Travel Blogs from Zürich
... is not apart of the European Union so they have high import tariffs. Because of these low taxes and high tariffs, prices for everyday goods are extremely high, especially for tourists.
After checking into our hotel, we set out to grab dinner by the river. We took a tram to Bellevue Square and went to a small Italian restaurant. We then decided to walk along the river. It was beautiful! You could see the Alps in the ...
... that was ok too. We had been fortunate to not have weather really derail us like this from a stop on our journey but it was also kind of nice to give in to the “rainy day” mood and just relax at the hotel. We discovered that the room had an excellent selection of English language movies so we had a bit of a movie night before heading out for a quick dinner. The real gem of our stay in Lausanne was definitely this Lebanese restaurant that we found not too ...
... contact with me so we can meet up. Geoff just thinks I’m weird.
We call into the local supermarket to pick up a few supplies and realise that we have been out for over 3 hours …we have averaged 10ks walking each day so far. We have no idea how much walking is involved tomorrow as we are on tour. But I think that we need an early night tonight as it will be a long day ...
... it's exactly 9 years later, that I move to Switzerland. I could stop smiling, inside and out. I was here, I was finally here in Switzerland. Where my roots lay. I was so excited to see my grand parents again, I was also nervous about how we would get along. I mean I knew we'd get along, but just how well I didn't know. After walking into the ever so familiar apartment and unpacking, eating and taking a nanna nap that the grandparents had a hard time waking me from, my grandmother ...
... we did visit the famous Grossmünster Church (which has been around since 1100 and was the starting point of the Swiss-German Reformation in the 16th century). We climbed the187 steps up the tower to see some spectacular views of Zurich.
Overall we enjoyed our time in Zurich but 5 days may have been a bit to long especially as is quite an expensive city to stay in. Anyhow time to move onto the next excited ...
Other places to stay in Zürich
Oerlikon, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $160
- Don't stay here if you dislike dust and dirt
- Good hotel - hated the bathroom
- Good hotel
Hard, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $142
- Too far out....
- The worst Intercontinental in the world
- Take a pass
Unterstrass, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $244
- Very Mediocre
- Wonderful, comfortable stay
- Needs Updating Badly
Thurgauerstrasse 101, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $142
Kreis 11, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $144
Kreis 11, Zürich | 2 star hotelfrom $98
Enge, Zürich | 5 star hotelfrom $623
- Beautiful Hotel
- Excellent staff
- Nice hotel, great location, modern rooms
Unterstrass, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $213
- OK - could try harder
- Got an upgrade
- Sehr gutes Hotel - Empfehlenswert!
Escher Wyss, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $170
Kreis 3, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $163
Seebach, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $167
Rathaus, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $257
- Pros and cons about the Central Plaza
- Great location!
- Small but stylish room
Escher Wyss, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $115
Kreis 7, Zürich | 3 star hotelfrom $259
Kreis 1, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $462
- Great hotel
- The best
- Great time in Zurich
Escher Wyss, Zürich | 2 star hotelfrom $130
Kreis 1, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $248
Kreis 7, Zürich | 5 star hotelfrom $685
City, Zürich | 5 star hotelfrom $726
- Herrliches Hotel in Zürich
- Superb hotel in Zurich
- The best city hotel in Europe
Kreis 1, Zürich | 3 star hotelfrom $240
Gewerbeschule, Zürich | 3 star hotelfrom $174
- A wonderful experience
- Great Hotel & Location Minutes from Railway Station
- Nice on the inside, creepy on the outside
Sihlfeld, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $137
City, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $365
Enge, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $229
Kreis 6, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $141
Kreis 6, Zürich | 3 star hotelfrom $183
- A good bargain hotel in Zurich
- Noise unbearable; staff rude
- You could do better...