Tomorrow I’m on a plane to Zurich, Switzerland! The last time I was in Europe, I was 16 so I’m thrilled to be able to explore the beautiful city of Zurich! Before traveling I always research fun and interesting facts about the destination and of course, the best things to do. So I gathered a few charming facts about Zurich, Switzerland. I’m very interested to find out what makes this country one of the happiest places in the world to live!
Charming facts about Zurich
Albert Einstein attended the University of Zurich, where he later became professor.
Switzerland is the happiest place in the world, according to The World Happiness Report released by Sustainable Development Solutions Network for United Nations. And Zurich was recognized as the city with the best quality of life in the world, 7 years in a row!
Zurich is home to the largest number of nightclubs in the world. I better start practicing my moves.
There are 1200 fountains in the city of Zurich!
Average time from Zurich to Paris on the railway is just 4.5 hours!
32.5 is the average age of women marrying for the first time in the Canton of Zurich. The average age for men is 35.1.
There are more breweries per capita in the small country of Switzerland than anywhere else in the world! And I’m sure many of them serve one of the country’s most popular dishes, fondue! Tyler Florence has an amazing recipe for fondue here!
Only about 400,000 people live in the city of Zurich.