Zurich is the largest Swiss city in the federation, and considered the Swiss financial and economic capital. For many years so far Zurich has been ranked among the top 3 best cities for high quality life by various research and media firms. The heritage of Zurich goes back to around 15 years Before Christ’s birth when the Romans established a settlement in the current Zurich city location, and it has been continually occupied by humans ever since. It is true that Zurich has a population of less than half a million inhabitations today, however, it is considered among the largest top financial centers in the world, with so many banks, insurance, and heavy weight financial institutions are head-quartered here.
Zurich has many beautiful attracting sites to explore. Zurich has very rich heritage in the city old center with buildings and fresh water fountains dating back 9 centuries. Zurich enjoys strategic and beautiful natural setting on the banks of the Limmat River opening in Lake Zurich, and surrounded by the mountain tops making picture perfect scenery from any point in and around the city. Zurich enjoys great cultural evolvement into very a hip city, with cultural establishments, art galleries, numerous cultural events, and night-life quality on par with top global cities.
Coach Charter Europe’s bus company has been thriving in the coach charter marketplace for over 48 years now. With the advantage of our local bus depot location, you have the options of a variety of bus rental sizes and services. Our airport shuttles coaches can pick you up from Zurich airport to travel comfortably to your hotel in Zurich. Another option is to hire a chartered bus with driver to visit all landmarks in Zurich with safely, and on time. Third option is to hire a coach with driver for multi-day travel touring other cities, and crossing into surrounding countries by Rental Bus and chartered bus. For all kinds of plans, Coach Charter Europe is the reliable transport to have when exploring Zurich and its beautiful surrounding areas. You can simply send a request to Coach Charter Europe’s tour bus department by email to find more details about our charter bus services.
Coach Charter Europe can suggest top 10 sites to be on your itinerary when touring Zurich as follows:
This is Zurich’s special galley for fine arts. It is located in the middle of the city near many great attractions, and has a coach stop space. Therefore we recommend planning your city center trips from this point. The gallery’s collection covers priceless master artist works from Monet to Van Gogh as permanent shows, and has sections dedicated for temporary exhibits too.
This is considered the oldest church in Zurich because it was established in the 9th century under the rule of King Charlemagne. This church is the site where the reformation against the Catholic Church arrived to Zurich in the 16th century. The Church has 2 large towers on the Limmat River banks, and we recommend climbing up the southern tower if you wish to have some breathtaking views.
3. Beyer Museum
This small private museum of the amazing history of watch-making is located under the Jewelry store of Beyer watches & jewels in the heart of Zurich’s top shopping street (Bahnhofstrasse). Don’t let the small entrance, or going underground deter you from exploring a wealth of priceless timepieces with centuries old heritage and amazing refined mechanical innovations over time.
4. James Joyce Foundation
The literature legend James Joyce during WWII was in Zurich, which is where he wrote his famous work Ulysses. This museum hosts the largest collection of James works in Europe. There are many different activities happening and you can check their schedule if you wish to attend any.
5. Schweizerisches Landesmuseum
This museum is considered the national museum of Switzerland. The museum housed in a manor-castle heritage building in the city center, and hosting a collection of artifacts and rooms chronicling 600 years of rich Swiss Federation history.
This green research center for succulents in Zurich with thousands of species is considered the largest assortment of succulents in the world. There are 7 green houses and more other spaces to host this great collection for studies and solutions to help the environment challenges.
7. Focus Terra
This is a scientific research and museum facility for the geology science enthusiasts. There is an exciting earthquake simulator to experience, samples of the minerals of the earth different crusts, Volcano lava pieces, precious stones, and fossil research materials.
8. Sprüngli confectionery
This Chocolatier is an icon and a land mark not to be missed for any visitor to Zurich. The business was established in 1836, by David Sprüngli. In 1845 he pioneered refined chocolate products that established the high reputation of Swiss chocolates. In 1859 the shop moved to the current shop location in Paradeplatz. Today it is a complex featuring a chocolate shop, café restaurant, and a bar attracting visitors from around the world.
9. St Peterskirche
St. Peters church was established in the 13th century, with a tower that dominates the old city sky scape. The tower has the largest clock face in Europe with a diameter of almost 9 meters. The church’s location is part of the many great city picturesque spots.
10. FIFA World Football Museum
This is a new museum that opened in 2017. In this museum football fans will be greeted with state of the art interactive displays chronicling the FIFA history.
We sincerely hope our suggestions for your Zurich’s visit can make your trip plans very exciting to your group. Zurich is a picture-perfect destination to spend a few days holiday, featuring a wide selection of attractions that will satisfy most interests.
Coach Charter Europe can help with every step along the way in achieving your group transport. We offer our decades’ long experience and awareness in the bus rental industry to provide your trip with the best suited tour bus rental services. You are welcome to request your airport shuttle service, tour bus service, or long charter bus service from our online site. Our modern fleet of charter buses of many sizes will provide the necessary transport for your group needs. Our bus company's Coach Charter Europe provides professional and kind drivers as well as a supportive booking team. We look forward to receiving your inquiry to offer you the appropriate transport quote for your group travel needs.