the color game in and around the Villa Patumbah

The stately Villa Patumbah from 1885 is situated, with its freely-accessible Park at the Zurich Sunny slope. The Park is designed as a typical “English garden” and combines a natural landscape with geometric-ornamental elements. He invites the visitors to stroll and soak up the warm autumn colors. The Indonesian Name of the Villa goes back to the building owner that describes the feel of Sumatra tobacco plantations had: “Patumbah” a place to relax. Also a visit to the Villa and the attention of the visitor centre of the Swiss homeland protection is worth: Currently there is up to 29. September to see the special exhibition “color stories” – perfect for a rainy autumn afternoon!

the wind on a guided E-Bike Tour

Zurich is nestled between Uetliberg and the zürichberg: It goes uphill in the city so like to. Since the E-Bike is perfect if one wants to make it as comprehensive as possible a picture of the city with all its landmarks. The participants of the guided city tours come during the ascent, don’t sweat it, but just to Enjoy: The entire 17-km-long track will be placed in small groups comfortably to secure Velowegen back and opened insights in former industrial buildings and charming living quarters at the same time, and prospects down to the old town and from the lake to the Alps. For art lovers there is also a Tour around art in the public space.

Mühlerama – a great experience for all the senses

A visit to the Mühlerama, the Museum of food culture of the mill deep wells, is an experience for all the senses. The visitors with an audio guide-flour brush fitted on a journey of discovery through the world of the millers and bakers, learn about nutrition and sustainability, and to lay the same Hand On different mills, they grind the wheat grains, your flour, the process tube in the back to a bun or taken back home. The Museum visit is also a journey into the past: every Day at 15 at the industrial mill Dating from the year 1913 in operation, and for the nostalgic, a real stone rubbing from the pile-builders of the time available. The old wood, the once heavy sacks of flour to the bottom of whizzed, transported slide today, all the weary visitors to elated and back again to the year 2019.

behind-the-Scenes from Zürich HB

The main station of Zurich is by far the most-used Swiss train station – 2016 passed by him each working day, an average of almost 470’000 people rushed through its main hall, waited under the blue guardian angel of Niki de Saint Phalle, looked for rose, below, is a well-known pair of eyes at the meeting point or picked it up quickly, something in the shop Ville, before entering the train. But what is actually taking place behind the Scenes? How to succeed in the highly complex, but is mostly a smooth operation? When you sign up for a tour of the topics can be chosen, and there is also a guide with a focus on accessibility at the HB – particularly interesting for those who are not able to Orient themselves in the train station crowd with all their senses.

all-Round beautiful views

Who wants to be high in the borders of Zurich, has several different ways – a more relaxed Option is a walk up to the viewpoint Waid at Zurich beetle the mountain, above the city district of Höngg. Once at the top, you will enjoy a sweeping view of the city, the lake and a clear view of the Glarus Alps. The forest is a secret place of pilgrimage for romantics: The sunsets here at the top of the soul do well and are perfect with a fine dinner in the Restaurant of The woods combine for a true culinary well-being. If you want to set up experience of well-being above the roofs of Zurich the crown, connects the trip with a Schwumm heat bath of beetle the mountain. Air and water temperature: 32° C. panoramic view: unique!

Open House Zurich: come on In!

The last weekend in September will be very exciting for everyone interested in Architecture and the wonders of noses that wanted to take a long look in a certain building in the city. Now, the opportunity is there: more Than 100 buildings in and around Zurich – many of them with otherwise closed doors – invite the Public to this weekend’s open doors on a tour and show impressive architecture from different eras. Architects, historic preservationists, and people in their everyday life in the buildings and lead all Interested in a professional and free-of-charge through the rooms. On the Website of Open House, Zurich you can put together his own tour, and the building program with Filters according to various categories to sift through.

In Zurich over the water surging waves under the feet, a light breeze and a clear view go on the Cassiopeia web

Gently to the Alps: to All those who escape the hustle and bustle of the city and the glittering lake of Zurich from up Close and want to enjoy, we recommend a walk on the Cassiopeia web to. The 284-Meter-long bridge leads 100 meters into the lake and closes Wollishofen, the gap in the boardwalk between the alternative cultural centre Rote Fabrik and the port. So the pedestrian from the bürkliplatz can walk continuously on an idyllic lakeside path along the lake. The speed over the bridge is worth it at night – he is in fact not illuminated: Ideal conditions so, for a glance up into the vault of heaven. Perhaps the constellation of Cassiopeia, the origin of the name of the web shows even.