Zurich offers a unique mixture of attractions , from natural wonders to museums, art galleries and International designer fashions. The city is known as a lifestyle capital on the water with views of the snow-covered Alps on the horizon. There's always something to keep you having fun and occupied, from a visit to the riverside and lakeside bathing areas in the very heart of the city, to a spectacular hike on the Uetliberg mountain.Switzerland's largest city is also its commercial hub, and its cobbelstone streets in the old town are lined with boutiques , restaurants, clubs and bars catering to your every choice . While the city has plenty to offer, there are even more picture postcard beautiful places located nearby and are all easy day trips. Lucerne being one of them, the gateway to central Switzerland, sited on Lake Lucerne, is embedded within an impressive mountainous panorama and is the ideal starting point for many excursions to the highlights of central Switzerland. Last but not the least forget that diet as you savour the mouth watering deliciacies at the famous Sprungli, a must go to in Zurich. Switzerland's most famous coffee house leaves you floating in Chocolate and Luxemburgerli heaven.
Combine the cultural highlights and natural delights of Zurich, either by foot, bus tour or enjoy an alternate sightseeing experience on a trolley tour aboard a vintage replica of an old-style streetcar. Follow the narrow alleys of the old city centre, to reach the city's oldest park, the area is listed as a Swiss Heritage Site due to its historic significance. Enjoy the spectacular views from the top. Marvel at the grand architecture of Fraumünster Church, continue to the Swiss National Museum, the Zurich Opera House. Spend the afternoon in one of many cafes overlooking the beautiful lake and take a leisurely walk down the embankment or the Bahnhofstrasse, one of the world's most exclusive shopping avenues, lined with the best International designer boutiques and brands. As the sun sets, enjoy a cruise on Lake Zurich, while you sip on a glass of wine and relax as you get enveloped in nature's beauty all around you.
High above Zurich's rooftops, lies UETLIBERG with its peak, THE UTO KULM.The summit offers beautiful views of the city, lake Zurich and the Limmat valley, surrounded by the panorama of the Alps.Uetliberg is also an activity and adventure mountain and the opportunities range from hiking, biking, paragliding or even sledding in winter. Apart from all the natural wonders, you also have the choice to indulge at the most luxurious mountain cabin, The Uto Klum Hotel. Experience an unforgettable night on the Uetliberg as you enjoy the stunning panoramic views. Or simply indulge in gourmet delights and fine Zurich specialties at the restaurant. Once back in Zurich for the evening take a leisurely stroll through narrow, winding,cobblestone streets and experience Zurich's multifaceted culture.After which settle down and party the night away at the many clubs and bars or enjoy a traditional cuisine at one of the many restaurants.
Located around one hour out of Zurich, near the town of Schaffhausen in the north of Switzerland,admire rolling vineyards and pretty villages on a drive through northern Switzerland. The Rhine Falls is Europe's largest waterfall, spread across a width of 150 meters at a height of 23 meters.Visit Laufen Castle to see the falls, and if you’re here in summer, take an optional boat ride for an up-close look at the cascades. And if you're lucky even be treated to a spectacular sight of multiple rainbows. Spend the afternoon, continuing to Stein am Rhein and enjoy a walking tour through the Old Town, passing the fresco-covered houses and other medieval landmarks.
Lucerne is a popular destination, the gateway to central Switzerland. With its many attractions from souvenir shops and watch shops to its beautiful lakeside and nearby mountains of Rigi and Pilatus, the town is worth a night's stop.Stroll across the famous 14th-century Chapel Bridge, complete with gable paintings, the covered, medieval Chapel Bridge forms the centrepiece of Lucerne’s townscape and is considered to be one of the oldest, covered wooden bridges in Europe.Then continue to the Jesuit Church and absorb the tranquil atmosphere of the sacred structure and gaze at the first Baroque church in Switzerland. Make your way through the winding alleys and explore the quaint old town or enjoy a cruise on the lake or a walk along the shore. You also have a choice of taking an excursion to Mount Rigi or Mount Pilatus , made accessible by cableways, offering you picture-book panoramas of the regions around Lucerne.
Experience Mount Titlis' astonishing summit on a full day excursion from Zurich or should you decide to stopover and take in a night in Lucerne, you could visit Mount Titlis with a half day tour from Lucerne. Travel onward to Engelberg, a resort cradled by the Swiss Alps, and then ascend to the summit of Mount Titlis for breathtaking Alpine vistas. Experience the many snow-themed attractions including snow tubing at Titlis Glacier Park, the Glacier Cave, Ice Flyer chairlift, Titlis Rotair Gondola and Cliff Walk - Europe's highest suspension bridge. If hunger pangs strike after all the fun in the snow, the choice of several restaurants are sure to meet your needs.