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Zurich

Aarburg Castle near Zurich

Flights to Zurich

Combine culture with nature in Zürich

Do you enjoy art, beautiful scenery and delicious food? Book flights to Zürich and stroll through the historic cobblestoned streets in the Altstadt. Admire vistas of the Lindenhofplatz or visit Zürich Zoo. There are great shopping opportunities in the upmarket Bahnhofstrasse. And you can completely unwind on Lake Zürich and in the surrounding mountains. In winter, the city is the perfect base for a fabulous skiing holiday.

Top-notch art

Art lovers can truly indulge in this Swiss city. Dadaism first surfaced here at the start of the 20th century, and is well represented in a number of famous museums such as the Kunsthaus Zürich. There are also works by Picasso, Kandinsky and Chagall here. In addition, the city is home to many galleries, mostly in the trendy district of Zürich West. Zürich is the ideal destination for a city trip and the perfect starting point for a wonderful holiday in Switzerland. Expect to be surprised: book a flight to Zürich now!

From Michelin star to cheese fondue

 Fancy a treat? In gastronomic terms, too, Zürich is a superb place to visit. Swiss cuisine is a fusion of French, German and Italian influences which delivers unexpected dishes such as Raclette and Älplermagronen. The city has many restaurants with one or more Michelin stars, such as the 2-star Rico’s Kunststuben. If you prefer something simpler, almost every bistro will serve delicious Swiss cheese fondue, although this is a typical winter dish.

Flights to Zürich for a unique city trip

Looking for a cheap flight to Zürich? With KLM, your holiday begins the moment you step onboard. Your journey will fly by with your own entertainment set on intercontinental flights: free films, games and music. Enjoy our selection of snacks or a tasty dinner and drinks. Add in our many handy extra services (some available for a supplement) and you’ll be in Switzerland before you know it.

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Practical info about Zurich

Zurich Airport

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Getting around the city

How to get around in Zurich

 

Visa and Healthcare

Visa and health information

Currency

The official currency is the Swiss Franc (CHF), divided into 100 rappen (German) or centimes (French). Although not part of the EU, many prices are nonetheless indicated in Euros and some merchants may accept Euros. Credit cards are widely accepted and ATMs are widespread. Banks offer the best exchange rates, but it is also possible to exchange money at major hotels, main train stations and airports. Banks are open Monday to Friday.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between April and October).

Electricity

Electrical current in Switzerland is 220 volts AC, 50Hz. Plugs are of the linear, rounded three-pin type, but rounded two-pin plugs will fit the outlet.

 

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