Idaplatz in Zurich

Zurich is well worth a visit in all seasons of the year: in summer, the numerous riverside and lakeside swimming baths are particularly popular, while in winter, many winter sports resorts close to Zurich invite guests to ski, toboggan, or enjoy a winter hike.

Those who travel to Zurich in April can witness the traditional spring festival, “Sechseläuten”; meanwhile, in August, visitors can dance around the lake basin at the incomparable Street Parade. Food lovers come into their own in October, when they have the opportunity to sample the latest wines during a hike in the region around Lake Zurich. Anyone who finds themselves in Zurich in December can experience an enchanting festive season, with numerous Christmas markets, the “Märlitram” fairy tale tram, and various wonderful traditions.

Whether spring, summer, fall, or winter: Zurich is simply beautiful whatever the season. Below you can find an overview of the various attractions and excursion ideas for each of the seasons in Zurich. Then it’s up to you to decide which is the perfect time of year to pay a visit to Zurich.

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