The Best Places to Find Spring Blossom in Zurich
Spring in Switzerland
Spring in Switzerland is characterised by lots of blossom. You can usually find them earliest in the sunnier parts of the country first, for example Ticino is usually the first area of the country to come into bloom.
Spring Blossom in Zurich
However, Spring in Zurich is not far behind, and there is nothing nicer than a Spring walk through the parks or along the streets lined with blossom trees.
You can find these beautiful trees lining the streets in various parts of Zurich as well as in private gardens and parks – we have a list of the best places to find Spring blossom in Zurich below.
The blossom season is Zurich is only short, so do enjoy it whilst it lasts. Luckily the different blossoms tend to bloom at different stages so at least it lasts a few weeks
Magnolia Blossom in Zurich
There are plenty of beautiful magnolia blossom trees too – like this one in a park in Seefeld.
Top Blossom Spots in Zurich
So where can you find the best blossom blossoms in Zurich? Here is a little list of some of our favourite places:
Parks with Blossom in Zurich
Some of the first blossom in Zurich can be found close to the lake in China Gardens.
You can read all about China Gardens and the Pagoda in the park here.
Instagram picture above taken in China Gardens
One of our favourite places has to be Belvoir Park. Not only do they have a fabulous Iris Collection but they also have a lovely selection of Ornamental cherry, Magnolia, Japanese cherry blossom. This is where the park is located. You can read more about Belvoir Park here and you can read all about their Iris Collection here.
Rieterpark, close to the Rietberg Museum is another great spot where there are lots of cherry and magnolia trees. This is where the park is located. You can read all about the park here.
A few hundred metres from Zurich main station and close to the Landesmuseum in the Platzspitz Park you can find some wonderful magnolia trees. You can see the park location here.
Villa Patumbah Park
Villa Patumbah Park in Seefeld is not just a beautiful place to visit in its own right – but is spectacular when the blossoms, mainly, magnolia blossoms, are in bloom. You can see the location here. You can read all about the beautiful Patumbah Park and Villa here.
Instagram picture above from Villa Patumbah
Not so much for blossom, bu there is a small walled garden in Rechberg Park where you can usually find a collection of beautiful Spring Flowers. See the location on Google Maps here. You can also read about this small park here.
Streets In Zurich Where You Can See Lots Of Spring Blossom
There are plenty of streets in Zurich where you can find plenty of beautiful blossoms too. Take a look at this list:
Stauffacher – St Jakob Kirche
I love this church in Stauffacher where you can find quite a few different types of blossom as well as Spring flowers all in one location. See where it is on Google Maps here.
Made popular by Instagrammers, you can find lots of cherry trees in bloom in Bertastrasse. You can see it on Google Maps here.
Another street very popular with Instagrammers has to be Zurlindenstrasse in Zurich where there is a lot of ornamental cherry. You can find it on Google Maps here.
You can also find more ornamental cherry in Zentralstrasse in Zurich. You can find it on Google Maps here.
Seestrasse Ecke Breitingerstrasse
Yet another cherry blossom hot spot is Seestrasse Ecke Breitingerstrasse. You can see it on Google Maps here.
Suzanne Spink’s Blossom Map
We would also like to share with you a map which Suzanne Spink has created of all the Top Blossom Spots – and you can see it here.
Spring Flowers & Rhododendrons in Seleger Moor Rifferswil
In addition to all the blossoms, you can find many Spring flowers and shrubs in the parks too. If you are a big rhododendron fan you should consider visiting Seleger Moor in Rifferswil, where they have a whole park full of rhododendrons. You can find out more here.
Chriesiwäg – Cherry Blossom Trail Near Frick
If you’re after Cherry Blossom you should consider making a trip to the Chriesiwäg near Frick. Here you can find a really paradise of blossom trees in a beautiful rural setting. You can read all about it here.
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