The Perfect 24 Hours in Zurich Itinerary Story

By Agne Civilyte

Introduction

The Perfect 24 Hours in Zurich Itinerary Story

This Zurich itinerary covers how to spend a fun-filled 24 hours in Zurich, Switzerland, allowing...

DAY 1

See Everything Zurich Has to Offer in One Day

This 24 hours in Zurich travel guide covers an array of central locations relatively close...

DAY 1 - STOP 1

Have breakfast at Confiserie Sprüngli

Your first stop of the day is Confiserie Sprüngli. This charming cafe is near the...

DAY 1 - STOP 2

Visit the Swiss National Museum

Built in 1898 by Gustav Gull, the Swiss National Museum is one of the best...

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DAY 1 - STOP 3

Put a love lock on Muhlesteg Bridge

After visiting the Swiss National Museum, head back towards the train station. Make sure you...

DAY 1 - STOP 4

See Giacometti Entrance Hall

A trip to Zurich's police headquarters may not be something you expect on a "what...

DAY 1 - STOP 5

Shop and eat on Bahnhofstrasse

Located in downtown Zurich, Bahnhofstrasse is one of the most famous shopping boulevards in Europe...

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DAY 1 - STOP 6

Walk through Rennweg

Rennweg street is another famous shopping street in the city. It is the oldest part...

DAY 1 - STOP 7

Admire the views from Lindenhof

Lindenhof is located in the city centre and offers iconic views of Grossmünster Church, the...

DAY 1 - STOP 8

Look around the Church of St. Peter

A famous European landmark located in Zurich is the Church of St. Peter. This church...

DAY 1 - STOP 9

Explore Paradeplatz

Paradeplatz, also known as the heart of Bahnhofstrasse or the financial centre of Zurich, is...

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DAY 1 - STOP 10

Be amazed by Fraumunster Church

Established in 853 AD by King Louis the German, Fraumunster (also known as Women's Minster...

DAY 1 - STOP 11

Discover exhibitions at Stadthaus Zurich

A minute's walk from Fraumunster is Stadthaus Zurich, also known as Zurich Cultural Hall. It...

DAY 1 - STOP 12

Wander along Lake Zurich

Lake Zurich, or Zurichsee, is 40 kilometres long and 3 kilometres wide. It stretches from...

DAY 1 - STOP 13

Cross Quaibrucke Bridge

After a relaxing walk or boat ride along Lake Zurich, taking a tram or walking...

DAY 1 - STOP 14

Take a break at Cafe Felix

This 1 day Zurich itinerary has quite a lot of walking, and after spending the...

DAY 1 - STOP 15

Marvel at Grossmünster Church

During your trip to Zurich, Switzerland, you can't skip Grossmunster Church, the most famous landmark...

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DAY 1 - STOP 16

Look inside Rathaus

The current Rathaus, Zurich's City Hall, was built in the 17th century and replaced the...

DAY 1 - STOP 17

Enjoy fantastic views from Rathausbrucke

Rathausbrucke, also known as Rathaus Bridge, is a pedestrian bridge that connects Lindenhof and the...

DAY 1 - STOP 18

Experience nightlife in Niederdof's endless alleys

Another of the best things to do in Zurich is going to Niederdorf. Located in...

DAY 1 - STOP 19

End your evening at Oliver Twist Pub

Oliver Twist pub is the last stop of this one day in Zurich itinerary. Oliver...

Conclusion

In Summary

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