The City of Winterthur has more than 100’000 inhabitants and is located in the Greater Zurich Area. It is the sixth largest city in Switzerland and is an independent economic, cultural and political centre.
The wide range of cultural facilities, the new utilisation of the former industrial sites, and the University of Applied Sciences Centre are the city’s strong points. The many green spaces, the well planned bicycle tracks and numerous nearby recreation areas provide both inhabitants and guests a high quality of life.
Winterthur has excellent transport connections to the Swiss railway network, the Zurich regional railways and Zurich Airport. Four motorway exits enable travellers by car to reach their destinations without delay.