Hiking in Canton Zurich

Those who like hiking but do not want to spend too much time traveling to the departure point can also find some awesome hiking routes in Canton Zurich.

In the canton of Zurich, hiking enthusiasts can find countless hiking trails of varying levels of difficulty and all with spectacular scenery. Whether high-lying paths with views of Lake Zurich, educational trails, or routes through gorges – nobody will ever get bored on these hikes.

The routes, which are of varying levels of difficulty, are also suitable for beginners who want to cover longer stretches without having to overcome large differences in elevation or feelings of dizziness.

Hiking trail from Winterthur to Rapperswil in four stages through wonderful pre-alpine landscapes.

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The fantastic hike across the Pfannenstiel ridge offers the best views of Lake Zurich.

Forch
Highlights include a waterfall and a huge sandstone rock left over from the Ice Age.

Küsnacht
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The “Water walk” starts at Lake Zurich, passes through gorges, past ponds and a bathing lake.

Richterswil
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This hike passes through a ravine and the Zürichberg woods down to Zurich’s city center.

Fällanden
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In the heart of the Sihl Forest, hikers encounter primeval forest structures.

Hausen am Albis
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Follow the trail of industrialization in the Zurich Oberland.

Bauma
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From the Hüttchopf, you can marvel at the Zurich Oberland, Mt. Säntis and Lake Constance.

Steg

Multifaceted Zurich

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