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    • Zurich on Christmas Eve

      Zürich Nov 28, 2016 at 8:04 AM

      Hi, just posted this in the Lucerne forum, but since we are spending Christmas Eve in Zurich I thought it should be posted in Zurich's forum. Thank you in advance for your suggestions!

      I am a mom traveling with my three kids, ages 17, 19 and 20. The plan is to take a train from Munich on Wednesday, December 21, arriving in Lucerne at 6 pm. We have a tentative hotel reservation at Hotels Des Alps, but can still cancel with no penalty if anyone had a better suggestion.
      I am slightly overwhelmed at the various options of things to do, and really want this to be an unforgettable experience for the kids. I keep looking at various tours from Viator and other companies to Mt Titlus and Mt Pilatus, but it is still not clear to me which of those two would be more enjoyable for my teen/adult kids.
      We need to end up in Zurich and spend the night there on the night of December 24, Christmas Eve, so that I can take a 7am flight out of Zurich to Barcelona on Christmas morning.

      So here are my questions:
      1. Is Hotel Des Alpes in Lucerne a decent hotel in a good location to use as a base for a two days?
      Just thinking one day trip to either Mt. Titlus or Mt. Pilatus, and the other day spent exploring old town in Lucerne.
      Would love suggestions for a restaurant in Lucerne for a nice dinner.

      2. What trip from Lucerne would be a better experience, Mt Pilatus or Mt Titlus?
      Should we book a tour with a company or just figure out how to get there on our own? We would do this on either Thursday 12/22 or Friday 12/23 so I am assuming the restaurants and other attractions at the top would not be closed.

      3. On the morning of Christmas Eve we will take a train from Lucerne to Zurich. So with just one day in Zurich, can anyone suggest what area to stay in and what to do...as in is there a good guided tour of Zurich that would last a few hours, or are we better off just picking a nice hotel in a walkable area and exploring that on our own. Are most of the shops and restaurants closed on Christmas Eve? I would actually like to stay in a nice hotel since it is Christmas Eve, and would love restaurant suggestions for a very nice Christmas Eve dinner in Zurich. So I would love hotel and restaurant and things to do in one day, please.

      I know this a lot to ask but it is getting close and I need help and need to get these thing booked.
      Thank you very much!

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    • reservation

      by aboalgazaboalgaz Online Now May 1, 2010 at 2:34 PM

      i am hassan taan ,have reservation at ur hotel ,welcome inn hotel,i will come from salzburg by train ,which train station is near ur hotel,do ihave to specify the name of station or normally should pass to it ,thank u
      ghazimd@hotmail.com

      1 Answer May 1, 2010 at 3:56 PM
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      Free parking in Kloten

      by benelui Online Now Apr 17, 2009 at 11:32 AM

      Hallo,
      ich werde am 14. August aus dem Flughafen Zuerich abfliegen und am 5. September nach Zuerich zurueckfliegen.
      Ich moechte gerne wissen, ob einen kostenlosen (oder besonders guenstigen) Parkplatz in der Stadt Kloten existiert. Vielleicht in der Naehe eines Bahnhofs...
      Ich waere sehr dankbar, wenn jemand mir weiterhelfen koennte, da Parkplaetze im Flughafen sind unheimlich teuer!

      Luigi
      Mailand, Italien

      2 Answers Apr 17, 2009 at 12:56 PM
    • parking in kloten

      by gamma1 Online Now Jul 14, 2004 at 4:41 AM

      Q: Hi I have to flight from zurich on 7 august and return on 4 september so I'm looking a free or cheap parking in kloten or near a bus or train station for my car. please help me the parking rate in the airport are very very expensive..... gamma1 milano Italy

      4 Answers Jul 15, 2004 at 11:22 AM