Zurich Beer Festival
The festival creators announced that their goal is to promote different types of beer but leave the guests an opportunity to choose the winner.
The focus is on tasting as many different kinds of beer as possible.
Great music and various food trucks are here to help this goal.
What makes the festival unique and different from other beer festivals around Europe?
Switzerland has more breweries per capita nowadays than any other country.
The number of small craft breweries grows every year.
The famous Lager kind of beer, known worldwide, was born in the heart of Europe.
Of course, the festival is not just about beer tasting.
Numerous workshops are usually held during the festival days, helping you to get to know the beer industry better.
You can also buy beer souvenirs, such as Beer Shirts, tasting glasses and more.
Stay right at the event.
Zurich Beer Festival is held at Theater Spirgarten at the same address as the Best Western Hotel Spirgarten
A good hotel with comfortable rooms and a restaurant. This hotel will get full very quick for this festival, so book well in advance if you want to stay in the middle of it all.
Stay in Zurich Old Town
The Alexander, located in Zurich’s Old Town, is an excellent boutique-style hotel central to exploration, shopping and museums.
Zurich is located in the centre of Switzerland, in the heart of Europe.
Most European capitals are within a 2,5-hour flight from the city.
Planes from all over Europe and from across the sea come to Zurich every day.
It will take you only 10 minutes to get from the airport to the city centre.
You can take a train, a shuttle bus, a streetcar #10, or a taxi.
Zurich has the largest railway station in Switzerland and operates railway connections with many other Swiss cities and neighbouring European countries.
The railway station is situated 6 kilometres away from the festival venue.
There is also a wide collection of bus routes, which connect Zurich with many European destinations.
The easiest way to get around the city is by public transport: buses, trams, and trains.
If you plan to use them a lot, get a Day Card or a Zurich Card, which will be your free ticket for all kinds of public transportation around Zurich.
The city is even very friendly to bicycles riders.