Zurich in Two Days

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

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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.


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.


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

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

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

Day 1

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


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

Day 2

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

Museum für Gestaltung

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.


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.


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.


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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