Accommodation & Apartments in Zurich
Zurich is one of the oldest and most important cities in Europe where millions of people come every year for business and pleasure. Contrary to popular assumption Zurich is not the capital of the country (Berne is the Swiss capital) but it is the financial capital of Switzerland. The Swiss stock exchange is based here as well as the headquarters for a large number of national and international companies, including the international soccer organisation, FIFA. Zurich is renouned for its cleanliness and efficiency and for this reason it has been continuously ranked as the city with the highest living standards in the world. It is, however, only in the last decade or so that Zurich has been recognised as a top place for tourists to visit. Part of the reason for this change is the development of Zurich's nightlife scene. There are over 80 weekend clubs as well hundreds of bars and over 1500 restaurants to keep you entertained and fed! Make sure you try the typical Zurich dish, Zürigschnätzlets, which is veal in a delicious cream and wine sauce. Zurich is also a capital of culture so museum and art lovers alike will thrive with the choice of over 50 museums and 100 galeries just in the inner city itself. The old town area around the river and lakefront houses many of the most interesting attractions for visitors and is a great place to rent accommodation in Zurich. Stroll around the lovely alleys of Niederdorf to find numerous restaurants, bars and shopping opportunities. Visit the Kunsthaus art museum which houses modern Swiss surrealist sculptures as well as18th Century paintings. Enjoy a sunny walk along the Lake Promenade which follows the shore of Lake Zurich or hire a bike and expore all the corners of the city at your own pace. Accommodation in Zurich is varied and of a high quality and there are many options to choose from on Wimdu.com. You can book an apartment in Zurich center or stay at a guesthouse or Bed and Breakfast near the lake for a more relaxed stay. Transportation around the city is well established so whichever accommodation you choose you can reach the main attractions easily. It's easy to get to other European destinations from here and Zurich's train station has the highest frequency of train traffic in the world! So, hop on a train and book a vacation rental in close by European cities such as Munich, Milan and Prague.