Layover in Zürich
When you have several hours between flights, here's what to see and do.
Shop in some of Europe's finest stores, enjoy hot chocolate and pastries, or open a Swiss
bank account on the most elegant street in Switzerland.
Zürich's greatest church was founded 900 years ago--possibly by the Emperor Charlemagne.
Affordable Zürich Hotels
A guide to three Zürich hotels in the low to medium price range: the Franziskaner, the Du
Théâtre, and the Limmathof.
Zürich Beer Halls
Rub shoulders with the natives while enjoying Swiss-German comfort food at
Bierhalle Kropf, the Zeughauskeller, or the Rheinfelder Bierhaus.
Zürich and Geneva Restaurant
In Switzerland, streetcars aren't just for transportation--you can also enjoy
a meal with beer or wine while touring by public transit.
UBS Polybahn, Zürich
The "little funicular that could" hauls 1.6 million passengers a year
from the Zürich riverfront to a hillside university campus with a great view of the city.
Lake Zürich by steamer
Cruise two hours to Rapperswil, the historic "town of roses," or sample the Zürisee's
attractions aboard a breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner boat.