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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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  • If you happen to come to Zurich for more than a few hours, it is a MUST to go up to the Uetliberg. Put good shoes on or hopp on the train from the main station in the City. If you like to walk either ...  more »
  • We're super new to hiking, so the 800m mountain is the perfect beginning, and spectacular view to the Zurich City at the end :) 
  • This was an interesting hike for us, my second time there. Unfortunately, we went when there was fog and couldn't see much. But during my first trip I really enjoyed the views from the top of the towe...  more »