Zurich

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Zurich's best badis

Zurich's best badis

Here's our pick of some of the best spots to swim in Zurich and on the Zurichsee when the mercury rises this summer.

21 amazing things to do in Zurich

21 amazing things to do in Zurich

From shopping to swimming to dining and walking, our guide sums up the best way to visit Zurich

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Zurich restaurants and cafés

Zurich bars

Fork & BottleFork & Bottle

Fork & Bottle

4 out of 5 stars

With its gastropub feel and location in a park by the river Sihl, the Fork & Bottle has become somewhat of an expat hub in Zurich for English speakers.

Widder Bar

Widder Bar

4 out of 5 stars

One of the most famous spots in the city for atomospheric after work drinks or casual cosmopolitan dining

Nelson Pub

Nelson Pub

4 out of 5 stars

A famous hangout for English speaking expats from both sides of the Atlantic Ocean

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Zurich clubs, nightlife, live music and more

Zurich’s best clubs and nightlife

Zurich’s best clubs and nightlife

When it comes to experiencing an energetic nightlife scene and discovering some cool clubs, Zurich wins hands down over all the other Swiss cities. Zurich has...

Club Supermarket

Club Supermarket

This former garage set the standard for undergound parties and pioneered the idea of working with external organisers - meaning guests can enjoy nights with a...

Hive

Hive

At the forefront of electro-clubbing in Zurich, Hive tries to set a trend before others have even spotted it. Expect a slightly alternative setting with music...

X-Tra Concert Venue and Night Club

X-Tra Concert Venue and Night Club

This spacious location at Limmatplatz hosts some of the city's most popular parties, such as the 'Rollschuh Disco' (bring your roller skates), the dark and...

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Shopping and style

Jo Brauer

Jo Brauer

A trendy range of unusual yet stylish clothes, shoes and jewellery made by labels from around the world

Grieder

Grieder

At Grieder, you can find some of the most popular luxury brands all under one roof, including Burberry, Akris, Isabel Marant, Diane von...

Maurice de Mauriac

Maurice de Mauriac

Although Switzerland has long been associated with luxury watches, it’s a little surprising to discover that barely any are made in Zurich. Former New...

Art and Culture

Kunsthalle

Kunsthalle

Home to exhibitions of internationally renowned contemporary artists, amongst them John Armleder, Terence Koh and Wolfgang Tillmans.

Kunsthaus Zürich

Kunsthaus Zürich

It's not the MoMa, the Louvre or the Tate, but Zurich's art museum has a lot to offer and a good collection of modern art. 

Kunsthalle

Kunsthalle

Founded in 1985, the Kunsthalle only became a significant institution in Zurich's art scene after it moved into the Löwenbräu-Areal development...

Find a hotel

Hotel Alex

Hotel Alex

This cool and contemporary hotel on the shore of Lake Zurich feels a million miles away from the hubbub of the city, despite being less than ten kilometres...

Baur au Lac

Baur au Lac

4 out of 5 stars

One of Zurich’s fanciest city hotels, the Baur au Lac enjoys a surprisingly leafy and tranquil location not far from the lake and the city centre. 

Widder Hotel

Widder Hotel

Rooms offer simple and modern luxury in a historic setting, the service is impeccable and the lively bar is one of the most elegant and well-equipped in Europe.

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Nelson Pub

Nelson Pub

4 out of 5 stars

Traditionally a hangout for English speaking expats from both sides of the Atlantic Ocean