Winterthur Tourism

Winterthur (/ˈvɪntərtʊər/, German pronunciation: [ˈvɪntərtuːr]; French: Winterthour) is a city in the canton of Zürich in northern Switzerland. It has the country's sixth largest population, estimated at more than 100,000 people. Today Winterthur is a service and high-tech industry centre, but many people make use of its proximity to Zürich, which lies approximately 30 kilometres (19 mi) to the south-west, and only 18 minutes by train. The official language of Winterthur is (the Swiss variety of Standard) German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect. In the local dialect and by its inhabitants, it is usually abbreviated as Winti. Winterthur is connected to Germany and Italy by direct trains and enjoys links to Zürich Airport. It is also a regional transport hub: the A1 motorway from Geneva through to St. Margrethen connects in Winterthur with the A4 motorway heading north toward Schaffhausen and the A7 motorway heading close to the Swiss-German border at Kreuzlingen. There are also roads leading to other places such as Turbenthal. Winterthur Hauptbahnhof is one of the busiest railway stations in Switzerland.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Winterthur in Switzerland. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Winterthur like a local. After your splendid visit to Winterthur, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Zurich. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Zurich for its bountiful attractions like Lindenhof, Old Town, Lake Promenade on your trip to Winterthur. Tour packages of Winterthur are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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  • Know the pollution level of Winterthur before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 8.33 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Winterthur for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Winterthur.

    • Burglary and Theft 13.64 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 10 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 9.09 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 13.64 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 22.73 (Low)
    • Attacks 15.91 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 32.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 95.45 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 86.36 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 27.5 (Low)
    • Safety Index 82.13 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 82.27 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 5.75 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 38.5 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 59.72 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.72 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Winterthur

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.36 USD
    • International Movie per seat 18.1 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 60.01 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 118.68 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 97.23 USD

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