Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Winterthur1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Winterthur with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Winterthur areaThis Winterthur map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Winterthur and surroundings
Switzerland - moving around the countryDespite the sweeping dimensions of Switzerland, air transport here is well-developed. There are international and domestic airports. Flights to mountain regions are especially popular. The largest airport in the country is in Zurich. That’s the main airhub for Swiss company. Since 2011, a new international terminal has opened here. Today, it serves about 25 million passengers a year. All European airlines, as well as American and Canadian, fly to Zurich. In recent years, such flights have appeared in the schedule of airlines of the Middle East and some Asian countries. The next, but not least is the airport in Geneva. Most of the flights are aimed at interregional movement. Most of the flights in Basel Airport are flying to Germany and France. … Open
Overview of festivals and celebrations in SwitzerlandA lot of amazing holidays are held at ski resorts. In Grindelwald, the World Snow Festival takes place every January. During the holiday, artists and sculptors masterfully create works of art of snow. In St. Moritz, you can visit the exhibition of antique sports cars. Fans of these races can go to Formula 1; one of the stages is set on the tracks in Campioni. It's worth to visit the international film festival in Locarno; it is one of the most prestigious in the world. Every year, the outstanding representatives of the world of cinematography come to the city. … Open
Photogallery of Winterthur sights
Our guide to Winterthur
Hotels for romantic escape
When choosing a hotel for a romantic getaway, priority should be given to the Park Swiss Quality Hotel Winterthur. This hotel is surrounded by historical sites and offers couples chic rooms painted in a noble white color. All rooms in the hotel are decorated with very fascinating black and white photographs, and the bathroom is beautifully designed with rare marble. Its restaurant with a unique design and a summer … Open
Festivals and events in Winterthur
November is marked by holding the Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, an event of a global scale. Spectators have a unique opportunity to watch novelties from the world of short films from all over the world (more than 1000 of them are presented at the festival). The event is of a competitive nature, participants have the opportunity to win the audience award. Both Swiss-made short films and works from other … Open
Another great place for connoisseurs of art is Kunstmuseum. The same building houses Naturmuseum where you can see a lot of stuffed animals, which will certainly impress children and will be of great interest especially for them. A wonderful place to explore the multi-faceted world of contemporary art is Gewerbemuseum. How can a Swiss city do without a clock museum? Sounds like science fiction. Therefore, a visit … Open
Advices for travellers
3. The most common souvenirs are watches, knives, and chocolate of local production, many also prefer to buy cheese as a souvenir. For watches, it's best to go to a specialized salon, because in street markets tourists can stumble on a cheap fake. A wide selection of chocolate and other sweets is available in such shops as Lindt, Tableron, Nestle, and Sushard. 4. It is very convenient to travel around the city … Open
Shopping, streets and outlets
Travelers who like to go round modern malls will be interested in attending Neuwiesen shopping complex. It is located in the northern part of the city and is pretty big. Budget tourists will surely love the place. Prices are really attractive. There is located a wonderful Marionnaud perfumery shop and a large Migros Textilien clothing store. The shopping center will appeal to avid mods, as well. Be sure to visit Tom … Open
Banana City is housed in one of the beautiful modern building in the city, situated not far from the railway station. Despite the playful name of the hotel, its interior is austere; rooms are decorated in a minimalist style with a predominance of white and black colors, beautiful parquet floor, and modern beds covered with white pastel sheets. An important attribute of all rooms is large windows. At night time, you … Open