The region of Zug
Whether you opt for swimming, sunbathing, and chilling in summer, hiking (565 km of hiking trails in the canton of Zug) in spring and autumn or experiencing action-packed rides on one of our many bike trails: You will never get bored. Zug's beautiful old town is definitely worth a visit. And did you know that there are no less than five 18-hole golf courses just outside Zug? As you can see, there's plenty to do.
We look forward to your visit!
Metalli Shopping Alley
In the heart of Zug, you'll find one of Europe's longest open yet covered shopping passages. A visit is worthwhile not only because of the special ambiance but also because of the fantastic offerings from our 60 shops, restaurants, and service providers.
Burg Zug Museum - History Made Fun!
The winding castle on the outskirts of Zug's Old Town is the oldest surviving secular building in the city of Zug and one of its landmarks. Once a medieval seat of power, and later the representative residence of significant Zug families, the historical Museum of Zug has been located in the castle since 1983.
Tue–Fru: 14.00 to 17.00
Sat–Sun: 10.00 to 17.00
The Kunsthaus Zug houses, exhibits, and conveys regional, national, and international art from classical modernism to the present day, in the beautiful surroundings of Zug's Old Town. Thanks to the Sammlung Kamm Foundation, the Kunsthaus Zug hosts the most significant collection of Viennese modernism outside of Austria in Europe – Klimt, Schiele, Hofmann, and Kokoschka are thematically presented in temporary exhibitions.
Tue-Fri: 12.00 to 18.00
Sat-Sun: 10.00 to 17.00
Museum für Urgeschichte(n)
Archaeological findings from the canton of Zug, spanning from the Stone Age to the Early Middle Ages, are presented in the permanent exhibition of the Museum für Urgeschichte(n) Zug.
A focal point of the nationally significant permanent collection lies in the Neolithic pile-dwelling era. On display are artifacts from three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the late Bronze Age settlement of Zug-Sumpf, and other highlights such as the Neolithic double axe from Cham-Eslen. The Roman period in Cham-Hagendorn is also well-represented with outstanding exhibits, including wooden parts of a Roman mill and clay statuettes from a sanctuary.
Tue-Sun: 14.00 to 17.00
Public Holidays: Refer to special opening hours
Theater Casino Zug
Under the motto "So ein Theater," Zug's cultural beacon presents a diverse range of theatrical forms and aesthetics, including drama, music theater, dance, concerts, and comedy. Browse through the theater and concert program, secure your tickets, and look forward to cultural highlights.
The Theater Casino Zug was actually built in 1909 by Dagobert Keiser and Richard Bracher and serves as the focal point of Zug's cultural life. With its recent renovation, the old glamour has been brought back to life anew.
Zug's Hiking Classics
Our lakes, gentle hills, and the Alps on the horizon, a historically rich old town, mystical places like the Höllgrotten or the Sihltobel, a sunset like no other – what a variety in such a small area.
Public Guided Tours
Discover the public guided tours in Zug and immerse yourself in the rich history, culture, and beauty of the region. Whether you're interested in art, culture, culinary delights, or nature, our tours offer you unique insights. Take a journey through historic Zug or indulge yourself with a tour of a bakery where a real Zuger Kirschtorte (Zug cherry cake) is made. Book your exciting tour as an individual, a couple, or with friends and explore the diverse facets of Zug.
Höllgrotten in Baar
Discover the globally unique dripstone caves in the Lorzentobel near Baar.
With their fairytale-like rock formations, the Höllgrotten (Hell's Caves) enchant both young and old. The ideal excursion in Central Switzerland for families, school classes, groups, and individual guests of all kinds.