|1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff||$0.45|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre||$2 227.42|
|Milk (1 liter)||$1.78|
|Gasoline (1 liter)||$2.23|
|Utilities (Electricity, Heating, ...) for medium apartment||$334.11|
|Pack of cigarettes||$11.14|
|1 Summer dress in a chain store||$111.37|
|Mid range bottle of wine||$7.80|
Located in the Swiss Canton of Zurich, Uster is a city as well as the capital of the district Uster. This is the third-largest city in the district of Zurich and one of the twenty big cities in Switzerland. Uster is located adjacent to Lake Greifensee.
Get cheap flights to Uster to witness Glarus Thrust which is a major thrust fault in the ranges of Alps. The Helvetic nappes thrust for about 100 km towards north over the external Infrahelvetic and Aarmassif complex. Glarus is the point of contact between Permo-Triassic rock layers of the group of Verrucano, the Cretaceous and Jurassic limestones and Paleogene molasse and flysch.
Another reason to visit User is the Abbey of Saint Gall which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983. The abbey is a religious complex in today’s Switzerland. Founded by Saint Othmar, it has existed since 719. It became independent during the 13th century. Since then, it has served as one of Europe’s chief Benedictine abbeys. It was set up where Saint Gall had his hermitage. It has a library which consists of a rich collection of medieval texts.
If you are a nature lover, get cheap flights to Uster as soon as possible to see the ‘Queen of Mountains’, Mount Rigi, in Central Switzerland. With a height of 1,797.5 m Rigi Klum is its highest peak. This is followed by Rigi- Hochflue, Scheidegg, Rotstock and Dossen. Here, you can enjoy hiking in summer and sledging and skiing in winter. You can easily get public transportation to reach the site.
Rhine Falls, another popular tourist spot, is Europe’s largest waterfall. The waterfall is 23m high and 150m wide. It is located in Upper Rhine between the cantons of Zurich and Schaffhausen. The average water-flow during winter is 250 m³/s and 700 m³/s during summer. The highest flow measured in this waterfall was 1,250 m³/s in the year 1965 and the lowest was 95 m³/s in the year 1921. Weinfelden is a scenic municipality in the cantonment of Thurgau. The town is also the capital of the district. Book hotels in Uster to stay in the place and enjoy every bit of it.