Zurich, the largest cosmopolitan city in Switzerland, is the place where you can always find great things to do and see. But, Christmas in Zurich is really special and simply magical. It’s like you are in the Christmas card, but still can feel all the beautiful scents of mulled wine and tasty sausages.

To be precise, Christmas in Zurich equals Zurich Christmas market. And 22nd November is the day when Zurich Christmas Market 2018 opens the door to all festive buzz lovers.

Christmas in Switzerland – expect no Santa Claus

If you think that Santa will give you a present on Christmas Eve – you’re wrong. The Christkind, or Christ-child,  is the one who secretly decorates the tree in Swiss homes and brings the children presents.

So, no Santa here, but if you want to find the best Christmas market in Europe – you’re in the right place. A Christmas market, also known as Christkindlmarkt, Christkindlesmarkt and Weihnachtsmarkt is a street festival where you can find a hand-crafted gifts, edible delicacies, local specialties and a lot of other showy things.

Zurich Christmas market offers a huge choice of markets across the city, each unique. So visit as many as you can. Take along your friends or beautiful Zurich escort girl and enjoy in your Christmas break.

Zurich Christmas market 2018 – you will be spoilt for choice


Start with the biggest – the 150 stalls of the Christkindlimarkt in the main train station. This market is one of the largest indoor Christmas markets in Europe, centred around a sparkling tree decorated with 7,000 Swarovski crystals. The tree is 50-ft-tall and it’s absolutely fabulous scene for those just stepping off the train.

Dates: November 22 – December 24, 2018

Times: Sunday to Wednesday 10.30am – 9.00pm; Thursday to Saturday 10.30am – 10.00pm

Location: main train station (Bahnhof) of Zurich

Old town

The festive atmosphere continues in the Old Town, the oldest Christmas market in Zurich. It is easy to lose track of time when browsing through the handicrafts, jewellery and edible gifts. So, the Old town market is more artisan affair, where artisans and vendors from all over the world attract visitors and gift-hunters.

Dates: November 22 – December 23, 2018

Times: Monday to Saturday 11.00am – 9.00pm; Sunday 11.00am – 7.00pm

Location: the district of Niederdorf

Singing Christmas Tree

This Christmas market at Werdmühleplatz has unique attraction – the Singing Christmas Tree. More accurately, a podium on which you can see local children’s choir singing a Christmas carols on an enormous tree-like structure.

Dates: November 23 to December 23, 2018

Times: Monday to Thursday 4.00pm – 9.00pm; Friday 4.00pm – 10.00pm; Saturday 1.00pm – 10.00pm; Sunday 1.00pm – 9.00pm

Location: The Werdmühleplatz

Christmas village

Zurich’s Weihnachtsdorf or Christmas village is one of the biggest Weihnachtsmarkt in Zurich, located directly in front of the Opera House. It has everything a Christmas market can offer – jewelry, culinary delights, Fondue Chalet, ice rink and many other attractions.

Dates: November 22 – December 23, 2018

Times: Monday to Saturday 11.00am – 10.00pm, Sunday until 8.00pm

Location: Sechseläutenplatz

City Weihnachtsmarkt

Located near the Bahnhofstrasse, Zürich’s famous shopping street, this Christmas market is ideal for people combining shopping and enjoying. Maybe the best reason to visit City Weihnachtsmarkt is that you can taste here the best mulled wine in the city.

Dates: November 23–December 23, 2018

Times: Monday–Saturday 10.00am–8.00pm; Sunday 11.00am–7.00pm

Location: Lintheschergasse

Zurich Christmas markets are the best places to enjoy Christmas in Zurich. You can hangout with your friends, have some food and wine, choose some handmade gifts… And on top of all that, escorts Zurich will definitely spice up your Christmas atmosphere.