Your English speaking website with all the knowledge and information of English speaking Services, Clubs and associations as well as information about what to do in Zurich.
This information site is for the english speaking residents of and visitors to Zurich to give you up-to date information about What’s happening in Zurich for everyone from nights out, to the family looking to entertain the kids on a weekend. Helpful local numbers, places to visit and many other things to help with staying in Zurich.
As an ex-pat myself living here for just short of 10 years now I can give you the latest information on events coming up on our superb regularly updated Calendar of all the local events.
The Fun for kids in Zurich page
is great for the family and gives you links to many different places for day trips. There are links to, not only Summer places to go, but a great Skiing webpages that give you loads of info about where to go, how far away and what is available at the resorts.
Also on here is our link to all the restaurants in Zurich. This page allows people to find places new when they go out in Zurich
This website is also to help people thinking about coming for Weekend breaks to the city. You can book possibly the best Hotel rates on our Hotels page and there are many links to all the local attractions.
And Now Available…
All the latest News headlines that is happening
in and affecting Switzerland, translated into English.
Everything you need to know is all on here.
Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich.
It is located in north-central Switzerland at the northwestern tip of Lake Zürich. The municipality has approx 400,028 inhabitants, and the Zurich metropolitan area has 1.83 million.
Zürich is a hub for railways, roads, and air traffic. Both Zürich Airport and railway station are the largest and busiest in the country.
As for the food the most famous Zürich dish is Zürigeschnätzlets, chopped veal in a cream and wine sauce, normally served with Rösti. Various kinds of grilled sausages are also popular. These are most often accompanied with boiled potatoes, or Rösti, a kind of hash-browns, (boiled potatoes, grated and then pan fried in butter until crisp) or Chnöpfli (small noodle dumplings, in Germany called Spätzle).
In general there are many varieties of different meats (veal, beef, pork, lamb and mutton, chicken and other poultry meat, or even horse (considered to be very delicious and of high quality), and rabbit and venison during hunting season in autumn) you can find in many various dishes. In quality-aware restaurants they originate from a personally known, local source and are normally served with fresh, local and seasonal vegetables, besides standard side dishes.