Welcome to Switzerland! We’ve put together a short taster guide on some of the stuff people moving to Switzerland need to know, plus a few great tips so you can begin exploring this incredible, jaw-droppingly beautiful country. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but it’s a great place to start.
Settling into Zurich
Zurich is Switzerland's biggest city, with a population of around 380,000, rising to around 1 million for "greater Zurich" around the lake. Zurich is in the German-speaking part of Switzerland but you'll find most people speak enough English here for you to get by. The main tourist office is at Zurich's Hauptbahnhof train station. Below are our top tips for getting started in when you move to Zurich.
News and events
A survey by banking giant HSBC claims that expats living in Switzerland have the worst social life out of the 39 global destinations for overseas workers.
Networking with the British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce
Develop your business network, promote your business or just get to know more about British business and events in Switzerland, with the British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce.
Discover more about Switzerland
From secret lakeside beaches to riveting river frolics; rooftop bars to pool parties; the Swiss summer offers as much revelry for the warmer seasons as it does for its snowy ones. Time Out Switzerland has put together the definitive list for the things to do in the Swiss heat.