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Lake Zurich, Switzerland

Lake Zurich is Stunningly picturesque The waters shimmer in winter’s icy temperatures, somehow making it look inviting.

I have just been for a walk along it’s beautiful promenade from Uto Quai to Seefeld Quai towards Zurichhorn and Bellerivestrasse.

Wide tree-fringed boulevards encourage walks or jogs. Tree branches playfully fringe picture-postcard views. At Zurichhorn the lake opens up to vast snow-capped mountain views.

Along the lake, various peaks, some renowned for skiing, are clearly visible.

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Boats on Lake Zurich overlooking the Old Town Switzerland Schweiz Europe

This is the view towards Zurich city centre. The towers of the iconic landmarks Munsterhof, Grossmunster & Fraumunster grace the skyline.

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Swans on Lake Zurich Switzerland Schweiz

Snowy scenes beyond the Lake.

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Lake Zurich Switzerland Schweiz

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Ready for Christmas in Zurich Switzerland Schweiz

A stunning bar / restaurant in which to stop on the lake.

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Pretty Christmas decorations adorn a tree along Lake Zurich Switzerland Schweiz

Inside, Christmas has arrived!

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Bar restaurant on Lake Zurich Switzerland Schweiz

Swans are aplenty in the clear lake waters…

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Lake Zurich Switzerland Schweiz

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Lake Zurich 'Zurichsee' Switzerland Schweiz

As are unique spots to admire the view

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Boardwalk by a house on Lake Zurich Zurichsee, Switzerland, Schweiz. Europe winter city break

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Lanterns light up Lake Zurich or Zurichsee by night, winter in Switzerland, Schweiz, Europe

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Zurichhorn wooden carved seat to admire panoramic views of Lake Zurich

Zurich is a winter wonderland & takes Christmas very seriously! It celebrates in a classic manner, which I think London has lost in parts.

The Christmas decorations are dazzling and divine! Look out for them in my ‘CH should mean Christmas in Switzerland’ post!

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7 thoughts on “Lake Zurich, Switzerland

    • Hi Jodi, thanks for the comment – it is incredibly scenic in winter. Enjoy the Old Town, Christmas markets & Lake area…I’ll be posting some must-see highlights soon so check that too x

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