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Lake Zurich: Discover Activities, Access Tips, and More!

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Lake Zurich in Switzerland

Switzerland is a treat for everyone who loves splendid natural landscapes, fancy history, mouthwatering cuisine, amazing cultural heritage and so much more. If you are planning to visit Switzerland anytime soon then do not forget to visit the wonderful Lake Zurich to have some mesmerising experiences. This beautiful lake has an astounding border of cantons of Zurich, St.Gallen and Schwyz, providing it additional beauty to explore on your trip to Switzerland. Let’s dig deep into it -

About Lake Zurich in Switzerland

Lake Zurich is a very popular place to visit in Zurich which is Switzerland’s largest city. The spectacular lake takes birth from Glarus Alps glaciers and later is mixed with the River Linth. The western side of the lake lies in Zurich with the northern side by the Pfannenstiel chain of hills and southern side by the Albis and Zimmerberg hills. This lake is carved like a banana and the banks of the lake are covered with adorable orchards and vineyards enhancing its beauty. Admire the gently rocking waves, peaceful and serene vibes, lovely fresh air and delicious food. You can take a boat trip, relax by the lake or indulge in water sports. Visit Lake Zurich to unwind your stress and to create some lovely memories. 

How To Reach

There are 3 ways to reach Lake Zurich and explore it. 

  • By Car: The easiest way to reach your destination is by booking a cab or a taxi. This small trip will offer you wonderful views and quick service but would cost you a bit high. From the airport to Lake Zurich the total distance is 40 km.
  • By Bus: You can take line 7 night bus or line 768 bus to reach your destination from Zurich airport. Bus takes more than 2 hour but costs you less.
  • By Train: The perfect way to reach Lake Zurich from Zurich airport without making holes into your pockets is via train. You can take a direct train (Line 7) to your destination and reach in 50 to 60 minutes.

Also See: "Switzerland Honeymoon Packages"

Things To Do at Lake Zurich

If you are thinking that you will get bored at Lake Zurich then you are absolutely wrong! There are a plethora of fun activities to participate in and make your visit outstanding. Check out these things to do at Lake Zurich and choose what suits you best -

1. The Rapperswil Castle: Explore elegance!

The popular Rapperswil Castle is located on the shores of Lake Zurich and attracts many visitors due to its wonderful location. This 12th century castle is another popular landmark of Zurich. With elegant architecture and designs, this castle also houses a vineyard which cultivated Blauburgunder (Pinot Noir) grapes. It is a great opportunity to explore 2 landmarks altogether on your Switzerland holiday package so, don’t miss it!

2. Eat Delicious Delicacies

There are various restaurants around the lake. You can plan to have delicious Swiss delights at any of these restaurants accompanied with spectacular views and amazing vibes. You can have freshly baked vegetables, authentic flavours of cheese and chocolate, flavourful wines and organic meat. Sounds very satisfying, isn’t it?

4. Indulge in Thrilling Water Sports on Lake Zurich

There are a plethora of thrilling water sports activities at Lake Zurich and River Limmat to participate in and make your day amazing. Swimming, wakeboarding, wake surfing, water skiing, surfing, kayaking, stand-up paddling, boating or just floating, enjoy your day and have a lot of fun on your Switzerland trip. 

5. Boating: A perfect way to explore Lake Zurich

There are many boating options available at the lake. Explore this wonderful lake from a different perspective. There are many types of cruise tours available such as long tours, short tours and more. Choose and explore.

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