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Uetliberg Zurich’s Local Mountain

Uetliberg Zurich’s Local Mountain

Uetliberg Zurich’s Local Mountain Zurich’s All Year Round Attraction The view from Uetliberg over Lake Zurich in the Winter The view from Uetliberg over Lake Zurich in the Summer The Uetliberg mountain in Zurich is a great destination for a weekend walk at any time of year. You can either hike up from the bottom or do […]

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Skiing Close to Zurich: Pizol – Bad Ragaz – Wangs Ski Resort

Filed in Skiing, Snow, Sports, Switzerland, Things To Do by on January 26, 2015 0 Comments
Skiing Close to Zurich: Pizol – Bad Ragaz – Wangs Ski Resort

Skiing Close to Zurich: Pizol – Bad Ragaz – Wangs Ski Resort If you’re looking for a ski resort close to Zurich and want to try a different one for a change, why not visit Pizol – Bad Ragaz – Wangs? Despite its long name it’s one of the smaller ski resorts not too far […]

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Flumserberg Ski Resort – Ski Fun Close to Zurich

Filed in Family, Outside Zurich, Skiing, Snow, Sports, Switzerland by on January 19, 2015 4 Comments
Flumserberg Ski Resort – Ski Fun Close to Zurich

  Flumserberg Ski Resort – Ski Fun Close to Zurich Updated 2019 If you live in Zurich one of the closest resorts you can go skiing is Flumserberg. As soon as the snow starts to fall and you get the urge to get those skis on, why not check out this resort? Flumserberg is in […]

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Where Can I see an Alphorn being played?

Filed in Swiss Festivals, Swiss Mountains, Switzerland by on January 11, 2015 0 Comments
Where Can I see an Alphorn being played?

Photo credit MySwitzerland Where Can I see an Alphorn being played? A reader emailed NewInZurich last week to ask where he could go to see an Alphorn being played and if they are ever played in Zurich? He also asked why the Alphorn was invented. So we thought we’d share our findings … So what […]

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Happy New Year from Zurich – Photos from the Start of 2015

Happy New Year from Zurich – Photos from the Start of 2015

Photo © Geoff Pegler Happy New Year from Zurich – Photos from the start of 2015 Photo © Geoff Pegler From a country so particular about punctuality and timing, it never ceased to amaze me why the Zurich New Year Fireworks always failed to start on the stroke of midnight. You look at the London […]

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Art On Ice 2015 Celebrating 20 Years

Art On Ice 2015 Celebrating 20 Years

Photo © Geoff Pegler Art On Ice 2015 Celebrating 20 Years   Florent Amodio Photo © Geoff Pegler Art On Ice is back in Zurich, Lausanne and Davos for 2015 and this year it will be celebrating its 20th anniversary. The headline musical acts for this year’s show are Nelly Furtado, Tom Odell and Marc […]

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