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Zurich has an undeserved reputation for being a boring city where the only excitement goes on behind the impressive facades of the many banking institutions. In fact it is an elegant lakeside city with some of the best restaurants in Europe and a thriving and varied cultural life. There is a considerable immigrant population which over the years has lent diversty to the city, as witnessed by the wide range of culinary styles at prices to satisfy all diners.

Zurich's location, with the Alps in the background, make it one of Europe's most attractive cities. Hiring a car means you can take advantage of the many attractions and activities near Zurich. There are opportunities for water sports on the lake, as well as walking and mountain biking in the surrounding hills. And of course the ski resorts of Alpine Switzerland are within easy reach.

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Zurich airport is about 12 km north of the city centre with good road connections, so it is here that most visitors will hire their car. Many smaller ski resorts are within an hour's drive, while famous resorts such as Engelberg can be reached in not much longer than an hour, thanks to Switzerland's excellent roads. So hiring a car is a great way to experience this beautiful part of Switzerland, so if your visit is for business or pleasure what better way to travel around than in a hire car from one of our car hire partners. Check out their great deals. Visit our tourist information for Switzerland for more.

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