Explore Zurich

The European Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (ECSCW) takes place in Zurich, the largest city of Switzerland. Explore many activities Zurich has to offer from relaxing hikes to vibrant city center sights worth seeing.

Activities in Zurich

Zurich, the largest city of Switzerland has become an exciting place to visit and discover. Enojoy summertime in Zurich, the international culture and many activities in the city and its surroundings. Discover ideas here for the perfect stay in Zurich. Among other must-see spots and beautiful places worth seeing in Zurich, the city’s main street Bahnhofstrasse that lies between Zurich main station (Zurich Hauptbahnhof) and the Zurich lake gives you a first impression of Zurich’s vibrant city life. Enjoy the sun close to the lake and calm walks around it! If you like hiking, Uetliberg is a must-see spot for you with a beautiful view over the city once you reach its top. Visit top Swiss restaurants in the old town of Zurich and enjoy walks afterwards as well as many more activities in Zurich.

Activities close to the Conference Venue

The ECSCW 2021 conference venue in Zurich Oerlikon is surrounded by many locations where you can enjoy a short break or hike, do some sightseeing and more. Please find below three recommended options for activites to do close to the conference venue in a short period of time.


Take a ride with Publibike accross Oerlikon and nearby city parts and get most out of a short time period. Explore the city in an active way and see more in less time! 

Oerlikon Centre

The Oerlikon Centre offers many options for lunch and coffee breaks, as well as many spots to enjoy a calm moment and do some shopping on the go.


The Waidhof is a piece of nature in the heart of the city. It is a great choice for a quick hike where you can easily adjust the amount of free time you have and choose paths to hike through a small city forest or large meadow.

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