Lake Zurich, Zürichsee, Switzerland (with Map & Photos)

Framed by green hills and surprising typical Swiss villages taken from the best of postcards, Lake Zurich (Zürichsee) offers an idyllic landscape that makes up one of the most important places to see in Zurich.

Lake Zurich Switzerland
Lake Zurich Switzerland

Years ago, Lake Zurich functioned as an excellent means of transport and transit, and today it has become a popular destination to enjoy nature with every ray of sunlight that decides to peek over its waters with stealth.

A source of life and a bearer of charm, Lake Zurich stretches over the south of the city with an area of ​​about 90 square kilometers, offering the possibility of exploring the pleasant little villages that lie on its shores.

Lake Zurich Switzerland
Lake Zurich from Horgen

Boat trips on Lake Zurich

The best way to explore Lake Zurich is to do it with a boat trip, in this way you can explore the coast closely and enjoy the possibility of going down in the villages that you like the most to get to know one of the most charming aspects of Zurich and all of Switzerland.

Lake Zurich Map