Outdoor Activities in Zurich

Outdoor activities in Zurich are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Zurich comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Zurich and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Zurich has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Zurich.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Zurich:

  1. #1 of 182 Outdoors Activities in Zurich
    - Used in 13724 itineraries
    Old Town

    Tags: Walking Area, Neighborhoods , Old Town

    Address: Zurich, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Perched on either sides of River Limmat, the Old town is one of the prettiest parts of the city. The narrow alleyways and cobblestoned streets make for a great stroll especially because of the charmin...Read more

  2. #2 of 182 Outdoors Activities in Zurich
    - Used in 17512 itineraries
    Lake Promenade

    Tags: Waterfront, View Point, Walking Area, Leisure

    Address: Zurichsee, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Near lower Lake Zurich, one can see a tangle of promenades, parks and arrangements, altogether known as the beautiful Lake Promenade, a favorite evening hangout. Furthermore in warm climate, the lake ...Read more

  3. #3 of 182 Outdoors Activities in Zurich
    - Used in 15791 itineraries
    Bahnhofstrasse

    Tags: Landmark, Walking Area, Shopping Center, Streets

    Address: Bahnhofstrasse, Zurich, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Bahnhofstrasse is Zurich's principle downtown road and one of the planet's most exorbitant and elite shopping roads. It started to be the point at which the city strongholds were wrecked in 1864 and t...Read more

  4. #4 of 182 Outdoors Activities in Zurich
    - Used in 11055 itineraries
    Kunsthaus

    Tags: Art Museum, Arts And Crafts

    Address: Kunsthaus Zürich Heimplatz 1 8001 Zurich

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Kunsthaus Zurich houses a standout amongst the most vital craftsmanship accumulations in Switzerland and Europe, gathered throughout the years by the neighborhood craft cooperation called Zurcher ...Read more

  5. #5 of 182 Outdoors Activities in Zurich
    - Used in 6798 itineraries
    Uetliberg

    Tags: Outdoors, Mountain, View Point, Hiking Trail

    Address: Zurich, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Uetliberg is an out of the world experience for those who love a bit of adventure. Spectacular panoramas surround you from the very top of this mighty mountain. If you love to work up a sweat, cli...Read more

  6. #6 of 182 Outdoors Activities in Zurich
    - Used in 11214 itineraries
    Fraumunster

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Munsterhof 2, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Fraumunster Church in Zurich is one of the most important churches in the city. It was established in 853 by Louis the German for his daughter, Hildegard, on the grounds of a convent. He enriched ...Read more

  7. #7 of 182 Outdoors Activities in Zurich
    - Used in 5177 itineraries
    Zurich Zoological Garden

    Tags: Wildlife Sanctuary , Zoo

    Address: Zurichbergstrasse 221, 8044 Zurich, Switzerland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Zurich Zoologischer Garten or the Zurich Zoological Garden is a zoo placed in Zurich, Switzerland.(delete) It was opened in 1929 and, starting 2004, has 2200 examples of 300 species. It is placed ...Read more

  8. #8 of 182 Outdoors Activities in Zurich
    - Used in 3068 itineraries
    Swiss National Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum

    Address: Museumstrasse 2, CH- 8001, Zurich

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    A landmark museum for cultural history in Switzerland, the Swiss National Museum is a delight to visit and explore. The museum building dates back to 1898 and was built in a chateau style by Gustav Gu...Read more

  9. #9 of 182 Outdoors Activities in Zurich
    - Used in 5486 itineraries
    Schanzengraben

    Tags: Historical Site, Town

    Address: Behind Hotel Baur au Lac , Taltrasse 1, 8022, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The town was braced with a city divider from the thirteenth to the seventeenth century, and with additional expound defenses developed in the seventeenth to eighteenth century and generally crushed in...Read more

  10. #10 of 182 Outdoors Activities in Zurich
    - Used in 4539 itineraries
    U B S Polybahn

    Tags: Scenic Drive, Train Ride

    Address: Central 1, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland

    Timings: 06:45 am - 07:15 pm Details

    Perhaps the cutest little tram ride you will have ever, the UBS Polybahn funicular is a short railway ride that connects the Central Square to the ETH Zurich. Dating back to 1886, this funicular is qu...Read more

  11. #11 of 182 Outdoors Activities in Zurich
    - Used in 5909 itineraries
    Limmat River

    Tags: River, Boating, Cruise

    Address: Zurich, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Limmat is a waterway in Switzerland. The stream begins at the outfall of Lake Zurich, in the inside of the city of Zurich. From Zurich it streams in a northwesterly bearing, after 35 km arriving a...Read more

  12. #12 of 182 Outdoors Activities in Zurich
    - Used in 6433 itineraries
    Lindenhofplatz

    Tags: Park, Walking Area, Monument, Leisure

    Address: Lindenhof, Zurich 8001, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Lindenhofplatz is a beautiful park that affords views of the most charming neighbourhood of Zurich-The Old Town. Only a short stroll away from the main street, this is a great place to connect with na...Read more

  13. #13 of 182 Outdoors Activities in Zurich
    - Used in 7008 itineraries
    St Peters Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: St. Peterhofstatt plaza, Zurich, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    St. Peter is one of the four principle temples of the old town of Zurich, Switzerland, moreover it is considered predominant over Fraumunster, Grossmunster and Predigerkirche. Spotted alongside the Li...Read more

  14. #14 of 182 Outdoors Activities in Zurich
    - Used in 2800 itineraries
    Strandbad Mythenquai

    Tags: Beach, Water Body, Entertainment, Leisure

    Address: Mythenquai 95 8002 Zurich

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Zürich's first shore, opened in 1922, still offers 250 meters of sandy shore and a far reaching sunbathing grass. Space is additionally held for both non-swimmers and kids. The Mythenquai shore l...Read more

  15. #15 of 182 Outdoors Activities in Zurich
    - Used in 3807 itineraries
    Urania Observatory

    Tags: Landmark, Observatory, Architecture

    Address: Uraniastrasse 9, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Urania Sternwarte is an open observatory in the Lindenhof quarter of Zurich, Switzerland. Urania's refracting telescope is provided with a Fraunhofer two-lens arrangement of 30 cm gap and central leng...Read more