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Trail recommendations in the Zurich city region

Welcome to Zurich, the vibrant city on the shores of glittering Lake Zurich, where the skyline of modern skyscrapers dominates the city centre and life is full of energy. Amidst and away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre and the busy streets, Zurich hides unexpected treasures on our trails that are just waiting to be discovered.

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On unique routes, Foxtrail takes you through hidden paths, green oases and historic neighbourhoods that reflect Zurich’s charm and diversity. Here you can experience the city from a completely new perspective and immerse yourself in its fascinating history and culture. Each of our trails tells its own story and lets you experience Zurich in a very special way. So lace up your hiking boots, get ready for an adventure and let yourself be enchanted by Zurich’s enchanting trails!

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Foxtrail Aristoteles – Zurich

The trail starts in the bustling shopville of the main railway station. From there you continue to Römerhof and take the ‘Bähnli’ to the posh Dolder Hotel, which stands in the greenery high above Zurich. You follow the Wolfsbach stream through the enchanting forest and end up in Fluntern. The walk takes you through the residential neighbourhood, past the church and up to the observatory on the ETH site. The trail ends in the pretty alleyways of Niederdorf.

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Foxtrail Aristoteles

Foxtrail Aristoteles

2.5-3.5 Hours | CHF 32.00
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Foxtrail Gaia – Zurich

Far away from the lively city centre, you can explore the green parts of the city with Gaia. In Altstetten, the trail takes you to the colourful FOGO container district, from where the green pedestrian bridge takes you safely across the A1. Soon there is no sign of the traffic – you walk along the Limmat riverside path across Werdinsel, a unique spot in Zurich. Enjoy the view from Hohenklingenallee before passing the vineyard to the end of the trail.

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Foxtrail Gaia

Foxtrail Gaia

2.5-3.5 Hours | CHF 32.00
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Foxtrail Hera – Zurich

Hera takes you through Zurich’s city centre: after starting in Shopville at the main railway station, you reach the Limmat via Velostation Nord. You walk through the historic Platzspitzpark and reach the Dynamo youth culture centre – from there you continue through the neighbourhood. You then return to the lively city centre: from Bellevue, you take a short detour to the old alleyways of Niederdorf and finally cross the Münsterbrücke bridge. Hera offers you an informative tour with lots of information about the circular economy, water supply and sustainable mobility.

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Foxtrail Hera

Foxtrail Hera

2.5-3.5 Hours | CHF 36.00
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Foxtrail Ikarus – Zurich

Ikarus is the Foxtrail above the rooftops of Zurich. The start takes you via the Letten viaduct to the Unterer Letten river baths. The steps take you through the residential neighbourhood of Wipkingen and finally up the mountain on the Rigiblick cable car. There are more steps to climb until you reach the Spyristeig trail at the top at the edge of the forest. The effort is rewarded with a unique view over the city. You walk along the hiking trails to the zoo and then take the Polybahn, a Zurich landmark, to Central. Good winter shoes are advisable in winter.

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Foxtrail Ikarus

Foxtrail Ikarus

2.5-3.5 Hours | CHF 36.00
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Foxtrail Odysseus – Zurich

Odysseus takes you into Zurich’s old town: you explore hidden corners in the city on the Limmat, enter enchanted gardens and decipher secret messages. A perfect trail for both visitors and old-established Zurich residents who think they already know their city like the back of their hand.

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Foxtrail Odysseus

Foxtrail Odysseus

2.5-3.5 Hours | CHF 32.00
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Foxtrail Prometheus – Zurich

Between the old town, Google and rivers: After leaving Shopville in the main railway station, the trail leads to Selnau. There you walk along the Sihl river and past Google’s headquarters to the Hürlimann site, where beer was once brewed. Prometheus then takes you zigzagging through the old town and past numerous landmarks. You follow the Limmat for a short distance, which takes you to the Stadthaus.

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Foxtrail Prometheus

Foxtrail Prometheus

2.5-3.5 Hours | CHF 32.00
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Foxtrail Spartacus – Zurich

The trail shows you a world of contrasts – compact in the city of Zurich. From Hardbrücke railway station, you reach the Freitagturm and the viaduct arches. Whether Josefwiese, Schiffbau or night owls, here you can experience the trendy Züri West neighbourhood in all its facets. A short walk takes you from Rennweg through the lively city centre to Schanzengraben. From there, it’s not far: through the atrium you come to Paradeplatz.

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Foxtrail Spartakus

Foxtrail Spartakus

2.5-3.5 Hours | CHF 32.00
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Foxtrail Zurich HB – Zurich

Ready for the first and only indoor trail? Dive into the surroundings of the main railway station: the start is in the station concourse under the famous angel sculpture. The trail takes you through the various floors of Shopville and shows you the main station in a way you’ve never seen it before.

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Foxtrail Zürich HB

Foxtrail Zürich HB

1-2 Hours | CHF 29.00
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Do you fancy exploring the trails in Zurich? The variety of these routes allows everyone to discover the city in their own unique way. Whether you prefer the picturesque alleyways of the old town, get carried away by the urban dynamism or want to explore the city’s green retreats – Zurich has something for everyone.

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And even if Zurich is too far away for you or you long for other landscapes, you don’t have to miss out on the adventure. With over 70 different trails across Switzerland, there are countless opportunities to explore the beauty and diversity of Switzerland. So lace up your hiking boots, pack your rucksack and get ready for unforgettable experiences with Foxtrail – whether in Zurich or beyond!

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