10 Highlights on the Grand Tour of Switzerland
There are the 10 cultural highlights in the Zurich section of the Grand Tour of Switzerland.

Zurich’s Cultural Highlights

In the Zurich section of the Grand Tour of Switzerland, which runs between Einsiedeln and Schaffhausen, culture enthusiasts can discover, among other things, these 10 highlights.

The Grand Tour of Switzerland – the Zurich section of which runs between Einsiedeln and Schaffhausen and along the picturesque Lake Zurich – offers a host of attractions. It is well worth stopping to take a stroll over the wooden bridge between Rapperswil and Hurden, to admire Sechseläutenplatz in front of the Zurich Opera House, or to view Zurich’s famous churches, the Grossmünster and Fraumünster, from close up. The Fotomuseum Winterthur in the former industrial town of Winterthur provides fascinating insights into photography, while the Kunsthaus enchants art lovers with the most important collection of modern art in Zurich.

The Grossmünster is a landmark of Zurich.

Works of ArtChurches
The Fraumünster and Grossmünster churches are landmarks of Zurich.

The Kunsthaus Zurich is a must for all art enthusiasts with one of the most important modern art collections in Zurich.

The Zurich Opera House is the smallest of the world's large opera houses.

Cultural HistoryArchitecture
The National Museum houses the largest collection of cultural-historical objects in the country.

ArtCultural History
The Museum Rietberg presents a unique collection of non-European art and cult objects.

Zurich's Museum of Design houses one of Switzerland's most unique and extensive cultural design collections.

The museum presents international and contemporary photographic arts together with classic photography.

ArchitectureVantage Points
Rapperswil Castle is the landmark of the “City of Roses”, located on Lake Zurich.
On the bridge between Rapperswil and Hurden you find yourself walking in the footsteps of pilgrims.


Multifaceted Zurich

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