20 days in Winterthur & Zurich Itinerary

20 days in Winterthur & Zurich Itinerary

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Winterthur
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Zurich
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Winterthur — 16 nights

Winterthur is a city in the canton of Zürich in northern Switzerland. For shopping fun, head to Uhren Sammlung Kellenberger or Pfalzkeller. Sammlung Oskar Reinhart and Villa Flora Winterthur will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Winterthur: Appenzell (Museum Appenzell, St Mauritius Church, &more), Arbon (Strandbad Arbon & Saurer Museum) and Schaffhausen (Munot & Altstadt Schaffhausen). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR, examine the collection at Fort Heldsberg, stroll through Winterthur Trail, and explore the world behind art at Museum Lindengut.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Winterthur trip itinerary builder website.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Zürich Airport, EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport and Bern Belp Airport. In March, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Zurich.
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Zurich — 3 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 1st (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip planner.

Zurich is just a stone's throw from Winterthur. In March, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train back home.
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