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Skating in Switzerland

Skating events

slowUp

slowUps are motorized-traffic-free experience days organized by SwitzerlandMobility. and promote the pleasure of exercise with cycling and skating. For these events, some 30 km of roads in an attractive landscape are closed to motorized traffic for a day. A varied fringe programme along the route ensures a festive mood for young and old, groups and families, pleasure seekers and action addicts, couples in love and lonely hearts.
slowUps are motorized-traffic-free experience days organized by SwitzerlandMobility. and promote the pleasure of exercise with cycling and skating. For these events, some 30 km of roads in an attractive landscape are closed to motorized traffic for a day. A varied fringe programme along the route ensures a festive mood for young and old, groups and families, pleasure seekers and action addicts, couples in love and lonely hearts. The slowUp idea has resulted in a series of national events, one of the largest in terms of the number of active participants. Some 500,000 people take part every year.

www.slowup.ch (in French or German)

Monday Night Skate

Monday Night Skate events are guided trips of around two hours on inline skates through the most attractive Swiss towns. They take place on Monday evenings from May to October and cover about 20 km.Good brakes are essential, participation is free. The events offer a wide public the exceptional opportunity to enjoy warm summer evenings with likeminded people and to discover unknown corners of a town on public roads. The Monday Night Skate has become the largest inline skating event in Switzerland.

www.nightskate.ch