Area & Activities

Explore Zurich's Local Attractions

The city along the Limmat river has a lot to offer - situated in the city center on the banks of the Limmat river, the Zurich Marriott Hotel offers the perfect starting point to explore it all. Zurich is an exciting destination with numerous attractions and things to do: activities, hikes, sights, museums, tours, restaurants - from gourmet to street food, and, of course, shopping. Browse through some of the world's most exclusive shopping avenues on Bahnhofstrasse. Enjoy medieval architecture, cobblestone streets and vibrant nightlife in Old Town. Paddleboard, sail or swim from our hotel's prime location near Lake Zurich's most popular activities. The biggest city in Switzerland offers indoor and outdoor activities and fun things to do as well in Winter as in Summer and also during the seasons in between.

Family & Children's Activities

27 km

Swiss Science Center Technorama

Phone: +41 52 244 08 44

At the unique Science Center in Switzerland, visitors can explore natural phenomena with over 500 experiments. The Technorama does not just make children want to play. Exciting experiments explain the laws of physics and chemical reactions.

Fee: 29.00 CHF

4.6 km

Zoo Zurich

Phone: +41 44 254 25 00

Home to more than 350 animal species, Zurich Zoo is a must for all animal lovers. Attractions include Masoala Rainforest, Kaeng Krachan Elefant Park and Aquarium.

Fee: 26.00 CHF

2.6 km

FIFA World Football Museum

Phone: +41 43 388 25 00

Aspiring soccer stars can explore the international world of soccer and test their own ball skills.

Fee: 24.00 CHF

1.2 km

Zoological Museum

Phone: +41 44 634 38 38

There is quacking, shrieking, grunting and chirping at the Zoological Museum. The museum is home to 1.500 animals and many can be heard.

Aerial View

Local Area & Activity Highlights


The intersection between Lake Zurich, Old Town and Bahnhofstrasse is known throughout the world as a financial center.

FIFA World Football Museum

The FIFA World Football Museum is an interactive experience world for people of all ages, and is guaranteed to get all soccer fans pulse raising.

Zurich Opera House

The program of the Zurich Opera House features popular plays, renowned singers as well as frequent premieres, performances for children and ballets.

Limmat River

Sightseeing on the water. The Limmat River Cruise through Zurich´s old town starts at the National Museum, which can be reached in a pleasant 5 minutes walk through the park opposite of the hotel. A boat trip will take you on a leisurely tour past the most beautiful sights that Zurich´s Old Town has to offer.

More Local Area & Activities

National Museum

Only steps from our hotel, you will reach the National Museum. The museum, which is reminiscent of a fairytale castle, houses the largest collection documenting the cultural history of Switzerland.


Shop till you drop on the world-renowned shopping boulevard, only a few minute's walk from the Zurich Marriott Hotel. Zurich shopping is at its best on the exclusive Bahnhofstrasse, where you can find international and luxury brands of all categories.

Local Attractions

Lake Zurich and Lake Promenade


2 km S from hotel



0.8 km S from hotel

Lindenhof/View point over old town


1.4 km S from hotel

Uetliberg/View point over the city


6 km SW from hotel

Grossmunster Church


1.5 km S from hotel

Fraumunster Church and Marc Chagall windows

Stadthausquai 19

1.6 km S from hotel

FIFA World Football Museum

Seestrasse 27

2.6 km S from hotel


Falkenstrasse 1

2 km S from hotel

Zurich Zoo and Masoala Rainforest

Zuerichbergstrasse 221

3 km SE from hotel


Winkelwiese 4

1.5 km S from hotel

St. Peter Church, Europe's largest clock


2.3 km S from hotel

National Museum

Museumstrasse 2

0.6 km S from hotel

Limmat River

0.6 km S from hotel

Fitness Nearby

1.7 km

Holmes Place

  • Cardiovascular Equipment
  • Free weights
  • Additional equipment: spa, whirlpool, steam bath, massage.
  • Fitness classes: Fee

Spa Nearby

3.4 km from hotel

A new interpretation of the over 2000 year-old roman bath culture promoting health and well-being. Bathe in the mystic grotto in an old brewery’s hundred-year-old vaulted stone walls and enjoy beautiful views of Zurich’s skyline from the rooftop pool.

Hours: Mon-Sun: 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Appointment is Required

Phone:+41 44 205 96 50

Services, Treatments & Amenities

  • Body scrub
  • Body wrap
  • Couple's Massage
  • Massages
  • Spa restaurant
  • Steam room

Area Sightseeing

Rhine Falls


Best of Switzerland

Phone: +41 44 710 50 50



Best of Switzerland Tours

Phone: +41 44 710 50 50


Mount Titlis and Lucerne

Best of Switzerland Tours

Phone: +41 44 710 50 50

Cityrama - The great tour of Zurich


Hans Meier Tours

Phone: +41 44 383 78 78



Winterthur Tourism

Phone: +41 52 267 67 00


Zurich and Surroundings

Zurich Tourism

Phone: +41 44 215 40 88

More Activities

Biking trail (1 km) Bowling (5 km) Hiking (6 km) Horseback riding (10 km) Jogging/fitness trail (0.1 km) Sailing (10 km) Snow skiing (100 km) Snow skiing (150 km) Snow skiing (95 km) Squash (10 km) Water-skiing (10 km) Nature reserve, trail (17 km) Bike Rentals (1 km)
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