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City break in Winterthur. Active leisure ideas for Winterthur - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Winterthur attracts tourists with its beautiful natural landscapes. It is worth noting that being so generously bestowed is only possible out of a great love for it. And vacations in Winterthur would be mainly attractive to those wishing to enjoy outdoor recreation to its fullest. It is a great destination for those who want to walk through parks buried in greenery and feel an unprecedented unity with nature. For example, a good idea would be to visit Wildpark Bruderhaus where besides admiring nature you can enjoy a rich and diverse local fauna.
Winterthur invites lovers of shopping to Shopping Mall Rosenberg, one of the most beautiful in the city. It contains clothing stores, pavilions with cosmetics and accessories, popular … Open
The thing is that there is a zoo in the park where you can see animals such as lynx, bison, wild boars, wolves, and deer. Knowing Swiss love for order, it is easy to guess that all animals feel very comfortable and are properly cared for. This is what encourages many visitors to explore the zoo. And after watching the animals and walking through the park, you can grab a bite in Restaurant Eschenberg where really good dishes are offered. In addition, there is a playground for children where they can have plenty of fun.
Winterthur is a great place for hiking, so be sure to take a tour from Winterthur Trail while in town. Gorgeous ponds, mountains, rivers, streams - all these are worth it to just forget about everything and enjoy life, feeling incomparable bliss - something between nirvana and peace. You'll find a lot of places that can diversify any tourist's leisure. Another great park for walking is the Eulachpark Winterthur. It is very huge, due to which it seems that you can walk here for ages, if only you have so much time. Copyright
Winterthur is a city located on the north of Switzerland. This place is located in the valley of the Toess River 212 km away from Zurich, and 414 m above the sea level. The city is a … Open
Rosengarten is a must-have for rose lovers. There are so many beautiful flowers here that the number of seeds in a sunflower fades in comparison with such a number. It is also worth noting another great park where you can sit in the shade of alleys enjoying the beautiful views or go for a walk to clear your mind. We are talking about Stadtpark Winterthur where, by the way, there are often significant events and festivals.
Fans of outdoor activities should be advised to explore Block, a sports center with a Go-kart track. The city has one more place where you can go karting - this is child-friendly Tempodrom. Children would also like Skills Park where they can entertain themselves having plenty of active time. Wunderland is a place for the smallest ones, from 3 to 6 years old. If there's a desire to swim, many go to Badi Wülflingen.
Winterthur is a wonderful city for family holidays. It will please with an abundance of beautiful parks, entertainment facilities and museums, which will also be interesting to visit with … Open
Intellectual games enthusiasts and those wishing to test their wits are awaited by escape-quests presented by such centers as Foxtrail Winterthur, Geheimgang 188, AdventureRooms, Escape Room 24, and Winterthurescape. Those who prefer virtual reality to real life are recommended to visit Virtual Reality Cinema. You can also play squash in Winterthur - just go to Squash Center Winterthur. Travelers preferring billiards to all other games will surely appreciate Billardhalle Winterthur. If you want to watch novelties from the world of cinema - welcome to Cameo Cinema.
Museums are something that is really worth visiting in town. You'll find truly unique museums worthy of the attention of all who prefer original cultural institutions. The most unique place is Swiss Science Center Technorama. It will be interesting for both children and adults who become look just like small citizens here. Art connoisseurs will certainly enjoy Sammlung Oskar Reinhart and Villa Flora Winterthur where excellent collections of fine art works are collected, photography enthusiasts will appreciate the Fotomuseum, and in order to see paintings of local artists, you should not pass by Oskar-Reinhart Foundation Museum.
Elegant Bahnhof Toss remains one of the most visited restaurants in town. In addition to popular national dishes, guests will be offered to try interesting Hungarian and Austrian … Open
Another great place for connoisseurs of art is Kunstmuseum. The same building houses Naturmuseum where you can see a lot of stuffed animals, which will certainly impress children and will be of great interest especially for them. A wonderful place to explore the multi-faceted world of contemporary art is Gewerbemuseum. How can a Swiss city do without a clock museum? Sounds like science fiction. Therefore, a visit to Uhren Sammlung Kellenberger would be a great idea to learn a lot of new information on clock manufacturing. Learn about the history of the city in the Museum Lindengut.
The city also has excellent shopping malls for those wishing to but memorable material goods to remain after a happy holiday in Winterthur. The largest shopping centers are located on Marktgasse Street. It is worth noting such good shopping destinations as Shopping Mall Rosenberg and Shopping Center Lokwerk. For interesting handmade products, many tourists go to Art & Craft. Well, to wash away the fatigue of the past day, be sure to visit Traditionelle Thaimassagen and get a quality massage treatment.
The mentality of residents of Winterthur also locally known as "Winti" can be most accurately described as "restrained". Just look at the architecture of the city to understand it. They are … Open
Although there are not so many nightlife facilities in the city, it still has something to offer. Erzbierschof Bar is designed especially for those who prefer beer to all other drinks, while a visit to Gilgamesh Bar would be a good option for those wishing to spend time in a noisy company. Archbar will appeal to those who prefer excellent cocktails and like to look over the best among them. Those crazy about interesting shows and live music head to Bolero Club & Bar Albani Music Club or Esse Muscibar. You cannot ignore Coyote Ugly Bar fully recreating the atmosphere of the movie of the same name.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Winterthur and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Winterthur
♥   National Park 'Schwarzwald' , 54.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch' , 124.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Winterthur
♥   Amusement park 'Connyland' Lipperswil, 26.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Familien Park' Villingen-Schwenningen, 66.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Minigolf-Sportanlag' Schaan/Vaduz, 68.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Steinwasen Park' Oberried, 76.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Traumland auf der Bärenhöhle' Sonnenbühl, 103 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Winterthur
♥   Water park 'Alpamare' Freienbach, 33.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'SchwabenQuellen' Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, 139.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Winterthur
♥   Restaurant 'Schloss Wülflingen' Wülflingen. Type - International. 4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Taggenberg' Wülflingen. Type - International. 5.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'First' Ottikon bei Kemptthal. Type - Country. 7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'QN-Restaurant' Effretikon. Type - International. 8.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Il ristorantino Sonne' Gachnang-Islikon. Type - Italian. 8.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Winterthur - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Winterthur - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Winterthur?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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