The Swiss countryside with its imposing peaks is not far away. Nature is on the doorstep – and Zürich’s overall quality of life is frequently voted the best in the world.
Zürich is the perfect choice for a break at any time of year.
Includes return flights, taxes, 2 nights accommodation
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- Old Town centre
- Lake & River cruises
- Outdoor pool bars
- Uetliberg - for great views of the city
- Opera, Theatre and Museums
CHRISTMAS IN ZÜRICH
Zürich boasts a huge choice of Christmas markets across the city, each unique. As well as picking up great gifts from wooden chalets, visitors can enjoy ice skating, sample tasty treats, warm up with a mug of Glühwein and more! The Singing Christmas Tree is a particular highlight as is the Lichterschwimmen - hundreds of floating candles are launched down the river on 22nd December.
CULTURAL ZÜRICH - OUR TIPS
Zürich offers over 50 museums and more than 100 galleries. Here are some of our favourites:
The only art museum for non-European cultures in Switzerland. It possesses an internationally renowned collection of works from Asia, Africa, America and Oceania.
Museum of Design
Design, visual communication, shaping of the environment, art, architecture, everyday culture, photography and the media.
Swiss National Museum - Landesmuseum
The permanent exhibitions at the museums present Swiss culture history from its beginnings to the present, and give an insight into Swiss identity, the country's history and culture.
The Kunsthaus Zürich (Musuem of Fine Art) houses the most important collection of modern art in Zürich. International works of significance include many paintings by Edvard Munch, Van Gogh, Picasso and leading Expressionists. There is also a significant group of works by Claude Monet and Marc Chagall.
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DISCOVER & EXPLORE
Discover Zurich and the surrounding regions on an escorted tour. Your guide will explain the city’s history and provide insider tips – whether on a guided tour of the city or an excursion to famous Swiss sights such as the Rhine Falls or the famous Top of Europe - Jungfraujoch. Allow yourself to be surprised.
Cityrama Tour - Great Tour of Zürich
A guided city tour showing you the Old Twon, the famous Chagall windows, the historical Limmatquai the commercial centre and university district of Zürich. Aftewards a the tour continues with spectacular views of the Swiss Alps and Lake Zürich to the historical and picturesque town of Rapperswil wth its castle and famous rose garden.
Departs daily at 11am
Price: £41 per adult
Rhine Falls - Biggest Waterfall in Europe
Guided tour to Europe's biggest waterfall with time to admire this natural spectacular. The coach will take your through Northern Switzerland close to the border of Germany where the falls are located.
Departs Wed, Sat & Sun at 09.15am
/ Apr - Oct - daily
Price: £40 per adult
Heidiland - Great Country Tour
Get familiar with te the unusual diversity of Switzerland and the fascinating Heidiland. This guided tour incorporates a City Tour of Zürich, a visit to Rapperswil on Lake Zürich, a drive through the lovely Toggenburg region with its pretty pre-alpine scenery, a visit to Vaduz - captial of Liechtenstein, and a stop at Maienfeld- the setting for the 'Heidi' story.
Departs daily at 11am
Price: £65 per adult
Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe
- Full Day
An unforgettable Alpine tour to the wonderful world of snow and ice at 3,454m (11,3333ft) on the Jungfraujoch. The guided scenic tour stops briefly in Interlaken before changing in Lauterbrunnen to the cogwheel train that will take you to the 'Top of Europe'.
Departs at 8am on Sat, Sun & Mon in November & in January-March, on Fri-Tues in December, and daily April - October
Price: £176 per adult
To add any of these excursions to your booking please call: 0207 420 4934