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What to do in Zurich
Zurich is the biggest city of Switzerland, and it’s a city that’s rich in architecture, museums, historical sites, and fantastic events. Travellers and tourists from all over the world are charmed by this incredible city. From your love of nature to your love of manmade wonders, Zurich has it all.
Follow your wanderlust around Zurich to the old Romanesque church of Grossmunster. Be dazzled by the colourful stained-glass windows of Fraumunster. Walk along the charming streets of Niederdorf. Then hop on the polybahn tram and see Zurich like a local.
Are you a culture vulture? You will be once you visit Zurich’s Landesmuseum, Rietberg Museum, Museum Buehrle, and Johann Jacobs Museum. Catch an opera performance at Opernhaus Zurich too.
Enjoy a city break and find some green scenery at the Chinese Garden. Then ride a train to Rhine Falls and see the largest waterfall in Europe.
Of course, you have to spend your francs shopping in Zurich! Taste luxury when you go to Bahnhofstrasse. Experience a new kind of shopping at Freitag. Add some colour to your house and stop by Harrison Spirit. And don’t miss Zurich’s other shopping districs too at Niederdorf for the hip and trendy, as well as Lowenstrasse for budget-friendly shops.
The best way for you to experience Zurich is by joining some of the city’s amazing events. Be part of the Zurich Street Parade for the biggest outdoor party in the world. Then let your culture vulture go wild at the Long Night of Museums.
When to visit Zurich
The best time for you to visit Zurich us during high season (June-August), so you can enjoy the pleasant weather when you explore the city. Spring (March-May) is also a great time to visit Zurich, when the city is blooming.
But you can visit Zurich whenever you want, because as an Australian, you can fly to Switzerland and visit Zurich visa-free for up to 90 days. Just make sure that your passport is valid for at least six months on your return flight to Australia. Visit Smartraveller too for more info.
Travelling to and around Zurich
After landing in Zurich Airport, you can reach downtown Zurich, by train, taxi, or shuttle bus. Start exploring Zurich easily by taking the tram, bus, rail, boat, taxi, or simply walking too.
Discover the best of Switzerland and travel to Zurich now! Just get your passport ready and book your Zurich flights with Skiddoo today.
Temperature average in August
13.8 - 23.3°C
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