Zurich can be discovered from a completely different perspective on two wheels. Here are a few tips to help you pedal your way through the city in a quick, easy and fun way.
In Zurich, there are various bike hire stations, as well as bike sharing systems that work without having a stationary infrastructure. As a result, visitors can get hold of a temporary bike in the city quickly and easily.
In order to reach your destination safely, you should take note of the following tips:
It is recommended to use the yellow marked bike paths
Ask the bike hire operator for a bike helmet
Only cycle where bikes are permitted (e.g. not on the sidewalks)
Give clear hand signals and make eye contact with other road users
In Zurich und throughout Switzerland, road users coming from the right have right of way
Cycling on Bahnhofstrasse is strictly prohibited
Well pumped-up tires make cycling more enjoyable: there are many public bike pumps in the city center which can be used free of charge (you can find an overview here)