30 cool things to do in Switzerland this August

Our pick of some of the best events, festivals, experiences happening in the country this month, plus bars, restaurants and more.
By Time Out contributors |
Bruno Weber Park
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Bruno Weber Skulpturenpark • Spreitenbach

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Gaudí meets Hundertwasser: Plunge into the terrific fantasy park designed by Swiss artist Bruno Weber (†2011). The award-winning architect and painter created giant concrete sculptures and decorated them with millions of colorful, beautifully arranged mosaic tiles. 

Rhine river cruises
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Rhine river cruises • Basel

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The mighty Rhine river is the heart of Basel, so why not enjoy a cruise as you glide along the picturesque Swiss scenery and treat yourself to some onboard entertainment. 

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Fischer's Fritz Camping • Zurich

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Located halfway down the lake, at Fischer's Fritz camping ground you can pitch your own tent or take advantage of the various on-site accommodation options. For those into glamping, the 10 Safari Tents with wooden floors, a double bed and your own patch of garden offer a romantic getaway. There's also two Simple Tents that sleep four apiece and the Fischer's Fritz cottage, which also sleeps four. 

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