Explore Zurich in Just 48 Hours

We love to travel and over the next few days, we find ourselves falling deeper in love with the vibrant city of Zurich, Switzerland. With just 48 hours to spend in Zurich, what would you do?

Here we share a snapshot of our favourite things to do and see in this beautiful cosmopolitan city.

Get around

When in Zurich, be sure to invest in a travel card, so you can access some of Zurich’s most impressive sites.  With the Zurich City Travel Card, city explorers can enjoy Zurich in all its diversity and save time and money too. The Zurich Card is perfect if you’re only travelling for a couple of days and offers commuters unlimited 2nd class travel by tram, bus, train, boat and cableway in the city of Zurich and surrounding region. It also includes short boat trips and a Limmat river cruise, and purchase ensures that you also receive free or reduced admission to some of Zurich’s amazing museums.

What to see?

With so much history and picturesque sites, Zurich is certainly a traveller’s dream destination. Here are some of our must-see places you can’t miss…

  • Located on the west bank of the Limmat, the Fraumünster Church with its green steeple is one of Zurich’s most prominent landmarks. Particularly renowned are the glass windows by Marc Chagall and Augusto Giacometti… be sure to go and have a look!
Zurich’s Old Town are the famous Chagall windows inside Fraumünster Church
  • Visit the Stadthaus (town hall) located on the left banks of the River Limmat, right alongside the Fraumünster church. Temporary exhibitions are held here, right under iconic the archways. Its elegant multi-level hall boasts a magnificent Italian Renaissance style that we love.
Stadthaus-Outside-Zurich

Take to the streets:

  • Get out and explore the cityscape and intricate roads that make up this marvellous city. Rennweg is a medieval main road and is today part of the inner-city pedestrian zone of Zürich. It is also one of the main shopping areas in the city. 

Be Charmed by Rennweg and Augustinergasse Street

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