Free Activities to Do in ZurichLake Zurich, Uetliberg Mountain, Old Town (Altstadt), Bahnhofstrasse, Lindenhof, Great Minster (Grossmunster), Botanical Garden, Focus Terra, Belvoir Park and Aviary & Bird Sanctuary.
Visiting one of the world’s most expensive cities on a budget? As impossible as that sounds, you will be amazed by the sheer choice of free things to do in Zurich. Normally one doesn’t associate anything free or even economical with this Swiss city but dig deeper and you have endless things to do that are free and full of surprises here.
The top 10 free things to do in Zurich include world-famous attractions and experiences that cost nothing to visit. Right from experiencing the romantic old-world charm of its ‘straight from the storybook-like’ Old Town area, to taking a troll in the gardens and parks landscaped amidst meadows housing thousands of exotic plants & flowers, and wildlife parks housing near-extinct animal species, the choices are endless.
Where else can you educate yourself on the history of the planet and its inhabitants, see fossils dating back to millions of years, and even experience a simulated grade-8 earthquake, without shelling a single penny? Take a respite from the crowds and head over to one of the most beautiful lakes in Switzerland.
Follow the fascinating ‘Path of the Planets’ at Zurich’s own mountain as you hike, bike, and soak in surreal views of the majestic Alps and the city skyline- all for free! Read on to plan your Zurich trip without worrying about breaking your wallet!