Summer in Zurich, View on the River Limmat

Summer in Zurich
From the Swimming Pool to the Open-Air Bar.

Things to do in Zurich in Summer

In summer, there are plenty of things to do and see in Zurich. Besides the iconic open-air bathing facilities, there are also countless day trips to choose from. Here are just a few ideas.

For many people, summer is the most beautiful time of year in Zurich: at last you can sit outside until late in the evening, enjoy an ice cream by the water, and participate in many different leisure activities in and around Zurich. Here are just a few tips on how to spend the summer months in Zurich.

Things to do in June

Now is the time to fetch your swimsuit out of the closet. At the beginning of the month, the water is still a bit cold, but it is usually warm enough to sunbathe. All the outdoor swimming baths in the city of Zurich have already been open since May.

Things to do in July

It is hot in July! The best way to cool off is by taking a dip in the lake or river, or by indulging in a refreshing ice cream. These ice cream parlors sell the most delicious gelati in Zurich.

Things to do in August

The mild summer evenings are perfect for spending at one of the many open-air events or popular outdoor bars in the city or surrounding region. 

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