Mount Utliberg , located in the vicinity of Zurich , is one of the most beautiful places in this region of Switzerland . Magnificent natural landscapes are combined here with the purest mountain air, and a good location relative to the city, makes it easy to get to the fans of outdoor activities. In winter, the mountain is a great success for fans of sleighs and mountain skis, and in the summer months paragliders and connoisseurs of hiking tours in the highlands come here. At any time of the year, with Utleburg, you can admire the magnificent views of the surrounding countryside, which allows you to get a complete picture of the beauties of Switzerland. For this purpose also serves as an observation tower, equipped at the top of the mountain.
Utliberg enjoys the greatest popularity in the summer, offering a lot of interesting cycling and hiking trails. One of them is called “Planet” and provides for the presence along the road of breadboard models of the planets of the solar system, made on a scale and provided with explanatory inscriptions, what object and what it means. The route is available to all comers from March to November, appearing extremely busy and interesting. In the winter months, the sleigh track, whose length is 3 kilometers, is especially attractive. If desired, you can ride it even at night, because at this time there is artificial lighting.
In addition to its natural advantages, Utliberg can offer its guests all sorts of amenities, including a cozy high-altitude restaurant, which gives visitors the opportunity to enjoy delicious Swiss cuisine, and a small comfortable hotel for those who prefer exclusive rest without regard to financial costs. In different parts of the hill there are good places for picnics. You can reach the mountain by commuter train, by car or by taxi. The distance from Zurich is quite small and the trip is not tiresome. Utliberg is great for a pleasant holiday amidst nature and is definitely worth a bit of time away from the city noise.