The best openair cinemas in Switzerland Is there anything better than enjoying an open-air movie on a warm summer's evening?

Bonviva presents the best open-air cinemas in Switzerland – there's something for everyone!

Classic films outdoors with a cool drink and good friends – Switzerland has you covered with the following open-air cinemas.

Discover the Most Beautiful Open-Air Cinemas in Your Area!

Bonviva has selected the nine best: From the cozy film village in Laufen to the US-style drive-in in Hinwil, and even including lakeside film events.


Openair cinema, Laufen

August 18 - 27

The cozy film village
In Laufen, you will see a varied film program outdoors, combined with a wide range of delicacies.

Drive-In, Hinwil 

August 11 - 28

Movies from the comfort of your car
Enjoy movies such as Dirty Dancing, Grease, or The Blues Brothers from the comfort of your car.

Gässli, Basel

September 1 – 4

International short film festival
The magic of movies and festivals: In Basel, successful films are honored and filmmakers presented. 

Cinétransat, Geneva

July 14 – August 21

Magical film event on the lake
Classics, Bollywood movies, and nighttime karaoke make this event an absolute must.

Cinema at the castle yard, Oberhofen

August 5 – 19

Good things come in small packages
200 seats are waiting for the audience in front of the castle. International films are shown, accompanied by wine and a relaxing dinner.

Open-Air Cinema Xenix, Zurich

July 15 – August 20

Oasis for movie lovers
Cinema Xenix is a home for movies and a space for cinematic discoveries and discussions with young talent.

Open-Air Cinema, Lucerne

July 11 – August 19

Wide selection
Enormous open-air cinema, huge selection: Young and old have a lot to choose from, in various languages with subtitles.

Australian Open-Air Cinema, Schöftland

June 29 – August 27

Australian atmosphere
Watch movies outdoors on the roof of Cinema 8 with early screenings, an Aussie bar, and a ladies' night. 

Summer movies, Solothurn

August 18 – 23

Food and films for gourmets
For six nights, enjoy cinematic and culinary delights on the Krummturmschanze.

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