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Uetliberg Mountain, Zurich

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Scale Uetliberg Mountain to admire Switzerland's largest city and its location on the edge of the Alps. At 869 m (2,851 ft) tall, the small mountain rises above the city and is easily accessible from Zurich. Take a short ride on the train to just below the summit, where you can continue your ascent on foot. The mountain is popular for hiking and mountain biking as well as sledding, depending on the season. For the best views, climb to the top of the lookout tower. Arrange your visit to Uetliberg Mountain and discover more family-friendly attractions in Zurich using our Zurich vacation route planner.
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  • Uetliberg is a great location to quickly escape the city. Take the train up the hill, bike or hike - it is an easy climb! And once you are at the top, enjoy the view over the city, all the way down Zu...  more »
  • Great view over Zürich and the lake; I recommend to go their for watching the sunset. You can take the train or simply hike to the top (about 1 hour, easy walk). Once at the top you can also continue ...  more »
  • The visit up in the Uetliberg is a must. The view is amazing and the train you take to go there is one of the highlights!