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Winterthur

Country
Switzerland
State
Switzerland (General)
City
Winterthur
Type of Location
Multiple
About Location

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Places to Visit
How to Reach

By train

There are direct trains from Zurich, Zurich Airport, Berne, Geneva, St. Gallen, Schaffhausen, and Munich. Winterthur is only 20 minutes away from Zurich or 15 minutes from the Zurich Airport.

Timetables

  • Swiss Federal Railway  for national and international trains.
  • Public transportation company of the Canton Zurich (local buses, boats on the lake of Zurich, trains)

By car

Use the highway from Zurich, St.Gallen, Kreuzlingen or Schaffhausen.

Key places to visit
Technorama - Swiss Science Centre, The Oskar Reinhart Collection, Castle Kyburg, Rhine Falls


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Places to Visit
  • Technorama - Swiss Science Centre. A good place to spend a rainy day with kids. Lots of hands on experiments.
  • The Oskar Reinhart Collection (Am Römerholz). Comprises around 200 works by European artists spanning the period from late Gothic to the threshold of modern art, with particular emphasis on 19th century French painting.
  • Castle Kyburg. A castle first mentioned in 1024 now showing how people lived there around said epoch.
  • Rhine Falls. Europe's largest waterfall. Take train S33 (Winterthur-Schaffhausen), it takes about 30 minutes. From Easter to end of October get off the train at 'Schloss Laufen' otherwise leave the train at 'Neuhausen'.
Right Time to Visit

January - March
October - December

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