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Things to do in Baar

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Mall
“Shopping mall to buy groceries and do some shopping. There are also some restaurants (Italian, Thai, Japanese), coffee shops and bakeries.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Establishment
“A short walk to the old town, which is located directly on the Zugersse, definitely worth it. Nearby are cafes and restaurants.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“This isn't just a good bar, you can also have a pretty decent meal here. The Burgers (incl. vegi) are really good.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Outdoors & Recreation
“The Höllgrotten Caves are unique drip stone caverns near the Zugs neighboring town Baar. The variety of the rock formations and the changes in form and color are great ti visit with kids. Perfect for a trip on a rainy day. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“Best steaks in town. If you like meat, this is a place you have to check out. Make a reservation tho, and they are only open from Mo-Fri. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Sports Bar
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  • 3 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“The fancy bar right next to the hockey stadium Bossard Arena. Enjoy the great view, while having a cocktail and good company. :) ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Trendy restaurant with great atmosphere right at the lake. Just a few minutes walk along the lake shore from the city center. Perfect in Summer, for lunch or in the evening for a "sunset dinner". Recommended to reserve beforehand. Staff speaks English.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Hockey Arena
“Bosshard Arena is the arena where the EV Zug plays his games. This is a swiss 1st league ice hockey team. You can go also for lunch or if you like skating on your own”
  • 4 locals recommend
History Museum
“The cyttower also displays the month, moon position, weekday and leap year. It was built as a passageway in the oldest ring of walls in Zug. Later on, the prison and the fire chamber were located in it. Today the 52-metre-high tower is accessible to everyone - and a first-class experience.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Museum
“Weil es sich lohnt, dies gut erhaltene Burg aus dem 12. Jahrhundert zu besichtigen und weil es regelmäßig interessante Sonderausstellungen hat. www.burgzug.ch”
  • 3 locals recommend
Movie Theater
  • 1 local recommends
Route
“Seebad Seeliken is a great place in Summer to take a swim in the lake, relax at the shore and enjoy beautiful sunsets. There is a small bar offering some food, snacks and drinks. No entrance fee.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of my favorite restaurants in Zug. In the old town, right at the lake shore. Perfect for nice summer days. Staff is multilingual - for sure fluent in English, Italian, German.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bus Station
“The shopping mall is not too far and has a lot to offer in terms of shopping.”
  • 1 local recommends
Indie Movie Theater

Top restaurants

BBQ Joint
“Best steaks in town. If you like meat, this is a place you have to check out. Make a reservation tho, and they are only open from Mo-Fri. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Trendy restaurant with great atmosphere right at the lake. Just a few minutes walk along the lake shore from the city center. Perfect in Summer, for lunch or in the evening for a "sunset dinner". Recommended to reserve beforehand. Staff speaks English.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of my favorite restaurants in Zug. In the old town, right at the lake shore. Perfect for nice summer days. Staff is multilingual - for sure fluent in English, Italian, German.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Theater
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Restaurant and Lounge. Great Italian hospitality and atmosphere. Especially in the courtyard on a nice summer evening. Hidden gem! :)”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Ein Ort für bodenständige Schweizer Küche. Sehr gemütlich und kinderfreundlich, riesige Portionen zu einem guten Preis. Lust auf das beste und größten Cordon Bleu der Stadt? Besuchen Sie das Restaurant Brandenberg!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Exklusive österreichische Küche. Eines meiner Lieblingsrestaurants in Zug direkt am Wasser. Gut für Geschäfts- und Candle-Light-Dinner. Das hat natürlich einen gewissen Preis, aber es lohnt sich.”
  • 3 locals recommend

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