Zurich’s skyline is being transformed in the city’s former industrial district, where old industrial buildings and technology start-ups stand side-by-side. Everything you need to know about clubs, restaurants and shopping: www.kreislauf4und5.ch
Enjoy breezes off the lake and alpine views. See more of Lake Zurich by taking a boat trip with the Zürichsee Schifffahrtsgesellschaft. They run boat trips to Rapperswil and several different specially themed cruises: www.zsg.ch
Take a stroll among street performers, musicians and all kinds of characters. You can even take a dip in the cool waters of the open-air swimming area at Seebad Enge or at the Mythenquai swimming beach.