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Hiking in Switzerland in the Spring

Hiking in Switzerland in the Spring

Photo by Arnamoy Bhattacharyya When the weather is fine there’s nothing to beat hiking in Switzerland in the Spring. NewInZurich photo competition winner Arnamoy Bhattacharyya went hiking in the region of Solothurn and shared these gorgeous photos with us.   Photo by Arnamoy Bhattacharyya The hike started in the centre of Solothurn and ended 17 kms […]

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What’s On In Zurich End of April 2015

What’s On In Zurich End of April 2015

What’s On In Zurich End of April 2015   Hopefully you’ve been enjoying the sunny weather – let’s hope it continues even though the forecast does not look terribly promising 🙁 Luckily there is plenty on. Check below for some ideas and have a great week! Sunday Shopping and Bank Holiday Friday 1st May if […]

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The “Caves Ouvertes” Open Wine Cellars in French Speaking Switzerland

The “Caves Ouvertes” Open Wine Cellars in French Speaking Switzerland

The “Caves Ouvertes” Open Wine Cellars in French Speaking Switzerland   We’ve just written about the “Offene Keller” or Open Cellar wine tasting events in German speaking Switzerland but did you know that there is an equivalent and much larger event in French-speaking Switzerland? The whole grape growing area in Suisse Romande is more extensive. […]

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The Open Wine Cellar Days in German-speaking Switzerland

Filed in Arts and Entertainment by on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
The Open Wine Cellar Days in German-speaking Switzerland

    The Open Wine Cellar Days in German-speaking Switzerland   Every year there is a special wine event at the beginning of May in Switzerland. It’s called the “Offene Weinkeller” in German-speaking Switzerland and the “Caves Ouvertes” in the Suisse Romande area of the country. Starting back in the late eighties the idea was […]

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Viadukt Event Friday 7th September Food, Music, Entertainment and more

Viadukt Event Friday 7th September Food, Music, Entertainment and more

If you haven’t yet visited the Viadukt in Kreis 5 in West Zurich, then Friday 7th September would be a great time to go!  They are having a special day and night of events and entertainment when they will stay open late till 2am. 64 shops, restaurants, and bars will be opening their doors on […]

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Last Minute Sports Discounts

Filed in Health and Fitness, Special Offers, Sports by on August 29, 2012 0 Comments
Last Minute Sports Discounts

Time Out Sports shop in Uster, near Zurich is running some great discounts on sports gear until 1st September for its “Club Weeks” promotion. – 30% off boots and balls for tennis, soccer, handball, volleyball or land hockey – 20% off the rest of the entire range (except for net items and service costs) and […]

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100 Years of Forchbahn Celebrations 1st & 2nd Sept – Aunty Frieda, “pig racing” and more!

100 Years of Forchbahn Celebrations 1st & 2nd Sept – Aunty Frieda, “pig racing” and more!

The Forchbahn, the S18 service from Stadelhofen to Esslingen is celebrating 100 years of service and there will be celebrations at Esslingen station this Saturday, 1 September followed by light refreshments. All railway enthusiasts are welcome! There will be a procession of various railway wagons in unusual combinations along the route from Forch to Esslingen – so if […]

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Expat Expo Zurich

Expat Expo Zurich

This year’s Zurich Expat Expo takes place next Sunday 2nd September from 11am to 5pm at the Kongresshaus in Zurich near Burkliplatz.  Expat services from all over Switzerland are on offer.  If you can’t make this Sunday, the next Expat Expo takes place in Berne on 23rd September, followed by another in Geneva on 14th […]

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Long Night of the Museums – Die Lange Nacht der Zuercher Museen

Long Night of the Museums – Die Lange Nacht der Zuercher Museen

Next Saturday 1st September the “Long night of the Museums” begins in Zurich at 7pm. It means that with one ticket costing just 25 CHF you have the opportunity to visit up to 40 museums in Zurich.  Well, ok, that’s probably not physically possible – but you should be able to visit a few!  The […]

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Art Workshops in English near Zurich

Filed in Things To Do by on August 26, 2012 0 Comments
Art Workshops in English near Zurich

Fancy trying your hand at painting? Be inspired! The art studio in Egg is opening on September 3rd. New this season: – experienced artist, printmaker and teacher, Paula Henihan, is joining Bridget Wilkin to teach new classes: – Saturday morning classes for children 6 – 8 and 8 – 12 – fantastic half-term holiday portfolio class […]

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