As far as romantic destinations go, Zürich isn't exactly the most popular on the list. As the industrial hub of Switzerland, one of the world's wealthiest countries, this city is more prominent for its big business and big money. It's not that well-known as a suitable place for couples to get all lovey-dovey. But nevertheless, that doesn't mean that you can't feel the love in Zürich. On the contrary, there are few spots within this busy metropolis where you and your special someone can go on a romantic date. Here are five that you'll surely want to consider visiting!
Just like the famous Pont des Arts in Paris
, Mühlesteg Bridge serves as Zürich's own 'lover's bridge.' Couples from all around the world 'lock their love' here, leaving behind a padlock hanging on the railings. Fortunately, however, there aren't as many locks here on Mühlesteg Bridge as there are on its Parisian counterpart, which means there's no risk of having everything removed for safety reasons. Of course, when you get here, you'll want to 'lock your love' with your special someone as well, adding more locks to the bridge. For now, at least, there's no problem if you do it!
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There's just something so romantic about the 'Old Town' districts in Europe, isn't there? Take Altstadt, one of the most popular neighborhoods in Zürich
, for instance. Thanks to the old-world charm of its timbered homes, colorful houses, and cobblestone streets, you can almost imagine all the love stories that this place has seen. Not to mention the storybook appeal of the 'Old Town,' reminding you of tales of princesses & knights, fairies, and all that fantasy. The most romantic spot in Altstadt, however, is the old fountain in the public square. Often decorated with flowers, it's the fairytale-like spot that's perfect for a romantic moment!
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Speaking of fairytale-like hotspots in Zürich, the famous Dolder Grand hotel certainly suffices! Looking like the grand castle of a king, it's the perfect accommodation for a couple who chose this bustling business hub as their honeymoon destination. If you haven't gotten a luxury home
in the city, this beautiful mountaintop escape is the perfect alternative. One of the best parts about it is that it remains stunning no matter what the season. When it's spring, the nearby provide a pinkish glow that will certainly leave you blushing While in winter, the entire castle looks like a winter wonderland come to life!
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Zürich Thermal Baths & Spa
A spa day with your special someone is always a great idea! And here in Zürich, there's no better place than the Thermal Baths and Spa! The amazing services are all well and good, as well as the first-class amenities where you can relax in each other's company. But what really takes the cake here is its world-famous rooftop thermal pool. Bubbles and steam warm you up as you stay captivated by the sight of Zürich from up above. There's no better place to relax, rejuvenate, and bond with your significant other!
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When you have a free day to spend in Zürich
, consider sailing off to Lake Zürich! You can easily book a seat on any ferry or even rent a boat here in the city. And when you do, you can enjoy as much peace and tranquility as you want with your special someone. Exploring Zürich hand-in-hand together is all well and good, but sometimes, you just need to escape it all and just enjoy each other's company. Sailing off to Lake Zürich will give you just that! Not to mention a stunning view of the city complete with its charming historic districts, the surrounding mountaintops, and more.
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Zürich might not be known as a 'city of love' but that doesn't mean it lacks romantic spots. On the contrary, these five places in the Swiss industrial hub are perfect for couples who want to get all lovey-dovey!