Zurich is a surprisingly beautiful city. The Zurichsee and the River Limmat are two of the key elements but the charming old town which occupies a large part of the city center, with its narrow, hilly alleys and lovely restored buildings adds much to the appeal. So too do the distant snow-capped peaks overlooking the waters of the lake.
The city has five ‘not-to-be-missed’ attractions. There are the wonderful religious sites, the lake shores, the extraordinary museums and galleries, the medieval Niederdorf district and the swanky Bahnhofstrasse.
The Fraumunster with its delicate spires, the 12th century Grossmunster cathedral, and the old parish church of St Peters Kirche with the lar...Read More