Lucerne and Engelberg Full-Day Tour from Zurich
ZürichCARD: Save on Attractions, Transport, and Dining
Set against a gorgeous backdrop of mountains and lakes, Zurich, Switzerland, has much to offer visitors in terms of scenery. It is also a capital of commerce, however, acting as home to several high-profile banks. There are also a variety of other fun activities for travelers to take advantage in this beautiful Swiss tourist magnet.
For the best sightseeing, it is recommended that first-time visitors go on a walking tour. Tourists can stroll along the Bahnhofstrasse, where they can view the plethora of fashionable shops and restaurants. A stop into the renowned Café Sprungli is not to be missed. Travelers will also enjoy walking across the Limmat River and visiting the Grossmunster, a church with a storied history in the development of Protestantism. It is possible to ascend the church's towers to see the city from above.
In addition to its banking, financial, and fashion culture, Zurich is also known for its spectacular chocolate, often held up as the best in the world. From the sophisticated district known as Zurich West, tourists can visit the Lindt & Sprungli Chocolate Factory, where they can purchase delicious chocolate treats for their own enjoyment or as gifts. This region is also home to theatres, shops, clubs, and museums for tourists to discover. After having their fill of chocolate and entertainment, visitors can take a short walk to bask in the beauty of Lake Zurich.