950 - 1'630 m a.s.l. >>The sun terrace Amden lies at the foot of the Churfirsten above the Walensee lake. Thanks to the south facing position protected by mountains the area enjoys an ideal year round climate with lots of sunshine. Cosy, family-friendly holiday village and mountain health resort with 1'700 inhabitants 4 km from lake, on a plateau, in an idyllic position with beautiful view, 60 km east from Zürich, 35 km south-east from Rapperswil. In the resort: supermarket, grocery, butchery, bakery, post office, bank, restaurant, bar, folklore evenings, concerts, evening entertainment, museum, attractions. Indoor aquatic centre, sauna, massage. Besides: doctor. Access: motorway A3 Zürich - Chur, exit number 45 "Weesen-Amden". Then road Weesen - Amden. Access via a good mountain road. Access by train Zürich - Ziegelbrücke - Chur. Railway station "Weesen". Bus connection. Glarus 20 km. Sargans 35 km.
All watersports available in Weesen 5 km. Sandy beach, 400 m long, up to 40 m wide, gently sloping, with beach facilities, suitable for children. Stoney beach, 160 m long, up to 30 m wide, gently shelving, with beach facilities, suitable for children. Rocky beach, 300 m long, up to 20 m wide, steeply sloping, with beach facilities. Bathing bay, 100 m long, up to 30 m wide, steeply shelving, with beach facilities. Diving, sailing, surfing, sailing school, water skiing, canoeing, rowing. Tennis (2 outdoor courts 500 m), golf course, 2 more golf courses within a radius from 30 - 40 km. Fishing (permit required). Paragliding, beach volleybally court, total 6 mountain lifts and cableways. 110 km hiking paths, mountain tours. 49 km mountain bike routes. Children's playground. Canyoning.
Ski-region Amden/Arvenbühl, from 950 m. 2 chair lifts, 3 drag lifts, 1 children's ski lift. 8 ski runs, total length 20 km (50 % easy, 50 % intermediate). Ski school (downhill, cross country), snowboard school, children's ski school from 3 years old. 7 km cross country ski tracks in the region, winter walking paths 12 km. 1 toboggan run (long 500 m). Natural ice rink, curling. Ski bus (free of charge). Further ski-regions: Flumserberg at 19 km, Elm at 40 km, Pizol at 35 km. In Winter: please take snow chains.