Zurich Highlights

Switzerland’s trend-setting city.

Historical Points

The story of Christianity in Zürich begins at the end of the 3rd century with the tale of the city's patron saints, Felix and Regula.

Home of the Swiss Reformation

The story of Christianity in Zürich begins in the 4th century with the tale of the city’s patron saints, Felix and Regula. Threatened with execution due to their faith, the Roman siblings fled to Zürich, where they were captured and beheaded. It is said they picked up their heads after death and walked to the riverbank before collapsing. Their relics are now preserved in the Fraumünster, famous for its stained glass windows created by Marc Chagall.

Wirtschaft Ziegelhütte

The Wirtschaft Ziegelhütte is idyllically situated on the edge of the forest above Schwamendingen and serves as both a country inn and the local pub.

Zurich’s lido lounge

The Women’s river lido by day transforms after sunset into a trendy “Barefoot bar”.