Innsbruck - Zurich: New Year's Eve December 31st 2016 Departed Innsbruck at 9.50 and arrived into Zurich 1.20pm. Train trip was nice and comfortable. Distinct change in scenery when we entered Swiss territory - heavy frost on the ground and a few frozen waterfalls but no snow.
Checked into hotel (really lovely) and then went for a walk down towards the lake to see where the fireworks would be taking place. Also scoped out the rooftop terrace at th ... read more
Europe » Switzerland » North-East » Zürich The Swiss Confederation was founded in 1291 as a defensive alliance among three cantons. In succeeding years, other localities joined the original three. The Swiss Confederation secured its independence from the Holy Roman Empire in 1499. Switzerland... ... read more