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Sports & Wellbeing

Zurich a city on the run, or on your bike! At your own pace, it’s a great place to keep in shape.

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The nature around Lake Zurich offers unlimited possibilities for bikers, hikers and joggers. On secluded hiking paths or in the lush forests, sport fans can practice and at the same time enjoy the spectacular landscape around Lake Zurich.

Feel like a local and explore the Lakeside by bicycle or E-bike. Biking fans can find numerous short trails and longer tour routes for excursions near ALEX.

For exercise on the water, ALEX can arrange rowing training classes with professionals for you.

Whether you would like to take part in the local Yoga classes, or use the nearby tennis courts, or you would like to practice your putting skills on the local greens, there is plenty of options to choose from.

Our Guest Service can help to arrange reservations, help you find the right equipment and organise the hire locally. Please contact us on email [email protected].

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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

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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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