Zurich
Switzerland
By Jasmine McGee

If you’ve ever wondered where one of the world’s largest financial centers is located, then look no further than the Zürich, the capital of Switzerland. Not only is this capital city the largest in Switzerland, but it’s also home to some of the world’s largest financial institutions and banks, but it is also a city that is thriving with urban culture.

Located within the city is Zürich Airport (ZRH) and it’s a main hub for international flights departing and arriving in Switzerland. When you begin booking your flight for Zürich, allow WhatsCheaper.com to make the process a breeze. Click here (http://www.whatscheaper.com/flight.php) to use WhatsCheaper.com’s flight finder and book your trip. Once you’ve booked your trip, the next thing you’ll be worrying about is where on earth to stay? Well, fret not! WhatsCheaper.com can help you find the right accommodations for your stay in the lovely city of Zürich, so click here (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to use WhatsCheaper.com’s hotel finder.

The city of Zürich has a lot to see, so drop your bags in your hotel room and head out into the city for an adventure. Start your day off by taking a picturesque scroll down Augustinergasse, one of Zürich’s oldest narrow streets. You’ll be able to snap beautiful pictures of vintage architecture, and you’ll also wind up right in the heart of the city’s main shopping excursion, Bahnofstrasse Zürich. This shopping district has become world-famous due to its history, as well as prominent location. The district connects Zürich Main Station to the beautiful Lake Zürich, and along the shopping precinct are dozens of department stores and shops waiting to be explored.

If you want to take in the local scene, then take a lovely bike ride throughout the bustling city streets and parks.  Zürich on Wheels offers free bicycle rentals year around, and it’s a great way to experience the city. If you want more of a guided tour of the city, then for a fee take one of the local city tours or enjoy a cruise on Lake Zürich. If water sights are more up your alley, then don’t miss out on Rhine Falls. Boasting as Europe’s biggest falls, the Rhine Falls are 500 feet wide and 75 feet high falls that can be viewed from an adventure trail or by taking a guided boat tour.

For picturesque views, as well as great history, WhatsCheaper.com recommends you head over to Lindenhof. The area has views of the following attractions: City Hall, the Swiss Federal Institute, Old Town, Grossmunster Church, and the Limmat river. Other places worth visiting are Niederdorf, Rathaus, Zürich West, and Schipfe. If you love a vintage vibe, then you’ll especially enjoy Schipfe. It’s the oldest quarters in the city of Zürich and it’s filled with local artisans who make custom-made products you might not found anywhere else in the city; it’s a perfect spot for antique lovers. After you’ve left Schipfe be sure to stop by the various museums the city has to offer. Noteworthy museums are the Museum Bellerive, Museum Rietberg, Swiss National Museum, Museum of Design Zürich, and the Kunsthaus Zürich (Museum of Fine Art.)

Following your day filled with shopping and cultural excursions, you’ll want to greet the nightlife. The city of Zürich has a variety of art shows, operas, plays, bars, restaurants, and nightclubs worth checking out. There is so much to do during the day & night that you might as well be ready to spend a few days in the city of Zürich. WhatsCheaper.com is here to help make your trip spectacular, so book your trip today and begin packing for your stay in the amazing city of Zürich, Switzerland.

MUST SEE IN Zurich LIST:

  • 1. Lake Zürich
  • 2. Historic Altstadt District
  • 3. Baden Thermal Springs
  • 4. Flumserberg
  • 5. Höllgrotten Baar Caves
  • 6. The Fraumüster Church
  • 7. The Grossmünster Cathedral
  • 8. Zürich Opera House
  • 9. City Beach Lakeside
  • 10. Bahnhofstrasse Shopping Precinct

Zurich EVENT CALENDAR:

  • 1. New Year's Eve Fireworks Display - January
  • 2. Sechseläuten (Spring Festival) - April
  • 3. Zürich Festival - July
  • 4. Caliente Tropical Festival - July
  • 5. Street Parade - August
  • 6. Zürich Festival - October/November
  • 7. Zürich Wine Fair - November
  • 8. Christmas in Zürich - December

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Sheraton Zurich Neues Schloss Hotel
Stockerstrasse 17, Zurich, 8002, Switzerland
By Sarah Hay

Centrally located near the Opera House, Lake Zürich, the international business center and the Bahnhofstrasse shopping district, the Sheraton Zürich Neues Schloss Hotel welcomes guests with an international flair, and inviting atmosphere. Located near Zürich University and near to a host of Swiss banks and corporate offices, including Merrill Lynch and Bank of Tokyo Mistubishi, the Sheraton Zürich is also mere steps from the Zürich Opera, Concert Hall and Zürich Zoo. A car rental service is available on site, in case you’d like to drive to the Swiss Alps, and excursions can also easily be arranged through the hotel’s tour desk.

The hotel features 60 elegant, recently redesigned guest rooms, including four suites. Every room comes with standard amenities such as high speed wired and wireless Internet access (for a daily fee), Bliss bath amenities, bathrobes and slippers, a business desk with telephone and voicemail, room service, coffee makers and refrigerators, and connecting rooms are available. The 24-hour front desk and concierge service can assist you with any reservations, and laundry service and luggage storage is available as well.

Of course, part of the welcoming atmosphere of the Sheraton Zürich Neues Schloss Hotel includes authentic Swiss cuisine, found in the Restaurant Le Jardin Suisse and Arabella Lobby Bar. If you need space for meetings or a private function, the Sheraton’s Le Pavillion conference salon features fine furniture, high windows, and an elegant interior space for up to 30 people. A fitness facility is nearby, and the on-site business center can help you with any professional business services you may require. So, if your business or personal life takes you to the elegance that is Zürich, make sure you stay at the one hotel which will make you feel pampered every moment of your stay: the Sheraton Zürich Neues Schloss Hotel. The dedicated staff at WhatsCheaper.com is here to help make sure your trip stays well inside your budget, just follow this link: (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

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Four Points By Sheraton Sihlcity
Kalandergasse 1, Zurich, 8045 Switzerland
By Kristen A. Grose

Gruezi and welcome to Zürich!  Whether you are traveling to Zürich to conduct business at one of the world's leading financial institutions or paying a visit to one of the city’s grand art galleries, WhatsCheaper.com recommends the Four Points by Sheraton Sihlcity as your premier accommodation provider.  With its central location, and unsurpassed hospitality, this hotel puts the vibrancy of the global city at your fingertips.
 
As the largest city in Switzerland, it's no wonder that Zürich is hub for road, rail, and air traffic; luckily, the hotel is accessible by all three transportation options.  Zürich's main train station is located less than 3 kilometers from the hotel, making it a popular transportation choice.  Those who prefer to fly will have to travel a bit farther, but not by much to the Zürich Airport (ZRH), which is approximately 20 minutes away.  For those traveling by road, you can relax knowing that the motorways are direct, navigation easy, and that Four Points has guest parking available for a nominal fee.
 
Even those who thrive amongst the hustle and bustle of a busy city like Zürich, take welcoming relief in knowing they can return to a comfortable and quiet haven at the end of the day.  Re-charge with a power nap on Sheraton's comfort bed or refresh yourself with a shower in the modern bathroom.  Zürich is a city with enticing nightlife - but once you sink into bed and click on your flat-screen TV with in-room movies, you might have trouble deciding whether to stay or go.  Spending the evening at one of Sheraton's plushy outfitted rooms wouldn't be a bad night after-all.  Furthermore, with the mixture of Suites, Superior, and Deluxe Room options, there's something to meet most space and budget requirements.
 
There are a number of onsite features at the Sheraton Sihlcity, including scrumptious dining options.  The Rampe Sued restaurant serves up both regional dishes and eclectic international cuisine.  Enjoy a social unwind at the hotel Urbano bar which serves up both drinks and snacks.  In the summer, sip a cocktail out on the terrace, enjoy the air and breathe in Zürich's fresh energy.
 
There are plenty of great things about Four Points by Sheraton Sihlcity to rave about.  But here's a few that WhatsCheaper.com find noteworthy.  The hotel has free in room high speed internet access, as well as Wi-Fi in public areas.  There is a Wellness Centre and spa onsite, where you can book a massage and treat yourself to an hour of true bliss.  Check in is at 3 p.m, and you'll be able to enjoy a long morning with a standard check-out of 12 p.m.  The hotel also offers luggage storage, which provides guests the option of city sightseeing before a late flight or train departure.  
 
Zürich is a place for backpackers and business executives alike.  It is a melting pot where world class museums merge with global financial institutions and the great outdoors. It is a city that is basked in lively cafes, diversified restaurants, some of the world's best skiing and exhilarating nightlife.  Whether you are a banker or an outdoor enthusiast, WhatCheaper.com can assist.  To get started, click here (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

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