Stately and opulent are the words that come to mind when describing Zürich, one of the world’s largest financial centers and amongst the most affluent cities in Europe. Stroll along the lakeside promenade or sample the city’s varied internationally inspired cuisine as you enjoy the best Switzerland has to offer. Let Alitalia make your flight to Zürich as luxuriant as your destination with our ‘Ottima’ and ‘Magnifica’ business class seating upgrades.
The Kunsthaus Zürich hosts the largest collection of contemporary art on the planet and is a must-see attraction for first time visitors. Browse some of the most expensive and exclusive boutiques in the world on Bahnhofstrasse, Zürich’s primary downtown shopping avenue. As the sun begins to set, head to the Limmat riverfront for cocktails or apéritifs, then forge ahead to Niederdorf or Langstrasse for access to the city’s hundreds of pubs, bars, dance clubs and music halls.
The city’s old quarter is a wonderful spot to acquire some of Switzerland’s world-famous cheeses and chocolates and one of the easiest places to find a cheap hotel in Zürich. Book your tickets to Zürich for the middle of August to enjoy the city’s energetic street parades, open-air roaming dance parties that attract millions every year.