Swiss Festivals

What’s On in Zurich Late April 2017 Onwards

What’s On in Zurich Late April 2017 Onwards

. What’s On in Zurich Late April 2017 Onwards     Photo credit Geoff Pegler There’s been both snow and sunshine almost simultaneously in Zurich this week so it will be interesting to discover the Böögg’s forecast for Summer 2017. Next Monday shortly after 6pm we will all find out. For more information about Zurich’s traditional Sechselaeuten celebrations […]

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10 Facts about the Böögg and Sechselaeuten

10 Facts about the Böögg and Sechselaeuten

10 Facts about the Böögg and Sechselaeuten   Photo by Geoff Pegler Sechselaeuten is not a Switzerland wide custom but a Zurich tradition. It is a festival to celebrate the end of Winter and it was originally related to the introduction of the Summer working hours – see here for more info. Photo by Geoff […]

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Urban Bike Festival Zurich

Urban Bike Festival Zurich

. Urban Bike Festival Zurich 7th – 9th April 2017   The Urban Bike Festival is taking place in Zurich once again from 7th – 9th April 2017. It’s easy to get to as it’s very close to Hardbrücke train station, in the area around Schiffbau and Turbinenplatz. As well as offering an expo where […]

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Sechseläuten and the Burning of the Böögg in Zurich

Sechseläuten and the Burning of the Böögg in Zurich

Photo Geoff Pegler Sechseläuten, Zünfte or Guilds’ Parade, Children’s Parade   Monday 24th April 2017   Traditionally the third Monday of April in Zurich is Sechseläuten and that means a holiday (or at least a half day holiday for most people). This year Sechseläuten will be taking place on Monday 24th April 2017. Many of the […]

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What’s On in Zurich End of March Early April 2017

What’s On in Zurich End of March Early April 2017

.   What’s On in Zurich End of March Early April 2017   The Blueprint Masquerades Perform Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia 23rd-26th March don’t miss the Blueprint Masquerades performances of Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia in English. Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia is a play about love, hate, sex and murder. It’s on at Bühne Atelierschule, Plattenstrasse 37, 8032 Zurich on Thursday 23rd […]

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Top Events in Zurich in The Summer

Top Events in Zurich in The Summer

. Top Events in Zurich in The Summer     In Summertime Zurich really opens up. Flanked by the Uetliberg mountain offering fun hiking and fabulous views, Lake Zurich acts as a magnet for young and old alike to relax around or swim, sail or stand up paddle on as the city shakes off the […]

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