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Boat trip on Lake Zurich

Enjoying the views from a boat on Lake Zurich.

Lake Zurich

The city of Zurich is located in the north-western corner of the lake, that stretches out 42 km to the south-east.


Hotels around Lake Zurich.



Find vacation homes and apartments throughout the Lake Zurich region.



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The Lake Zurich area

The Lake Zurich region is one of the most densely populated areas of Switzerland. Still, the landscape is quite scenic with the large lake, many charming villages along the shores and gentle green hills.

The vibrant city of Zurich, with its old town center, adds to the appeal. It's not the Alps, but it's a very attractive region with a lot of culture and nature. Despite all human activity, attractive hiking routes and forests are close by.

Apart from the shops and museums in Zurich, you can consider a boat trip over the lake, a visit to lakeshore towns such as beautiful Rapperswil, or a ride with the Voralpen-Express that crosses part of this lake area. Chocolate lovers will appreciate the Lindt 'Home of Chocolate' and the large outlet store in Kilchberg.


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Plenty of museums, luxury shopping in the Bahnhofstrasse and a lively town center with a wide choice of restaurants.


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