The Swiss metropolis delights visitors with its unique location on Lake Zurich and view of the Alps, with numerous recreational areas in the immediate vicinity. The city boasts an impressive cultural and culinary variety.
Zurich really has everything that keen travellers could possibly want: sparkling nightlife, sports activities, beach and bathing as well as first-class restaurants where you can spend a romantic evening. Treat yourself to one of the many guided tours of the city: choose between a stroll around the old town, a themed excursion or maybe even a bike or Segway tour.
Afterwards, relax in one of Zurichs stylish cafés or head for one of the famous lidos. And then? Basically, you are spoilt for choice: in Zurich, foodies will find everything from a gourmet restaurant to traditional regional cuisine or the latest iconic eateries.
Round off the evening in one of the citys night spots at amazing party locations in the trendy district of Zurich-West, a former industrial area.
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The ZurichCARD city pass is the ideal way to explore this fascinating city and save money as you do so, as it entitles you to free travel by tram, bus, train, ship and cable car throughout the whole of Zurich and surrounding area. The pass also grants you free admission to most Zurich museums, discounts in selected Zurich shops and many other reductions.
|Departure Station||Destination||Via||Number of train|
|Amsterdam||Zurich||Utrecht, Arnhem, Duisburg, Cologne||CNL 40419/ 40478|
|Binz/ Berlin||Zurich||Bergen, Greifswald, Berlin Südkreuz||CNL 1258/ 1259|
|Hamburg||Zurich||Hamburg-Harburg, Hannover, Göttingen||CNL 479/ 478|
|Praha||Zurich||Bad Schandau, Dresden, Leipzig||CNL 458/ 459|
This month we are giving away a trip to Zurich for two in an Economy sleeping car.
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