Markets in Zürich, Lucerne, Basel, Berne and Zug

Where to find the freshest local produce: find out which days of the week the market comes to the towns and villages of German-speaking Switzerland...

There are very few towns or villages throughout Switzerland without their own, special market so here is just a selection of some markets in the cantons of Zürich, Lucerne, Basel, Berne and Zug

Zürich Canton
Monday Markthalle im Viadukt: fresh vegetables, bread, meat, cheese, wine, as well as non-food products. From 08:00 to 20:00. Located under the train viaduct
Tuesday Buerkliplatz: International market in the centre of the city of Zürich. Flowers, plants, fruit and vegetables, organic products and exotic articles from around the world. From 06:00 to 11:00
Helvetiaplatz: General market with local and exotic specialities. From 06:00 to 11:00
Markt am Milchbuck: A small market with general produce, fish, flowers and local specialities. From 06:00 to 11:00
Markthalle im Viadukt: fresh vegetables, bread, meat, cheese, wine, as well as non-food products. From 08:00 to 20:00. Located under the train viaduct
Winterthur Market: Regional produce fish and homemade foods. From 06:00-11:00 at Steinberggasse, Spitalgasse, Metzggasse
Wednesday Altstetten: Fruit, vegetables, plants, honey bread, cheese, mushrooms and organic produce. From 06:00 to 11:00 on Lindenplatz
Markthalle im Viadukt: fresh vegetables, bread, meat, cheese, wine, as well as non-food products. From 08:00 to 20:00. Located under the train viaduct
Marktplatz Oerlikon: Zürich's largest market with fruit, vegetables, bread, cheese, meat, spices, a variety of organic articles and plants. From 06:00 to 11:00, on Bahnhof Oerlikon
Zürich Main Station: Speciality market selling cheeses, organic vegetables, cured meats and bread. From 10:00-20:00 at Hauptbahnhof
Thursday Markthalle im Viadukt: fresh vegetables, bread, meat, cheese, wine, as well as non-food products. From 08:00 to 20:00. Located under the train viaduct
Rosenhof Market
: Swiss handcrafts, gourmet foods, clothing, jewellery, ceramics, precious stones, leather goods and antiques. Open March to December, 10:00 to 20:00. At Rosenhof
Friday Buerkliplatz: International market in the centre of the city of Zürich. Flowers, plants, fruit and vegetables, organic products and exotic articles from around the world. From 06:00 to 11:00
Helvetiaplatz: General market with local and exotic specialities. From 06:00 to 11:00
Markt am Milchbuck: A small market with general produce, fish, flowers and local specialities. From 06:00 to 11:00
Markthalle im Viadukt: fresh vegetables, bread, meat, cheese, wine, as well as non-food products. From 08:00 to 20:00. Located under the train viaduct
Winterthur Market: Regional produce fish and homemade foods. From 06:00 to 11:00 at Steinberggasse, Spitalgasse, Metzggasse
Saturday Altstetten: Fruit, vegetables, plants, honey bread, cheese, mushrooms and organic produce. From 06:00 to 12:00 on Lindenplatz
Marktplatz Oerlikon: Zürich's largest market with fruit, vegetables, bread, cheese, meat, spices, a variety of organic articles and plants. From 06:00 to 12:00, on Bahnhof Oerlikon
Markt auf der Rathausbruecke: Market nicknamed Gemüsebrücke (vegetable bridge) with a popular history in Zurich. As well as fruit, vegetables and spices the markets also has homemade and seasonal specialities. From 06:00 to 12:00 at Limmatquai, on the Rathausbruecke
Markthalle im Viadukt: fresh vegetables, bread, meat, cheese, wine, as well as non-food products. From 08:00 to 20:00. Located under the train viaduct
Rosenhof Market: Swiss handcrafts, gourmet foods, clothing, jewellery, ceramics, precious stones, leather goods and antiques. Open March to December, 10:00 to 17:00. At Rosenhof
Buerkliplatz Flea Market: Antiques, secondhand goods, jewellery and other valuables. From May to October, 08:00 to 16:00. Located at Buerkliplatz
Kanzlei Flea Market: Huge flea market with secondhand goods including art, furniture, jewellery, cameras, books, toys, clothing and antiques. Crèche service available between 12:00 and 14:00 for children aged 3 to 8 (except during summer holidays. Open 08:00 to 16:00 at Kanzleistrasse 56
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Lucerne Canton
Monday If you know of a market, let us know - use the suggestion form at the bottom of the page
Tuesday Fish Market: Fresh fish specialities from the Lucerne area. From 07:00 to 13:00. Located on Unter der Egg
General Market: Vegetables, fruits, meat and flowers. From 07:00 to 13:00 at Rathausquai, Unter der Egg and at Bahnhofstrasse
Wednesday Monthly Market: General goods market on the first Wednesday of the month from March to December, before public holidays until 17:00). Located at the Bahnhofstrasse / Jesuitenplatz.
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Friday Fish Market: Fresh fish specialities from the Lucerne area. From 07:00 to 13:00. Located on Unter der Egg
Saturday Fish Market: Fresh fish specialities from the Lucerne area. From 07:00 to 13:00. Located on Unter der Egg
General Market: Vegetables, fruits, meat and flowers. From 07:00 to 13:00 at Rathausquai, Unter der Egg and at Bahnhofstrasse
Flea Market: Art, secondhand goods, antiques, books and clothing. From May to October, starting at 07:00. Located at the untere Burgerstrasse, on the Reusssteg and on the Reussplatz
Handicrafts Market: Market selling homemade arts and crafts from local artists and craftsmen. Open from 07:00 to 16:00, on the first Saturday of the month, between April and November. In December it becomes a Christmas market. Located on the Weinmarkt
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Basel Canton
Monday General Market: Fruits, vegetables, flowers, meat, mushrooms, honey, wine, coffee, tea, bread and handcraft articles. From 06:00 to 19:00. Located in front of the Rathaus
Tuesday General Market: Fruits, vegetables, flowers, meat, mushrooms, honey, wine, coffee, tea, bread and handcraft articles. From 06:00 to 19:00. Located in front of the Rathaus
Wednesday General Market: Fruits, vegetables, flowers, meat, mushrooms, honey, wine, coffee, tea, bread and handcraft articles. From 06:00 to 19:00. Located in front of the Rathaus
Flea Market: Art, secondhand goods, antiques, books and clothing. Every second and fourth Wednesday of the month from 07:00 to 19:00 at Barfuesserplatz
Thursday General Market: Fruits, vegetables, flowers, meat, mushrooms, honey, wine, coffee, tea, bread and handcraft articles. From 06:00 to 19:00. Located in front of the Rathaus
Friday General Market: Fruits, vegetables, flowers, meat, mushrooms, honey, wine, coffee, tea, bread and handcraft articles. From 06:00 to 19:00. Located in front of the Rathaus
Saturday General Market: Fruits, vegetables, flowers, meat, mushrooms, honey, wine, coffee, tea, bread and handcraft articles. From 06:00 to 19:00. Located in front of the Rathaus 
Flea Market: Art, secondhand goods, antiques, books and clothing. From 07:30 to 16:00 at Petersplatz
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Berne Canton
Monday If you know of a market, let us know - use the suggestion form at the bottom of the page
Tuesday Waisenhausplatz: Clothes, fruits, vegetables, secondhand books and paraphernalia. From 08:00 to 18:00 
Bundesplatz Märit: Fresh vegetable, fruit, meat and flowers. From 06:00 to 12:00
Meat Market: Meat specialities from the Berne area sold by farmers and butchers from 08:00 to 12:00. Located on Münstergasse
Wednesday If you know of a market, let us know - use the suggestion form at the bottom of the page
Thursday Baeritmärit: General goods market from 09:00 to 20:00 from April to October.  Located on the Waisenhausplatz
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Saturday Waisenhausplatz: Clothes, fruits, vegetables, secondhand books and paraphernalia. From 08:00 to 18:00 
Bundesplatz Märit: Fresh vegetable, fruit, meat and flowers. From 06:00 to 12:00
Meat Market: Meat specialities from the Berne area sold by farmers and butchers from 08:00 to 12:00. Located on Münstergasse
Handicrafts Market: Homemade arts and crafts from local artists. From 08:00 to 16:00, on the first Saturday of the month between March and December. On the Muensterplattform
Flea Market: Secondhand goods for sale on the third Saturday of the month between May and October. On the Mühleplatz
Sunday Fleamarket Reitschule Bern: Secondhand goods, clothes, books, art, antiques and general bric-a-brac. From 08:00 to 16:00 on the first Sunday of each month
Zug Canton
Saturday General Market: Vegetables and other goods produced by local farmers. From April to October on the Dorfplatz of Huenenberg
Brogge Maert: Crafts market on the wooden bridge of the Reuss, which connects Huenenberg with Sins

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