As an important international financal and business centre, Zurich is a cosmopolitan city, with a wealth of stylish delights from first-class restaurants to high-end shopping. But it is also a city with deep historical roots and a strong identity of its own. The old town has a towering Romanesque cathedral and impressive medieval guild houses.
Around Zurich you can see the natural beauty. On the clear waters of the lake, there are opportunities for water sports such as kayaking and sailing, or you could simply take a relaxing boat trip. Above the city lies the Uetliberg. Accessible by train, it is a great spot for hiking and cycling.