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Lake Zurich

Zurich, Switzerland
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Ranked #2 of 95 Attractions in Zurich
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Around the lake there is a lot to see. Every town has it's own (little or big) attraction. Unfortunatly it is often not possible to have a walk on the riverside because it is mostly private. The best possibilty to get an overview is to make a litte boat round trip (from Zurich Bürkliplatz starting) for 8 CHF approx. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We did not venture on the water, but a lakeside walk was lovely. Granddaughters would love to ski, and to see the mountains was glorious, especially in the December sunshine.

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Bakewell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

As we had a Zurich card your are able to use it for the hour and a half trip on the lake. This gives you a great view of the Alps in the south and the hills surrounding Zurich. We went in the middle of the afternoon and the views were stunning. On board you can get refreshments and drinks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

One of the highlights of my trip to Switzerland was to go on a boat ride with friends in Lake Zurich. The view was lovely and the weather was fantastic (August). If you can you should try to arrange something like that during your visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Always so peaceful, watching the sun set over lake Zuri! An absolute must see! Nature and urban flair perfectly combined.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Free 1 1/2 hour trip using our 3 day Zurichcard. On weekdays in December the boat runs (on time of course!) only at 12.40 and 14.10. We were lucky with the weather on the earlier boat, lovely and had with great sunny views of the east side of the lake and the mountains.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Nice walking around, many birds and ducks swimming, quite, peaceful to be next to the ater. Many rowers practice theer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

If you need to move around between the small towns dotted about Lake Zurich what better mode than by water. Most communities seem to have a Landing stage that are well maintained and even have Toilet facilities and waiting areas. I found travelling between Thaiwil, Horgen-and Zurich a great pleasure as we were deposited in the centre of both destinations... More 

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed our stay in Zurich and especially liked the nice boat trips you can make.We reserved a 'Wine and Dine' 3 hour evenining round trip tour via https://www.zsg.ch/. This was very amusing! The diner was very good and they serverd several glasses of wine per course. Would certainly recommend this boat trip

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Was able to drive to and around the lake and surrounding area. This is a large and scenic lake, and best to take a boat or drive around for optimal views.

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