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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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Limmat Swim – Limmatschwimmen in Zurich

Limmat Swim – Limmatschwimmen in Zurich

Updated for 2019 Limmat Swim – Limmatschwimmen in Zurich 2019 Saturday 17th August 12 – 4.30pm (24th August Reserve Date)   The Limmat Swim is one of the highlights of Summer in Zurich! It’s a really fun event which allows you to swim (or float) down the River Limmat whilst taking in picture postcard views […]

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What’s On in Zurich early August

What’s On in Zurich early August

What’s On in Zurich Early August Swiss National Holiday August 1st – Happy Swiss National Holiday!  Shops will be closed but its a great day for a hike and a brunch. Many of the farms will be opening their doors for special farmer’s breakfasts and although there is no big organised firework display in Zurich many […]

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Videos and Photos of the Limmat Swim – Limmat Schwimmen 2013

Videos and Photos of the Limmat Swim – Limmat Schwimmen 2013

We’ve been asked if we had any more photos of the Limmat Schwimmen 2013 event in Zurich this Saturday, so please find below 3 videos and some more photos of the event. Photographer Geoff Pegler has put together his highlights of the 50th Limmat Swim into a short video so do take a look: And […]

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Summer Events in Zurich and Switzerland

Summer Events in Zurich and Switzerland

Lots of great events on in Zurich and Switzerland throughout the Summer! Here are a few to get you started:   Seeuberquerung in Zurich – Scheduled for this Wednesday 3rd July.  Due to take place between 3pm and 6pm and registration starts at 2pm.The route is approximately 1,500m between Mythenquai and Tiefenbrunnen. For more information […]

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