The Tourist city of Zurich
On Switzerland tour you can spend your days in the lap of nature with clean air and sparkling blue water .The tourist city of Zurich has all this and much more to offer you on the tour. Zurich tours will take you to the most refreshing natural settings of any European city,which include a large lake,two rivers and tree-covered hills. On this Switzerland tour you can visit the old town of Zurich,which is filled with churches with tall steeples,medieval guildhalls,cobblestone alleys and trickling fountains. The city is also a center for contemporary art,alternative youth culture and an energetic party scene,as visitors are sure to discover for themselves on Zurich Switzerland Tours.
Tour of Zurich
Tour of Zurich will take you to Uetliberg,the tallest mountain near the city. Uetliberg is 2,856 ft high and offers one of the best panoramic views of the city and its surroundings. You can enjoy a great amount of adventurous activities like hiking trails and can relax at the restaurants,which would make your tour of Zurich,Switzerland,an unforgettable experience.
Predigerkirche is a monastery and church in Zurich founded by Dominican monks,in the year 1230. Additions and alterations were made over the centuries,and the current interior dates primarily from the early 1600s. The high choir and massive organ are quite impressive.
Rathaus is Zurich's refined town hall dating back to the 1600's.You can visit the Rathaus,built over the Limmat River on your tour to Zurich. It is still the seat of city and cantonal parliaments.
On your tour to Zurich you can visit the Swiss National Museum. The Schweizerisches is a castle like structure,built in the 1890s,which replicates famous Swiss buildings and uses materials and decorative elements salvaged from all over the country. The exhibits at the museum detail the cultural and artistic history of Switzerland from the Stone Age to the present. You can find the Swiss-made weapons from medieval times,which form some of the interesting exhibits on display at the museum including impressive crossbows and swords. Other exhibited features include the medieval book illumination. Ever year six special exhibitions are staged at this museum.
You can visit this beautiful walled garden while on tour to Zurich. The Chinagarten is home to Chinese pavilions,arched bridges,a lake and an island. All the materials including wood,stones and the bricks used to construct the buildings in this park in Zurich,Switzerland,were imported from China.
Bars and Lounges in Zurich
The best gay dance club in the city,frequented by both men and women. The music ranges from house to progressive house to trance.
This intimate bar-lounge is very stylish,with Asian touches. International DJs are flown in for special party events in the adjacent club. It has a trendy exclusive side the lower floor is reserved for members.
Wings Bar & Lounge
Former employees of now-defunct Swissair run this friendly airline-themed lounge with a retro-'70s look. It is a good place for a drink and snacks.
It is the largest club in Zurich with an adjacent hotel,restaurant and bar. It also offers popular concert space. The acts are usually national or international stars,performing anything from pop and rock to funk and jazz.
Jules Verne Panoramabar
Stop there for drinks and the view: This bar overlooks all of Zurich.
Restaurants in Zurich
La Salle is one of the most perfect restaurants in Zurich with sleek interiors,with a glass-enclosed dining room offering an adventurous menu and generous wine selections. The crisp Swiss dumplings served at the La Salle,are favorite among the locals.
Kaufleuten is a baroque theater-turned-restaurant in Zurich that appeals to artists and businesspeople alike. Zurich's beautiful people meet there to feast on an array of international dishes and move on to a night of dancing at the adjoining dance club.
It is a popular spot in Zurich especially at lunchtime for its variety of well-prepared pan-Asian dishes served in a casual atmosphere.
Zunfthaus zur Zimmerleuten
This restaurant in Zurich is carpenters' guild house that offers a unique ambience of the year 1336,when it was built. The restaurant's menu combines Zurich specialties with the chef's own innovations. At Zunfthaus zur Zimmerleuten you can try the Lake Zurich fish soup or the triple filet accompanied by rosti and cream sauce.
The most known restaurant in Zurich,Raclette Stube offers a charming and cozy ambience. From here you can take samples of local Swiss favorites of fondue and raclette. Among the favorite is the moitie-moitie fondue.
Day Trip From Zurich