From its medieval city center and abandoned industrial land to its romantic lakeshore scenery and pulsating red-light district, Zürich offers an amazing density of multifaceted backdrops.
Zürich is Switzerland’s film and creativity capital. The local film industry possesses a great deal of experience in successfully assisting film production companies from Switzerland and abroad.
Zürich is reliable, safe, and operates like clockwork. The city offers a discreet setting with first-class hospitality and a high standard of living.
Zürich’s proximity to the mountains offers further possibilities for film shoots. Thanks to an outstanding public transport network, the beautiful Swiss Alps are only an hour away by train or car.
- Offers contact to the local film sector and with public authorities.
- Coordinates and assists filmmakers in securing filming permits.
- Provides information about local conditions and logistics services.
- Operates an international marketing strategy to promote Zürich as a top film-production location.
- Offers no financial support.
Tel. +41 (0) 44 215 40 79
Inquiries film permits
City of Zürich
Office for Urban Development
Tel. +41 (0)44 412 36 83
Numerous lake and river swimming lidos are located right in the city center, and the Uetliberg, Zürich’s local mountain, offers great hiking. Zürich is also a leading research and business location and stands out from the crowd thanks to its excellent accessibility and exceptional infrastructure. > more
You can book approximately 250 hotels free of charge through Zürich Tourism – online or by telephone. The range includes everything from youth hostels to luxury hotels, rooms in the center of the Old Town, on the edge of Lake Zürich, or in one of Zürich’s trendy districts.
+41 (0) 44 215 40 40