Sightseeing in Zurich

From the historic old town to the young and vibrant Zürich-West, from the inviting blue waters of Lake Zurich to snow-capped mountains - there are plenty of amazing things to do in Zurich.

Set alongside the shimmering lake Zurich and the river Limmat and framed by the Swiss Alps, Switzerland's biggest city offers numerous sights and attractions. After all, the history of Zurich dates back to the Romans and is rich in traditions. 

Which are the absolute must-visit attractions and sights in Zurich? What are the best day-trips from Zurich and where to go to have the well-deserved drink after a long and exciting day? Here is the ultimate guide for visitors, tourists and city dwellers.