Explore everything about photography here at the Fotomuseum Winterthur. The museum opened in 1993 and exhibits everything related to the art of photography. The museum also exhibits a vast contemporary collection of photographs and works by famous photographers and artists. Along with the Fotostiftung, the museum forms a part of the Center of Photography. Do check their website for list of exhibitions.
Embark on an unforgettable adventure amidst the treetops at the Adventure Park Rheinfall. Make your way across 14 different parcours way up above the ground with a spectacular view of the Rhine Falls to keep you company. You can also experience the adrenaline-pumping rush of a free fall, or zip across the Panoramaexpress Cableway for unmatched views of the waterfalls at the adventure park. A variety of obstacle courses are available for adventurers ages four and above, however, if you would rather stay earth-bound, you are welcome to simply hang out and watch the action from below. If this is your first visit to a rope park, fret not; all visitors are first trained at the Instructional Course before they venture out on their own.
Haus Konstruktiv, founded in 1986, is 'the' place for conceptual and constructive art. Apart from hosting exhibitions year-round, it also holds music events, fashion shows, symposiums, lectures, etc. Visitors can buy creations from artistes, such as Marcia Hafif, Gottfried Honegger, Nelly Rudin and the like; members receive discounts on their purchases.
Zugerberg promises a breathtaking getaway not far from Zurich. The lush green peek serves an idyllic spot for adventure and leisure activities when in the city. An array of trails of various difficulty levels navigate across the mountain, even as hikers can also soak in some picturesque vistas of the surrounding landscape. During winters, sledge runs are a common sight here, while cross-country skiing enthusiasts also throng to the mountain. A cable car, mountain-top restaurants and spacious playgrounds make it a popular haunt with families and outdoor lovers alike.
Located in the Lucerne canton of Switzerland, Lake Sempach draws holiday goers with its lapis-hued waters and stunning surroundings. The lake, which reaches a maximum depth of 87 meters (285 feet), is fed by a variety of rivers and streams, including the Lippenrutibach and the Rotbach. Holiday homes and small bed and breakfast spots line the lake's verdant shores, making find a place to stay while vacationing in the area relatively easy. For the best views of the lake, spend an afternoon strolling along the Lake Sempach Round Trail, a hiking path that winds its way past view points that look out over the lake, as well as several attractions, including the Mariazell Chapel in Sursee. For those who enjoy spending time on the water, there are several sandy beaches along the water's edge, including a sunny beach in Sempach that also features a sunning lawn.
The Habsburg Castle was built during the period 1020-30 and was the head of operations for the House of Habsburg. Otto II, founder of the House of Habsburg was the one who took to the naming of the castle. It changed possession over the years with the many royal rules that reigned in Europe during the era. Today, the castle can be explored as an attraction, though a few of its possessions are in ruins. A restaurant and an exhibition space find place on the castle's premise.
Foxtrail plays out like any good mystery: a group of people, whether strangers or acquaintances, uncovers a hidden message at Zurich's Central Station. From there, they embark on a journey to unravel clues left throughout the city in order to reach their destination. Of course, Foxtrail is no race against time, simply an inventive walking tour that manages to stimulate guests while showcasing some of the best sights of the city. Groups of two to 200 people can embark on this journey at any time, working their way across squares and bridges, hopping on and off public transportation to get to the next step. This tour is entirely self-guided, and as such affords many opportunities to explore the city's many bars, cafes and restaurants. The tours range from two to four hours, although the time spent relies entirely upon the pace of the group. With hours of fun to be had while getting to know downtown Zurich, Foxtrail is the perfect activity for travelers wanting to dive head first into adventure.
Wildpark Langenberg is a part of Zürich Wilderness Park and was established in the year 1869. Famous as one of the earliest wildlife parks of the country, it provides shelter to nearly 16 indigenous wildlife species like wild boar, lynxes, hare and beavers, among several others. Przewalski’s horse and European bison were introduced to the park environs in the year 2012. The zoo's landscape has been created to replicate natural surroundings of the species. A kids' playground and a small restaurant are also found on-site.
Offering pristine views of Zürcher Oberland and Zürich lake in Zürich canton, Pfannenstiel is a lofty mountain and a scenic region. A picturesque location, Pfannenstiel's upper section is lined with romantic restaurants which provide striking views of Uetliberg, Albis and Zimmerberg. The mountain's upper part is primarily a woodland which remains a much-frequented picnic spot. Hiking trails and cross ski trails make Pfannenstiel a revered site among adventure seekers.
Founded in the year 1992, Aathal Dinosaur Museum provides an interesting glimpse into one of the most popular extinct species of the world. Counted as one of the best dinosaur exposition spaces of the continent, Aathal remains remains for real skeletons which date back to the iconic Jurassic era. The museum carried out excavations in America and these serve as a major highlight at the museum. One of the most riveting displays is the carnivore fossil Allosaurus that stands tall at 25 feet (7.5 meters). These original finds make for a memorable visit, even as visitors can also explore statues and replicas of the historic creatures.
Offering a panoramic view of the Lake Pfäffiker and the surrounding mountains, Jucker Farm has an ethereal ambiance to it. A great place to experience nature together with your family, this estate offers various packages such as the pick-your-own options, a walk-in goat enclosure and a tour of their beautiful orchards and green patches where you can pick asparagus, pumpkins, strawberries and more. While the playground with rabbits and bundles of straw are a hit with the children, their apple grove is the center of attraction with nearly 6000 trees. The annual pumpkin fair is hosted here from the beginning of September to November and is the largest of its kind in the country. Visit this homestead for a memorable trip.