A Piece of Paradise for Sun Worshippers, Golfers and Adventurers

Tampa is situated on Florida’s west coast. Owing to the many hours of sunshine per day, it is widely referred to as the “Sunshine City”. Splendid beaches, a wide range of leisure activities and a high concentration of golf courses are just some of the pleasures awaiting you in Tampa.

On average, Tampa has just five days of rain per month. The sun shines between seven and ten hours a day. Set in a subtropical climate, this city on the Gulf of Mexico features hot summers and mild winters. Plus: Tampa is famous for its spectacular sunsets.

Quick facts Tampa Bay (Florida)

Flight time

10:00 h


7630 km

Time difference

- 6 hours CET



A cup of cappuccino costs around

CHF 4.26

White sand beaches, green golf courses

The west coast of the “Sunshine State” lures with splendid beaches. For those who like action, Tampa Bay is great for fishing trips, pirate cruises or skimming across the water in a speedboat. Beautiful white sand beaches await visitors in the nearby towns of Clearwater and St. Petersburg. These beaches are considered to be the finest on the Gulf of Mexico.

Florida’s third-largest city is also a paradise for golfers and adventurers. Nowhere else in the US will you find as many golf courses as in Tampa and the surrounding area. The most popular sights include Busch Gardens theme and amusement park, Adventure Island waterpark, Giraffe Ranch and The Florida Aquarium.

Sports highlights and an ideal starting point for Caribbean cruises

Sports fans won’t want to miss the chance to visit the Amalie Arena which is the home stadium of the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League and the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League. And culture aficionados will definitely appreciate the Straz Center where operas and Broadway plays are performed on a regular basis.;;; ;;; And for anyone wanting to travel further afield: the harbour of Tampa Bay is an ideal starting point for Caribbean cruises.

Combine Tampa Bay with Orlando

Are you looking for some fun and adventure? Combine your relaxing stay in Tampa Bay with a trip to Orlando. Plunge into Disneyland or the Universal Studios and discover the fantastic world of Mickey Mouse and Co.

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