American Women's Club of Zurich

Excursions

Explore Switzerland with us! Throughout the year we venture out to visit different parts of this place we now call home.

To appeal to a variety of tastes and interests, we select different regions, activities, events and days for our destinations. Come enjoy this beautiful country and all it has to offer. Grab a friend or two and take advantage of all of the festivals, celebrations, exhibits, and traditions unique to Switzerland – the planning is more fun with friends! Last minute adventures are posted on the private AWCZ Facebook page.

If you are interested or would like to participate, please contact Evi and Dana at excursions@awczurich. org.

October Excursion: Baden

After a short train ride we start our excursion with lunch at Hotel Blume (Art Deco style hotel with atrium gallery).

A short stroll will take us to the grand villa and art collection of Sidney William Brown (1865-1941) and Jenny Brown-Sulzer. Sidney's father was British inventor Charles, his mother was Eugenie Pfau from Winterthur. Sidney, an engineer, married Jenny Sulzer of important industrial entrepreneurs Sulzer from Winterthur. The collection shows expensive and rare furniture, china, silverware, watches, books and paintings of Cézanne, Gaugin, Pissarro and Renoir.

Please buy your own train tickets. Lunch will be around CHF 35.00 (without beverages), the museum group fee is CHF 10.00 per person, and the guided tour is approximately CHF 20.00/per person.

A total of 25 ladies can visit the guided tour!!!! First come, first served.

Because of the hotel, we require very early registration! No show policy will be enforced! The train leaves at 10.36 from Zurich Hauptbahnhof. We meet at meeting point at Hauptbahnhof at 10.15. Last minute calls: Evi or Dana. For last minute contact on the day of the event, please look in the directory if you need Evi or Dana's mobile numbers.

When: October 27
Time: 10.15 - 16.15
Meeting Place: Zurich Hauptbahnhof for the 10.36 train to Baden   

Cost: Approximately CHF 65.00 excluding train ticket and beverages
Registration Deadline: September 19
Cancellation Deadline: October 20
Contact: Evi and Dana

AWCZ Cancellation and No Show Policy: For those cost-based Events and Activities, the participant/s will be billed for the Event/Activity unless she/he has cancelled before the cancellation deadline in writing or per e-mail. For free Events and Activities, as we need an accurate head count for the caterers, the cancellation deadline should be honored. Thank you for your understanding.

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November Excursion - Strong Women in Zurich Tour

Join us for an unusual city tour that will highlight some of the famous "Strong Women in History" from Zurich. You will learn what is usually not mentioned and find out all sorts of interesting facts about the women of Zurich. After the tour, enjoy the company of our own group of AWCZ (and friends) STRONG WOMEN by joining in at lunch at a local restaurant. Maximum 20, so sign up now! Non-members welcome for additional fee.

When: November 18

Time: 9.30 - 14.00

Meeting Place: Meet at ZH HB at tourist information office (Next to Brasserie Federal) at 9.30 for tour starting 9.45.

Cost: Cost TBD (approximately 30 CHF)
Registration Deadline: November 4
Cancellation Deadline: November 11
Contact: Evi and Dana

AWCZ Cancellation and No Show Policy: For those cost-based Events and Activities, the participant/s will be billed for the Event/Activity unless she/he has cancelled before the cancellation deadline in writing or per e-mail. For free Events and Activities, as we need an accurate head count for the caterers, the cancellation deadline should be honored. Thank you for your understanding.

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