Winterthur is rich in green spaces, former industrial buildings, and world-class museums. To this day, internationally renowned companies such as Sulzer and Axa Winterthur have their headquarters here. The second largest city in the canton is only 20 minutes by train from Zurich, strategically located between the Rhine and Lake Zurich. All these factors are excellent prerequisites for successful meetings and events.

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Venue Recommendations

Exploring event venues in Winterthur, Switzerland? Discover a range of options tailored to diverse needs. Equipped with modern amenities for conferences or business meetings, these top three venues offer convenience and accessibility. 


Also in a prime location, within walking distance of Winterthur train station, lies the city's largest event venue: The Eulachhallen . Two large event halls and various ancillary rooms offer flexible options for a wide range of events, accommodating up to 3,200 people.

Venue, Eulachhallen Winterthur
  • Largest venue in Winterthur
  • 2 event halls and several smaller rooms
  • Max. capacity: 3,200

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Casinotheater Winterthur

The historic Casinotheater Winterthur lies in the heart of the Old Town, close to the train station. Its stylish premises are suitable for a wide variety of events. The largest auditorium can accommodate up to 600 people and there is also all kinds of entertainment on offer. Whether an artistic interlude or a theater visit with a guided tour beforehand including a “meet & greet” session with the performers, the in-house event agency will find the right program for every occasion.

Casinotheater Winterthur
  • Historically listed building
  • 6 meeting rooms
  • Max. capacity: 720 

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Hotel Banana City

The Hotel Banana City enjoys a very central location, directly next to Winterthur Train Station. It owes its name to the curved building in which it is housed, which has the shape of a banana when viewed from above. Various rooms offer space for events with up to 350 participants. Among the hotel’s highlights are the roof terrace and the spacious park, which can also be used for events. In-house social programs, such as a pasta-making course, round off the activities and services on offer.

Hotel Banana City - event hall
  • 101 hotel rooms
  • 10 meeting rooms
  • Max. capacity: 350

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Exciting City Walking Tours

Explore Winterthur

Explore Winterthur's vibrant present and diverse history with guided walking tours. From the charming Old Town to its industrial past, culinary delights, and intriguing crime stories, there's something for everyone. Embark on a journey through time and culture in this city.

The Classic: Tour of the Old Town

The charming alleys in Switzerland’s largest pedestrian zone are best explored on a guided tour of the Old Town – an interesting experience for residents, too. Local guides take participants to hidden-away spots and relate fascinating stories and anecdotes about Winterthur’s past and present.

  • Duration: 1.5-2 hours
  • Up to 25 participants

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From Industrial to Urban

Winterthur’s urban quarter with the most exciting development is probably the Sulzerareal. Nowadays, the production sites for railroad and steam engines have given way to a constantly changing microcosm. Here creative minds develop new ideas and residents appreciate the urban diversity and sustainability. Anyone interested in finding out more can take a look behind the scenes of this up-and-coming neighborhood on a guided walking tour.

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Up to 25 participants

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For Foodies

From Table to Table” is a great way of exploring Winterthur’s cuisine. Each course of the varied menu is enjoyed in a different restaurant and then followed by the next leg of the leisurely city walking tour. In this way, participants can equally indulge both body and mind.

Von Tisch zu Tisch
  • Duration: min. 3 hours 
  • Up to 100 participants

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Historic True Crime

Winterthur has its cops and robbers, too. A tour of a rather different kind allows participants to delve into the city’s criminal history. And quite a lot has happened here over the past 400 years. Some of the stories are almost unbelievable – and not for the faint-hearted.

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Up to 100 participants

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