24 Hours in Zurich Itinerary Story

By Agne Civilyte

Introduction

24 Hours in Zurich Itinerary Story

Zurich, one of the top financial cities in the world, is the largest city in Switzerland. It is conveniently located... Read more

Day 1

Authentic Zurich in One Day

For the first day of this itinerary, you are going to visit several museums and parks, try local food, and... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 1

Breakfast at Confiserie Sprüngli

Your first stop of the day is Confiserie Sprüngli. It is a cafe located near the Zurich HB train station.... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 2

Visit the Swiss National Museum

Built-in 1898 by Gustav Gull, the Swiss National Museum is one of the best places to visit in Zurich. It... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 3

Stop by Muhlesteg Bridge and Park

After the visit to the museum, head back towards the train station. Make sure you take the path leading along... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 4

Explore the Most Beautiful Police Station's Hall - Giacometti Murals

A visit to Zurich's police headquarters can't be omitted from any guide that covers what to see in Zurich. You... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 5

Roam Around Zurich’s Shopping Boulevard - Bahnhofstrasse

Located in downtown Zurich, Bahnhofstrasse is one of the most famous shopping boulevards in Europe. A 1.4 km long street... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 6

Walk Through Rennweg - Once the widest street in Zurich

Rennweg street is another popular shopping street in the city. It is the oldest part of Zurich which attracts thousands... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 7

Become a kid at the Toy Museum Zurich

Toy Museum (Zürcher Spielzeugmuseum) is a tiny museum near Rennweg street. It is home to various traditional Swiss toys, including... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 8

Climb Lindenhof Hill

Located in the city centre, Lindenhof Hill showcases the iconic views of the Grossmunster Church, Limmat River and Zurich old... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 9

Stop by St. Peter - The oldest parish church in Zurich

If you are looking for more things to see in Zurich, you can't miss St. Peter from your 24 hours... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 10

Explore Paradeplatz - the financial centre

Paradeplatz (also known as the heart of Bahnhofstrasse or the financial centre of Zurich) is a tram junction connecting Lake... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 11

Be amazed by Fraumunster Church

Established in 853 AD by King Louis the German, Fraumunster (known as Women's Minster or Our Lady Minster) is another... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 12

Quick Look at Stadthaus Zurich (Cultural Hall)

Just a minute walk from Fraumunster, you will find a Stadthaus Zurich (Zurich Cultural Hall). It was founded at the... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 13

Walk along Lake Zurich

Lake Zurich (Zurichsee) is 40 kilometres (25 miles) long and 3 kilometres (2 miles) wide. It stretches from Zurich to... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 14

Cross Quaibrucke Bridge

After a relaxing walk or boat ride on Lake Zurich, take a tram or walk across the Quaibrucke Bridge. The... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 15

Take a break at Cafe Felix

After so much walking while visiting Zurich's most popular attractions, you deserve a good break at a lovely cafe. Cafe... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 16

Visit Grossmunster - Zurich's landmark

During your travel to Zurich Switzerland, you can't skip Grossmunster - the most famous landmark in the city. According to... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 17

Take a look at the Rathaus (Zurich City Hall)

The current Rathaus (Zurich City Hall) was built in the 17th century and replaced the first wooden city hall building.... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 18

Enjoy fantastic views from Rathausbrucke

Rathausbrucke (Rathaus Bridge) is a pedestrian bridge which connects Lindenhof and Rathaus quarters. Also, it is a popular pedestrian square... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 19

Experience nightlife in Niederdoft's endless alleys

If you are still wondering what to do in Zurich, you have to check out Niederdorft street. Located in Zurich's... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 20

End your evening at Oliver Twist Pub

Oliver Twist pub is the last stop of this one day in Zurich itinerary. This stop is completely optional, so... Read more

Conclusion

In Summary

There are plenty of things to do in Zurich and to do everything in one day can be a challenging... Read more