Christmas in Zurich
Christmas markets, Advent concerts and mulled wine: Zurich is simply enchanting at Christmas time.

Christmas in Zurich – Christmas Markets and the Scent of Cinnamon Enchant the City

In December, the entire city is bathed in a warm glow, the scent of cinnamon and mulled wine hangs in the air, and the sounds of Christmas carols ring out wherever you go.

Christmas markets and late-night and Sunday shopping provide opportunity for extensive Christmas shopping sprees, while events such as the Lichterschwimmen candle-floating event or the Advent concerts give rise to a magical ambiance. The festivities come to a climax with a spectacular New Year's Eve fireworks display hosted by Zurich hoteliers. Read on and find inspiration as to how to spend your stay in Zurich at Advent.



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Christmas in Zurich
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Christmas in Zurich
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Zurich lights up during Advent and the air is filled with the aroma of mulled wine and cinnamon.

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