2022 Christmas Gift Guide

It’s the season for Christmas sweaters, over-the-top decorations, good company, and, of course, gift-giving! This year we have dedicated our annual holiday gift guide to local and unique gifts, some smaller, some larger, but all related to Zug.

Animal firelighters – Supporting a social cause
CHF 5 a piece

The zuwebe foundation offers supervised training and work for people with disabilities in the canton of Zug. Items are lovingly handmade, and these decorative wood firelighters are no exception. A unique gift for anybody with a fireplace and available in various animal shapes. Link

Zugerli confectionary – A traditional sweet treat
CHF 23.50 for a box of 8

ZUGERLI were invented in 1935 and are Zug's oldest chocolate specialty. Lesser known than the Zuger Kirschtorte they are a secret gem and just as delicious. Biscuit is soaked in kirsch and sandwiched between sponge and praline cream before being covered in chocolate… yum! Link 

EVZ Dine & View tickets – The local highlight
from CHF 195 per ticket

Ice hockey is part of Zug’s DNA. Watch EVZ defend their title in total comfort and style. Dine & View tickets for home games at the BOSSARD Arena include great seats, drinks and a meal, and are the perfect gift for any sports fan. Link

Solid wood chopping board – Swiss quality for home chefs
from CHF 50

PUNKT FURTER is the brand of a local carpentry based in Baar. Recently showcased at the Zug design fair AUS-ZUG, the limited range of homeware and furniture pieces truly standout. The chopping board is untreated and made from a single piece of wood. Available in various sizes, no board is the same. Link

Swiss rare single malt whisky – Shop small and regional
CHF 87 for 70cl 

The family-run Liwero Distillery located in Hünenberg has been producing their award-winning ChickenHill whisky since 1999. Hints of oak and cocoa testify to a perfect barrel selection and true craftsmanship. The perfect addition to any drinks collection. Link

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Freiruum gift voucher – One-size-fits-all
from CHF 10

You just can’t go wrong with a voucher for Freiruum in Zug. Perfect for a relaxed meal, a catchup with friends or afterwork drinks, and valid for the trampoline, parkour and kids’ areas too. Link

Bespoke outdoor jacket – Innovative and sustainable
CHF 749 for an insulated jacket

Cabrix is a Swiss outerwear brand based in Menzingen, which offers bespoke ski wear and more. All sourced materials as well as the entire supply chain are Swiss and pieces are sure to last for many many years. A great gift for the person who has it all. Link

Stand up paddleboarding experience – For sports and nature enthusiasts
CHF 69 for a beginner’s course

Stand up paddleboarding continues to gain popularity and is a water sport accessible to most. It is also an adventurous way to explore Lake Zug and make the most of warm summer days whilst staying active. Link

English Stand-up Comedy tickets – The mood booster
CHF 35 per ticket

For over 10 years now, the English Stand-up Comedy sessions at the Theatre Casino Zug have been a source of laughter. Comedians are the freshest, finest imports and the audience is a true melting pot of nations coming together to have a good time. Optionally pre-order fish and chips with beer for the fully British experience. Link

In love with Zug socks – For true Zug fans
CHF 15

Basics like socks have become absolute fashion staples. These white cotton socks are a fun gift for anybody who is in love with Zug and has a strong sneaker game. One size fits all and covers sizes 36 to 44. Link