On the edge of scenic Lake Zurich, the largest city in Switzerland is famous for chocolate, fondue and watches. It is also a major contemporary art and shopping destination. Take in some world-famous art at the Kunsthaus and Rietberg Museums; or hone your shopping skills along Bahnhofstrasse or Niederdorf.
It is your sole responsibility to ensure that you - and any child travelling with you - have all the travel documents necessary to enter or transit through each country on your itinerary. Please ensure you verify the requirements for each country as the required documents for the outbound portion of your travel may differ from those required on the return.
In Switzerland tips are included on all hotel and restaurant bills. It is neither necessary nor expected to give an extra tip. But it is fine to tip when the service is nice and friendly
Water is safe to drink all over Switzerland, whether from taps or from the ubiquitous public street-fountains. These fountains almost always run with pure spring water.
Electricity supply in Switzerland is AC 220 V, 50 Hz. Sockets use the round-pin European system. Most hotels have adaptors.
The currency in Switzerland is Schweizerfranken (Swiss Francs), also called Franken.