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The capital of Switzerland and the country’s largest city with nearly 400,000 residents is the city of Zurich. It is a major hub where the airways, railway, and transportation industries are concerned. Both the Zurich Airport and train station are the largest entities of their types in the entire country. Suffice it to say, Zurich is one of the most desirable European destinations to visit any season of the year depending on your preferences.

Family things to do in Zurich

Additionally, Zurich has a 7,000-year history dating back to the time it was originally settled by the ancient Romans. Today, it is one of the primary European holiday and tourist destinations for a number of reasons including its culinary, cultural, events and attractions, history, lodging choices, sightseeing opportunities, and winter sports vacations. But what if it isn’t a romantic vacation you are thinking of? What if you want to take the entire family? read full article

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Zurich, Switzerland has an incredible amount of nightclubs for a night out dancing. Thanks to the city’s relaxed licensing laws, clubs stay open until the early hours of the morning. If you’re into Latin rythms, many clubs in Zurich have regular salsa and Latin nights. Dress up when going out dancing in Zurich, especially when visiting the top-end clubs, and expect to pay top prices for drinks.

nightclubs in zurich

Kaufleuten (Pelikanstrasse 18, Kreis 1) is one of Zurich’s most famous clubs: trendy and upscale and popular with celebrities and celeb-spotters. read full article

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Switzerland’s largest city is also one of the most popular European tourist destinations. The city of Zurich is situated on Lake Zurich where the lake is met by the Limmat River. The city is also Switzerland’s financial center and is the home of the stock exchange and the headquarters of numerous international and national corporations. It is also the media center of the country since the majority of the country’s TV channels call Zurich home.

Things to enjoy for free in Zurich
The following content is a listing of some of the FREE things to enjoy in Zurich. read full article

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Train travel in Switzerland is easy: the country is small and distances between major cities are short, trains are punctual and comfortable, and the scenery is always stunning.

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In terms of largest freshwater and natural (not manmade) lakes of a continent, and in terms of volume, all other European lakes pale in comparison to Lake Geneva in Switzerland.

Lake Geneva in Switzerland

Additionally, there are not many winter ski read full article

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Geneva is world-famous for its collection of international organizations and institutions, the nearby ski slopes and the sleek lifestyle of expats and diplomats. But what about for the younger, student population?

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Switzerland may be neutral in many areas of international relations

but when it comes to finding out the time and wanting a time piece to look like a piece of jewellery, or become an ornament for… read full article

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Lugano is a small town of 50,000 inhabitants in the southern part of Switzerland. As it borders Italy it is predominantly Italian speaking.

Its summers benefit from this geography making them long and warm. As a result it is… read full article

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So what exactly do I mean by Environmentally-Friendly?

Well, this list relates to nations that take the problem of a warming planet very seriously, rather than just their Politicians moaning about it at Global Summits and never taking any practical action. For “Greenies” out… read full article

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Lucerne is one of the most scenic cities in all of Switzerland, located centrally on the shores of Lake Lucerne.

The River Reuss divides this gorgeous city that is also nestled between the picturesque Mount Pilatus and Mount Rigi in… read full article

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Appenzeller cheeseThe most integral aspect of Swiss culture and heritage is cheese, evidenced by the fact that there are currently over 100 varieties of cheese being manufactured in Switzerland today. The cattle breeding industry and dairy farming are prolific in the Swiss Alps and the region has been associated with the… read full article

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In Basel the carnival, or Fasnacht, as it is known locally, starts on the first Monday after Ash Wednesday. In 2009 the dates of the carnival are from the second to the fourth of March. This comparatively shorter carnival, lasting only seventy-two hours, is rated in the list… read full article

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Swiss Quality Hotel - St. MoritzIt’s hard to imagine taking a vacation in Switzerland for more than romantic reasons despite the fact that it is one of Europe’s primary holiday and vacation destinations. The ideal vacation for lovers or honeymooners awaits you in this country that is… read full article

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Other countries may have the rich history, magnificent manger scenes. Switzerland is no exception to that rule all year round. However, it is especially special at Christmas time. Christmas traditions are alive and well in the streets and hill tops of Switzerland.

The Chlausjagen Festival

The Chlausjagen Festival or… read full article

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1.  Things to do in Munich

Published September 29th – If you’re planning a holiday in Bavaria, Germany check out our Top 5 things to do in Munich including the world famous… read full article

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