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Summer Open Air Cinema in Zurich

Summer Open Air Cinema in Zurich

Updated for 2019 . Summer Open Air Cinema in Zurich 2019     Allianz Open Air Cinema 18th July – 18th August 2019 The big open air cinema Allianz Open Air Cinema begins at Zurichhorn on 18th July and continues until 18th August with different films every day, many of which are English language films. […]

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The Zurich Seeüberquerung Mythenquai to Tiefenbrunnen

The Zurich Seeüberquerung Mythenquai to Tiefenbrunnen

Updated for 2019 . The Zurich Seeüberquerung Mythenquai to Tiefenbrunnen Wednesday 3rd July 2019 This year’s Zurich Seeüberquerung Swim is taking place on Wednesday 3rd July 2019. The route that around 9,000 swimmers will take goes across Lake Zurich from Badi Mythenquai to Tiefenbrunnen. If you’re a good swimmer do enjoy the fun! However, if […]

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Surfing in the City in Zurich at Gerolds Areal

Surfing in the City in Zurich at Gerolds Areal

Updated for 2019 . Surfing in the City in Zurich at Gerolds Areal Urban Surf Zurich   Urban Surfing in the Centre of Zurich Open Now! So you thought surfing was just for beaches? Well think again – as now you can surf in Zurich, not just in the lake but in the city at […]

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Great Music at the Montreux Jazz Festival

Great Music at the Montreux Jazz Festival

. Great Music at the Montreux Jazz Festival   #MJF17 30th June – 15th July 2017   Every year people from all over the world descend on the little French speaking town of Montreux in Switzerland for one of the world’s most famous music festivals  – the Montreux Jazz Festival. In fact it’s actually the […]

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Zurich Marathon 2013 exciting, cold and record-breaking! Geneva Marathon coming soon….

Zurich Marathon 2013 exciting, cold and record-breaking! Geneva Marathon coming soon….

  Winner of 11th Zurich Marathon Tadesse Abraham, Photo © Geoff Pegler This Sunday 7th April the 11th Zurich Marathon and 10km City Run took place and it was one of the coldest on record with temperatures between just 3 and 6 degrees. Well done and congratulations to all who braved the chilly weather and participated. A special congratulations […]

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Top Ten Tallest Buildings in Switzerland

Filed in Switzerland, Things To Do, Travel by on April 3, 2013 1 Comment
Top Ten Tallest Buildings in Switzerland

  The Roche Tower in Basel. Photo courtesy of Roche Top Ten Tallest Buildings in Switzerland After our post about the tallest building in Western Europe, the Shard in London, before it was overtaken by the Lakota centre in Russia, we compared it to the tallest building in Switzerland which was until September 2015, Prime […]

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Swiss Chocolate Show Overview – Interview with Sylvie Douce with Francois Jeantet, Founders of Salon du Chocolat

Swiss Chocolate Show Overview – Interview with Sylvie Douce with Francois Jeantet, Founders of Salon du Chocolat

During our recent visit to the Salon du Chocolat NewInZurich were lucky enough to meet with Sylvie Douce and Francois Jeantet (above), the founders of the first Salon du Chocolat event which started back in 1995 in Paris. Sylvie very kindly took time out from her busy schedule at the Zurich Salon du Chocolat to answer […]

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6 Foods You Really Must Taste When In Zurich

Filed in Chocolate, Food and Drink, Things To Do by on March 26, 2013 1 Comment
6  Foods You Really Must Taste When In Zurich

6 Foods You Really Must Taste When In Zurich If you’ve just arrived in Zurich, you live here, or you’re visiting the city, here are 6 foods you really must taste! 1.Luxemburgerli Looking a bit like a macaroon, but with its distinctive curves, the Luxemburgerli is created out of ground almonds, egg whites and sugar. […]

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Grafik 13 – Swiss Graphic Design Exhibition at Maag Halle

Grafik 13 – Swiss Graphic Design Exhibition at Maag Halle

Did you visit Grafik 13 this weekend?  It started on Friday and finished on Sunday and was an opportunity to celebrate the best of Swiss Graphic Design.  As well as a huge display of arts of work from all over Switzerland, there were also artists creating new ones there and then. One of my favourites […]

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Floating Your Rubber Boat Down River in Zurich

Filed in Exhibitions and Events, Family, Things To Do by on March 23, 2013 0 Comments
Floating Your Rubber Boat Down River in Zurich

Floating Your Rubber Boat Down River in Zurich   As the Summer months wear on and everyone in Europe has convinced themselves that the Tropics have moved a dozen degrees further north, people in Zurich have come up with an ingenious way of having fun and keeping cool. With swimming pools packed and the lakeside […]

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