Holidays to Switzerland Travel Podcast Episode 3
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Episode 3: Visiting Zurich

July 14, 2020 Last Updated on June 5, 2024

Interview with Dominik Mattli, Zurich Tourism’s Area Manager for GCC countries, India and Australia

In Episode 3 of the Holidays to Switzerland Travel Podcast, Zurich Tourism’s Dominik Mattli shares his tips for making the most of your visit to Zurich. 

Dominik discusses the top attractions, tips for dining and nightlife, how to get to Zurich, accommodation options and why Zurich makes a great base for visiting other Swiss destinations.

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Show Notes

In this episode you’ll learn about:

  • Getting to Zurich
  • Top things to see and do in Zurich
  • Family attractions
  • The Zurich Card
  • Shopping
  • Major events including the Food Festival, Christmas Markets and the New Year’s Eve fireworks
  • Accommodation
  • Dining
  • Bars and Nightlife
  • Zurich as a base for visiting other Swiss destinations

Dominik also mentions:  

Zurich West – an industrial area that has been turned into a trendy urban area and is home to many bars and restaurants.

Clouds Restaurant and Bar – located on the 43rd floor of the Prime Tower, it offers fantastic views over the city and lake.

Langstrasse – this street is the hot spot for nightlife with many bars and clubs.

Bars – two recommended bars are Bauschänzli and Jules Verne Panorama Bar.

Useful Resources

The Zurich Tourism website is full of tips and information about visiting Zurich.

The following articles on Holidays to Switzerland also cover some of the topics discussed in this episode in more detail:

You can read a transcript of this episode here.

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