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Gay Zurich

Gay Zurich

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Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland. On the banks of the Limmat River and Lake Zurich, gay Zurich is a tolerant, liberal and open-minded city. In just a few decades it has become one of Europe’s most gay-friendly capitals. A gateway to the Swiss Alps, easily reachable by train or plane, Zurich is the gayest Swiss city with a rich cultural offer (museums, art galleries, classical music) and an intense nightlife.

Zurich is an ideal city break destination. The beautiful historic town center and all major attractions such as Grossmünster are easily accessible on foot. The nature lovers will opt for a walk to the Uetliberg – Zurich’s highest peak, or for a boat ride on the lake. In Zurich, you can visit an exhibition in the morning, swim outdoor in the afternoon and have a drink on a terrace next to the water at night.

Gay Zurich is the city in Switzerland with the largest number of gay places, gay bars and clubs, saunas, parties, most of them gathered in the Niederdorf district, considered the gay district of the city. Angels is the promoter for some of the biggest gay parties, such as the White Party in Spring, the Flash Party in Summer or the Black Party weekend in November, attracting gay partygoers from around the world.

The Zurich Gay Pride Festival in June is the city’s main LGBT main celebration with over 30,000 participants! For gay movies enthusiasts, the city offers every year during spring a gay & lesbian movie festival, the Pink Apple Festival. Another key event in Zurich, although not particularly gay, is the Street Parade, a huge house and techno festival that brings together more than a million visitors each year in August.


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