Ideas for Mother’s Day in Zurich

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Updated for 2019

Ideas for Mother's Day in Zurich


Ideas for Mother’s Day in Zurich

Sunday 12th May 2019

Suggestions for Presents and Ideas on Things to Do 


Sunday 12th May 2019 is Mother’s Day in Switzerland. If you’re looking for gift ideas or for something special to do in and around Zurich here are a few ideas …

Perfect Travel and Business – the Victorinox Victoria 2.0 Deluxe Business Tote

Review of Victorinox "Victoria 2.0 Deluxe Business Tote"


Looking for the perfect travel and business tote which has space for a laptop up to to 16″ and a tablet too as well as lots of space for notebooks, and lots more? Not only is it practical and stylish but it is very lightweight too. It also has a sleeve that enables it to fit over your suitcase handles making it ideal for business trips and holidays.

Review of Victorinox "Victoria 2.0 Deluxe Business Tote"

You can read our review of the Victoria 2.0 Deluxe Business Tote

This new edition bag is now available at your nearest Victorinox store or you can buy it online here.

Urbanys Phone Case on A Cord

I’ve been using these phone cases with an attached cord for over a year now and I swear by them. It’s such a simple but effective idea to keep your phone safe and to keep it close to you. The cord comes in a variety of colours and is adjustable. It’s ideal for home, work, play and when you’re travelling you can have it round your neck with your boarding card on it and you have a free hand! Click here to buy an Urbanys Phone case online.


Urbanys Phone Case on A Cord

Thomas Sabo Mother’s Day Heart Charms

Thomas Sabo has a whole range of Mother’s Day jewellery, starting with hearts for charm bracelets like the ones shown here.

Thomas Sabo Mother's Day Heart Charms Thomas Sabo Mother's Day Heart Charms To take a look at the Mother’s Day Collection click here.

The Ritual of Sakura Gift Box by Rituals

Mother's Day Gifts by Rituals

A pretty gift box containing a collection of the Ritual of Sakura beauty products by Rituals.

See it online here.

A Beautiful Graf von Faber-Castell Ballpoint or Fountain Pen

Ballpoint or Fountain Pen, Graf von Faber-CastellFor a luxurious gift to be treasured for years to come, how about a Faber-Castell fountain pen. The Guilloche fountain pen is handmade, with a 18 kt gold nib, completely rhodium plated and available in different widths. It is also available as a ballpoint pen. You can buy it in Zurich at Landholt-Arbenz. For more information see here. 

A Mother’s Day Brunch

Desserts at the Marriott Hotel Zurich Brunch

Many hotels and restaurants in Zurich have special Mother’s Day Brunches on the menu – so why not pick your favourite and make a booking as soon as you can as there’re bound to fill up quickly. The Marriott Hotel in Zurich has a special Mother’s Day Bunch and with prosecco included in the set price this is bound to be a favourite! Find out more about the Marriotts’s Brunch here.

You can also see our Brunch Guide here.

Lalique Scented Candle

This beautifully scented candle by Lalique is a limited edition celebrating their 130 year anniversary and smells divine. You can read all about it in our article here.  Click here for  purchasing details.

You can also check out the wonderful Lalique Range of Lalique Mother’s Day Gift here.lalique scented candleA Babyliss AS500E Hot Air Brush

The Babyliss AS500E hot air brush is a fabulous and versatile styler and ideally suited to medium to long hair. Find out all about it here.

Review of Babyliss AS500E Hot Air Brush Digital Sensor

The Nespresso Aeroccino 4 – Hot Frothy Milk and Dishwasher Proof  Too!

Nespresso milk frother - Mother Day Idea

Nespresso’s milk frother, the Aeroccino 4, not only has 4 different programs for 2 types of hot foam, hot milk and cold foam – but this new model even goes in the dishwasher! Why not surprise her with a hot cappuccino on Mother’s Day morning ? Find out more about this great coffee accessory here.

Beautiful & Sustainable Lola Studio Yoga & Sportswear

Beautiful & Sustainable Lola Studio Yoga & Sportswear


Lola Studio are a Zurich company based in Europallee doing their bit to make the world a little greener. They produce amazingly comfortable yoga and sportswear out of materials such as PET drinks bottles. See their great clothing range here or read the article we wrote about them here.

Sorel Walking Shoes

Sorel - Perfect Hiking, Walking and City Footwear

If mum likes walking, the comfortable walking shoes might be just the ticket. Sorel walking shoes are readily available in stores in Zurich. Read all about these Sorel shoes here.

A Trip to See Beautiful Flowers

Spring flowers - rhododendron

Why not take mum for a trip to see the Spring Flowers at Seleger Moor?  Or how about a trip to Mainau Island to see all the beautiful flowers there.

The Flower Island of Mainau Germany

A Massage or Facial

pure Beauty Spa Zurich

Pure Beauty Spa Treatments

Pure Beauty Spa offer a fabulous range of facials and body treatments that your mum would really adore! For more information please click here.

Swissline Eye Booster Serum 

Swissline Eye Zone Booster

The perfect solution to tired eyes! Swissline’s new Eye Booster Serum which refreshes and rejuvenates the under eye area comabatting stress and pollution and signs of ageing.

Find out all about it here

Lierac Supra Radiance Gel Creme Renovateur Anti Ox

Lierac Supra Radiance gel creme

This new Lierac gel cream should be applied in the morning to skin and gives it a boost and an extra level of radiance whilst nourishing at the same time.

Available in your nearest Amavita or Coop Vitality chemist. Click here for details.

Natural Facial Rejuvenation Session

Sam is a specialist in the natural finger facelift massage and Thai massage and he is based in Zurich. Check here: for more information.

A Visit to the Spa

Luxury Day Spa at the Hotel Dolder Grand

A Spa Trip – how about a voucher to one of the spas or hammams in Zurich?  Check out our list here.

The Tamina Spa Bad Ragaz  makes for a great day out with views of the snow capped mountains from the outdoor pool. See here for details.

The Dolder Spa – at the Dolder Grand offers a very luxurious spa experience and you can also book a number of treatments too – see here for details.

Mother’s Day Photo Shoot

Mother's Day Photo Shoot Zurich

How about treating mum to a  Mother’s Day Photo Shoot for just CHF 150? Contact Carmen here for more information or to book.

Spoil Her With Chocolate

Max Chocolatier Valentine Hearts

Why not spoil her with chocolate? Max Chocolatier, Honold’s, Teuscher , Taucherli,   Oro de Cacao and Say Chocolate in Zurich all have great chocolate gifts for this special celebration.

A Course of German Lessons with The German Language School

Learning German the Fun Way with The German Language School

If you think mum would enjoy learning German she will be in safe hands with Yvonne from the German Language School in Egg. Not only does Yvonne have a very impressive success rate with all her pupils but she makes the whole experience a lot of fun too! In any case you can have a free trial lesson first of all. Find out all about The German Language School here.

Mother’s Day Lunch Boat Cruise

Mother’s Day Boat Lunch Cruise. An excursion on Lake Zurich by boat with lunch on board to celebrate Mother’s Day. See here for details. 

Spa and Stay

Or why not make a weekend of it staying overnight in a luxurious hotel with a spa on tap. Here are three lovely hotels to inspire you:

The Chandolin Boutique Hotel – voted “Top Mountain Hotel” by GeoSaison Magazine 

Chandolin Boutique Hotel Switzerland

Hotel Brigels – a warm welcome and a wonderful Spa!

See more here:

Alpine Chic and Wellness at Bergspa Hotel La Val Brigels

Hotel Nendaz – Alpine setting and colourful Spa Fun

Find out all about it here:

Hotel Nendaz 4 Vallées: Swiss Chalet with Amazing Spa

A Luxury Hotel Break In Ticino 

A taste of paradise at the Eden Roc Hotel Ascona

Hotels you might like to visit include the Hotel Eden Roc in Ascona, the Giardina Hotel Ascona, the Hotel Splendide Royal in Lugano.

Classic Cars at the Dolder

If by chance you all share a love of Classic Cars how about a trip to the Dolder Classics to see the (free) exhibition of classic cars. You could always book a brunch beforehand – or maybe just go for a glass of champagne after seeing all the cars?

Details of the Dolder Classics here:

Dolder Classics – An Exhibition of “Old Timers” in Zurich

Visit the Dolder Classics website here.

Home Cooked Treats and R & R

Relaxation. Or you could of course simply treat mum to a lie-in and a fabulous home-cooked Sunday lunch?

Spring flowers in Zurich

Happy Mother’s Day!


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