Zurich Itinerary 3 Days

3 Days in Zurich - Perfect 72 Hours Guide

Nestled on the banks of the Limmat River, Zürich is the city in Switzerland. This charming city is blessed with a perfect combination of natural beauty and ultra-modern architecture. When you visit Zürich in 3 days, you get a plenty of time to visit major sites in and around the city. Every corner here tells the stories of bygone days and makes you fall in love with the vibrant atmosphere it has today. Check out this itinerary that will introduce you to different types of tourist attractions in Zürich.

What to see in 3 days in Zurich?

Day 1

Start your day with the iconic landmark in the city that is known as Grossmünster. Considered to be one of the important churches in Zürich, it dates back to hundreds of years. Visit Fraumünster Abbey after that for some time and head to Swiss National Museum. This place is one of the top tourist attractions in Zürich and attracts tourists from all over the world. Your Zürich itinerary for 3 days must include spending time at Bahnhofstrasse. Located in the heart of the city, this avenue is ideal for those who are looking for places that offer shopping in Zürich.

Day 2

Enter the 2nd day in the city by visiting Zürich Zoologischer Garten. It is known for having thousands of specimens along with hosting penguin parade every day. Spend a couple of hours reconnecting with nature and go to Kunsthaus Zürich in the afternoon. This famous museum in Zürich is a great place to learn about the art, culture, and history of the city. Sports lovers can consider spending some time at FIFA World Football Museum. With 72 hours in Zürich, you must reserve some time to explore different areas around. Consider visiting Niederdorf Street to experience the robust nightlife in Zürich.

Day 3

Dedicate your 3rd day in Zürich to visiting lesser-known attractions. Start your morning by going to Sukkulenten-Sammlung Zürich. This botanical garden has a history of more than 85 years. Stop by Rietberg Museum to explore art from different corners of the world. Take a guided tour of Zürich Opera House to soak yourself in the local flavor. You can choose from places like UZH - Zoological Museum, Uhrenmuseum Beyer, focusTerra, and Zürcher Spielzeugmuseum according to your interest. With 3 days in Zürich, you can explore the city at your own pace. Spend an evening at a waterfront Chinese Garden. Head to Langstrasse after the sunset to explore Caribbean restaurants, pubs, and bars. It is also a popular red-light district in Zürich.

Consider visiting places like Uetliberg and Lake Zurich to experience the well-known Swiss natural beauty.

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