Zurich, the scenic capital of Switzerland is an ideal destination to be in during Christmas. Draped in Christmas decorations, music and light it weaves an engrossing charm.
The Christmas spirit reverberates the city. The shopping centres and streets are adorned with colorful Christmas lights and attractive decorations.
The train station market at Zurich complements the Christmas spirit by offering traditional and contemporary gifts. The other famous
Christmas markets of Zurich are Globus, Messe and Niederdorf.
The skating at public ice rink, very near to the main station is also a not to be missed venue. Filled with the enthusiast revelers, ready to zig zag from here to there, it is an indeed fun zone for all and one.
On the 6th of December, the advent day of St Nicholas, children get to see and go out on a joyride with him in "Marlitram" or a fairy tale streetcar. They can also participate in the "Singing Christmas Tree". This is where a platform is made in the shape of a Christmas tree and is climbed by the children for singing a variety of traditional Christmas carols.
The restaurants, bars and the pubs in the city offer elaborate menus and ambience to sing, dance and celebrate in the company of near and dear ones.
The concerts and shows are the other attractions of the city.