One of the most populous and popular cities of Switzerland, Zurich is a delightful city to explore on foot or on bike. Situated on the shores of Lake Zurich, in this international city German, Romansh, French and English are spoken.
The multi-lingual city is the seat of FIFA, UEFA, and many offices and headquarters of the United Nations. You can easily get around by rental bikes or on foot. Places of interest include the Grossmünster Cathedral, St. Peter Church, Clock Tower, Kunsthaus Museum, Botanical Gardens, Zoo, Fraumünster Church, Opera House, and Rathaus.
Zurich, where the major banks of the world are headquartered, is famous for its hand-made watches. It also boasts important art exhibitions. The best time to visit Zurich is summer, spring and fall. Summers are not very hot and the weather during these months is ideal for cycling.
A city of nearly 1 million, Zurich’s airport lies 12 km away from the center. Trains provide convenience of transportation from the airport to the city center. You can also take a bus.