Christmas

Best European Christmas Markets

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Best European Christmas Markets

Updated for 2018 . Best European Christmas Markets Updated for 2018 . If you fancy visiting a Christmas Market in Zurich or in one of the major towns in Switzerland our Christmas Markets in Zurich and Switzerland will be of assistance, but if you fancy visiting one of the European Christmas markets in Germany, France or Austria in 2018 […]

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The Tradition of the Swarovski Christmas Tree at Zurich HB

The Tradition of the Swarovski Christmas Tree at Zurich HB

The Tradition of the Swarovski Christmas Tree at Zurich HB   One of the most beautiful traditions of Christmas in Zurich has to be the sparkling Swarovski Christmas tree at Zurich main station. The station, or “HB” as it is often referred to, comes alive at Christmas time as the hall is filled with the […]

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What’s On in Zurich Mid To Late November 2017

What’s On in Zurich Mid To Late November 2017

What’s On in Zurich Mid To Late November 2017 The Wedding Fair at the Park Hyatt in Zurich 18th November there’s a special wedding fair taking place at the Park Hyatt Hotel on Saturday 18th November. For everything associated with weddings and formal occasions do take a look. The Wedding Fair is open from 10am […]

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What’s On In Zurich End of 2016 Early 2017

What’s On In Zurich End of 2016 Early 2017

. What’s On In Zurich End of 2016 Early 2017     There’s still no snow in Zurich but here’s wishing you all a fabulous festive season and a brilliant New Year, wherever you are! If you’re in Zurich there’s plenty to keep you busy so do have fun! All the shops are closed in […]

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Lichterschwimmen in Zurich

Lichterschwimmen in Zurich

Photo courtesy of Zurich Tourism . Lichterschwimmen in Zurich Thursday Before Christmas 19th December 2019     Don’t miss the very pretty and quaint tradition of “Lichterschwimmen” on the river Limmat in Zurich. It usually takes place on the Thursday before Christmas every year at 6pm. Hundreds of little candles are lit and released onto the […]

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Impressions of Samichlausschwimmen Zurich

Impressions of Samichlausschwimmen Zurich

. Impressions of Samichlausschwimmen Zurich   It was a cold but beautifully sunny day in Zurich as the Samichlaus swimmers got ready to plunge into the icy waters of the Limmat. The annual Samichlausschwimmen event attracts the brave (or foolhardy!) for this peculiar Zurich tradition of swimming across the Limmat in early December. Don’t let […]

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