Zurich’s famous Samichlaus Parade, Singing Christmas Tree and many Christmas markets are all good reasons to spend the holidays in the city, but there are also plenty of fun things to do outside of the city. From skiing in the Alps to exploring Switzerland’s many Christmas markets, here are some the best winter day trips from Zurich.
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December 4, 2013
Whether you prefer quaffing champagne over the glittering Lake Zurich or dancing in to the early hours at the city’s mammoth street party, the ‘Silvester Zauber’, or ‘New Year’s Magic’, is the biggest of New Year’s Eve Events in Zurich.
November 20, 2012
With the streets aglow with fairy lights and the scent of cinnamon wafting through the air, festive cheer is in abundance in Zurich. Winter in Switzerland’s largest city also offers an array of Christmas shopping options, hosting some of the most renowned Christmas markets in Europe.
November 22, 2011
As with many European cities, Zurich is a great place to explore on foot. The ideal way to get to know Zurich is to know someone in the city who can help you explore. Short of that, inexpensive guided tours come highly recommended. Luckily, there a surprising number of variations on the traditional walking tour available in Switzerland’s largest city. The following are just a few.