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We warmly welcome you to visit Winterthur and wish you a wonderful vacation.

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Winterthur Switzerland

Winterthur is a beautiful place with rich culture and hospitable people. There you can see the gorgeous Old Town as well as magnificent nature. The town is not only a culture centre, but also an economic one and many big companies are settled there.
Winterthur is the sixth largest city in Switzerland and has a population of about 98 000 people. The medieval part of the city is always full of life with its many shops, restaurants and festivals. And if you are a culture lover you can visit the new theatre and the tons of museums around the city.


Winterthur Tourist Attractions, Activities and Holidays

In the Old Town of the city you will find the biggest area for pedestrians only in Europe.
There are many events in Winterthur – from concerts and exhibitions to theatre performances and lectures. There are 17 main art collections and museums in the city which offer many things to see, plus additional information.
Every week there are markets opening, where you can buy anything from vegetables to art. Other traditional markets include the annual Geranium, May, Christmas markets, Martinimäärt and Christkindlimäärt.


Winterthur Transportation

From the Airport in Zurich you can reach Winterthur by taking one of the 120 different trains that pass through it. Through Winterthur pass 150 trains per day and it is a huge international hub. From there you can go to all of the main cities in Switzerland with frequent trains. You can also take a train straight to Munich and Stuttgart. There are 9 city stations in the city from where you can take trains for many places around Switzerland.

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By road you can reach Winterthur easily as it has 4 A1-highway connections with the road network of Switzerland.

For flights, trains and car-rental reservations as well as for buses, coaches and taxi ski transfers refer to the general Switzerland Transportation page!

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