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Which city is better to live in for a young person: Zurich, Bern, or Geneva

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I want to know wich city you prefer to live in Switzerland for a young person Zurich, Bern or Geneva??
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Old 21.07.2010, 09:13
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Re: Wich city is better to live in Zurich, Bern, or Geneva

I would say that Zurich is *the* city where everything happens. Now you have also Lausanne which has a good stuff for young people.

Geneva would be the quiet town. I don't know about Bern.

Personally I prefer Geneva, but that's my home town, so....

now depends if you prefer the German or the French part. I guess it's totally different.

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Old 21.07.2010, 09:25
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Lived in Bern and Zurich.

Bern is the Canberra of Swizerland. Everyone goes home at weekends and it's like a ghost town.

Zurich is very lively and definitely the best of the two.
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Old 21.07.2010, 09:36
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Re: Wich city is better to live in Zurich, Bern, or Geneva

+1 for Zurich especially for the younger person. Helps if one has a travel card, thus visiting other cities will be much easier with Zurich as the base.
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Old 21.07.2010, 09:42
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Basel.

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Re: Which city is better to live in for a young person: Zurich, Bern, or Geneva

Bern is defo out... not lived there but from what I hear it's no good...

If you want to be close to the vibrant warm and cultural French speaking side then Geneva and if you want to be in the cold snobby I never have to go for a poo German speaking side then Zurich

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Re: Which city is better to live in for a young person: Zurich, Bern, or Geneva

Zurich by a country mile, it's not even a debate in my opinion.
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Old 21.07.2010, 10:29
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I would say Zurich, but I've never been to Geneva. I've heard that while it's not as big, it's still a proper city, and it's close to those too-cool-for-school French Alps snowboarders...
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Re: Which city is better to live in for a young person: Zurich, Bern, or Geneva

Zurich is the place to be if you speak some German or intend to.
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if you want to be in the cold snobby I never have to go for a poo German speaking side then Zurich
Zurich people are lovely. I think they're just really shy... which makes most people feel that they are snobby. But if you do the math, really, out of 10 people you talk to how many are oh so obliging, and how many are rude?

I vote Zurich. There's a party somewhere ANY night of the week.
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Old 21.07.2010, 11:23
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Re: Which city is better to live in for a young person: Zurich, Bern, or Geneva

I have either lived or worked in all three of those cities (Basel too at one point in history) and I vote Zurich.
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Re: Which city is better to live in for a young person: Zurich, Bern, or Geneva

I am not sure how many of the people you meet in the streets of Zürich are Zürcher. But if you give all of them in all of the cities half a chance, you will find nice folks.
Thats is the way it is.
I get smiled at and talked to everywhere.
why.
because I smile at the passersby
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Old 21.07.2010, 11:30
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Re: Which city is better to live in for a young person: Zurich, Bern, or Geneva

Hi everybody, from what I have seen so far, I would go for Lugano.
People there are SUPER, the weather has nothing to do with the awful dungeon that central and North Switzerland has, and is MUCH more cheaper than Zurich and Geneva. Bern is also very cheaper than Zurich and Geneva.

If you are economical independent and you don't mind the bad weather but you like the night life and parties etc, then yep Zurich is the place for you.
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Old 21.07.2010, 11:31
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Re: Which city is better to live in for a young person: Zurich, Bern, or Geneva

It is tough to tell which city is better for young person, if we do not know the interest and hobbies of young person.
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Old 21.07.2010, 11:32
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Re: Which city is better to live in for a young person: Zurich, Bern, or Geneva

How do you define "young person"?
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How do you define "young person"?
How do you think.
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Old 21.07.2010, 11:34
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How do you think.
My nephew is a young person, he's 8, he loves Zurich :P
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Old 21.07.2010, 12:00
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Re: Which city is better to live in for a young person: Zurich, Bern, or Geneva

Basel recently took the title of "sunniest canton" away from Ticino.
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Old 21.07.2010, 12:07
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Basel recently took the title of "sunniest canton" away from Ticino.
Yes, I recently moved there. I brought the weather with me. Hope you like it.

I vote Basel because... well.. we have children here and life is great. I have no idea about the other places.. they are just dots on the map to me.

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Old 21.07.2010, 12:25
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Re: Which city is better to live in for a young person: Zurich, Bern, or Geneva

Basel,ofcourse & i am young .

I have lived in Zurich & Basel & both are nice towns to live.
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