How Expensive Is Zurich, Switzerland?

How Expensive Is Zurich, Switzerland?, Zurich, Switzerland (B)

Zurich, one of the most popular destinations in the country, was the first place that we visited in Switzerland. It's quite small and charming and has a unique atmosphere more of a town rather than a city. As it happened many times before, although Zurich was very nice, it was my least favorite destination in this Alpine country. Just like with Ljubljana in Slovenia or Bucharest in Romania. If you want to see the real Swiss paradise, you must go out of the popular cities such as Zurich or Geneva.

Switzerland is known to be one of the most expensive countries in the world and that's true. The prices are significantly higher than in the neighbouring states - especially the cost of transportation and accommodation. For example, a one way tram journey in Zurich will cost around 6 CHF (5 EUR/6 USD). To save money, buy a daily or return pass - if you need it. The prices in normal supermarkets can be as much as three times higher than in Germany - with the exception of Lidl that can be found in the city centre of Zurich. Soon I'll write a post about the tips on how to travel on a budget in Switzerland where you will find more details on dealing with high costs in Switzerland. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: How Expensive Is Zurich, Switzerland?
Guide Location: Switzerland » Zurich
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tomasz Lisowski
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Zurich Old Town
  • Train Station
  • Swiss National Museum
  • Bahnhofstrasse
  • Paradeplatz
  • Lake Zurich
  • Augustinergasse
  • Munzplats Square
  • Catholic Church of Zurich
  • Church of St. Peter
  • Fraumunster Church
  • Munsterbrucke bridge
  • Grossmunster Church
  • waterfront

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