Thousand lights are glittering, they cover the city with Christmassy brilliance. The shop-windows are festively decorated, the smell of mulled wine is in the air. That’s the magic of Christmas in Zurich. Also this year the start into the pre-Christmas period has been celebrated together. Ten of thousand people visited the city on 24th November 2016 to experience the switch-on of the Christmas illuminations. A very special and festive moment. In connection with the switch-on of the illuminations the City Association Zurich invited to the Night Shopping. Many stores were open until 10 pm and offered great highlights.
From the main station along the Niederdorf up to the Bellevue place also the manifold Christmas market celebrated their openings. Many people used the opportunity for a first stroll and a cup of mulled wine or punch. You are heartly invited to enjoy the wonderful pre-Christmas period. Get into the mood for Christmas and disover your personal highlights of Christmas in Zurich.