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Zurich Destination Guide

Overview

Offering authentic Swiss lakeside living in modern design, Alex Lake Zurich is located on the water’s edge of Lake Zurich set against the spectacular backdrop of the Swiss Alps and just a short drive away from Zurich, Zug and the mountain regions.

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Zurich is Switzerland’s centre of economic life and education. Located in the heart of Europe, the city offers all the modern amenities of a cosmopolitan metropolis, without sacrificing its natural side.

Zurich has for years ranked among the world’s top cities in terms of quality of life. Famous for its renowned universities, world famous galleries and excellent medical services.

A scenic eight kilometers drive along the water’s edge brings you from Zurich city to Alex Lake Zurich in Thalwil.

Explore the city and the famous Bahnhofstrasse with its glamorous shops and boutiques, a wide selection of diverse restaurants, historic churches and Roman relicts in the old town, visit the majestic Opera House near Bellevue Square and indulge in the diversity of numerous galleries and museums across the whole the city.

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ALEX is located in the municipality of Thalwil in the canton of Zurich and along the A3 motorway from Zurich to Chur.

Downtown Zurich is a 15 minute (View Directions) drive away and Zug is only 30 mins (View Directions)

Valet parking is available 24 hours. Prior parking reservation is recommended.

Zurich International Airport (ZUR) is less than 40 minutes from ALEX.

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Public transportation provides a comfortable way to get to Thalwil station, which is in walking distance to ALEX.

Zurich Main Station can be reached within 10 minutes while Zug Station is 14 minutes away. Trains run every 10 minutes taking 8 minutes to Zurich main station and 30 minutes to the international airport.

10 min to Zurich main station

30 min to Zurich airport

14 min to Zug

Train Information

ALEX is in walking distance to Thalwil boat station. In the summer, trips to Zurich and Rapperswil are scheduled regularly.

Guests can also board the ALEX House Boat for complimentary boat trip to Zurich downtown. Additional trips upon request and extra charge.

49 min to Zurich

Thalwil Boat Station Timetable

20 min to Zurich on the ALEX House Boat
(starting from August 2019)

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