Zurich in Two Days

Travel tips and suggestions for a 48-hour stay in Zurich.

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Limmatschiff

River Cruise
Day 1



Take the boat at Landesmuseum and enjoy a leisurely ride along the Limmat river up to Zürich Horn, a beautiful park that houses the famous Le Corbusier Pavillon.

Sechseläutenplatz

Coffee Break
Day 1



Take a seat in the middle of the elegant square, have a cup of coffee and enjoy the view of the Zurich opera house built in 1891.

Niederdorf

City Center
Day 1



The part of the Old Town called “Niederdorf” is especially beautiful. Next to the Grossmünster and glorious guildhalls, charming boutiques and restaurants line the narrow streets.

Mère Catherine

Lunch
Day 1



French cuisine in the heart of Zurich’s Old Town is served at this charming restaurant, hidden in the midst of medieval houses.

Museum Rietberg

Culture and Nature
Day 1



Take a trip around the world at the biggest art museum of non-European cultures in Switzerland, and later a stroll in one of the most beautiful parks of the city, the Rieterpark.

Kronenhalle and Bar

Dinner
Day 1



Dine surrounded by masterpieces by Picasso, Chagall and Matisse and have a cocktail at the legendary Kronenhalle bar, mixed by the former world champion barkeeper.

Opera House

Music
Day 1



The smallest of the great international opera houses offers a spectacular program and productions of high standing.

Uetliberg

Panoramic View
Day 2



Ascend the Uetliberg, Zurich’s very own mountain, and enjoy a breathtaking view of the city - and, if you are an early riser, a spectacular sunrise.

Restaurant Markthalle

Lunch
Day 2



Seasonal and regional dishes are served for lunch at the restaurant in the heart of the Viadukt indoor market.

Museum für Gestaltung

Culture
Day 2



The collection at the museum of design and visual art consists of every-day design objects and famous classics as well as great graphic art.

Viadukt

Shopping
Day 2



Not just any shopping area, but an ode to creativity and architecture: The shops and restaurants are housed in the arches of the 500m-long railway viaduct.

Neni

Dinner
Day 2



The eastern Mediterranean restaurant is located at the corner of Langstrasse and the newly-built Europaallee - enjoy beautifully prepared mezes and other eastern delights.

Kosmos

Nightlife
Day 2



Next door, you will find “Kosmos”, where cultural events, concerts and parties take place - there is even a cinema. If that’s not enough: Visit the numerous bars that line the famous Langstrasse.

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