FZX, the leisure center Xanten offers a unique combination of water sports, bathing fun and leisure activities.

The two interconnected lakes (Xanten North & South Sea) have an area of ​​around 250 hectares, which provide almost perfect conditions for water sports enthusiasts.

FZX is a popular excursion destination in the region of the lower rhine.



Water sports in the leisure center Xanten: The leisure center Xanten offers opportunities for numerous water sports. In the port facilities with restaurants, sailors will not only find a place to berth, but also a place to relax. The natural lido Xantener Südsee has a 1000 meter long sandy beach and invites you to swim with its clean and clear water. The water ski cable car is also very popular, but only open during the season. On the other hand, the FinnWell sauna area is open all year round with themed saunas, a massage area, solariums, bistro and much more that contributes to relaxation. Not to be forgotten are the diving opportunities, as well as the diverse range of courses and the popular events such as the open-air cabaret, the beach party and the “Xanten Oktoberfest”.

Party in FZX : The diverse range of leisure activities on the Xanten North and South Seas also offers numerous opportunities and arrangements to celebrate. Perhaps this is also an alternative for your next party? Celebrate your birthday or your company outing in the beautiful surroundings of the FZX. Experience a wonderful day at the lake on a raft trip or a barbecue party. The children’s birthday parties are very popular with children, such as the “pirate sailing”, where the children receive a real pirate hat and then “set sail”. The helpful team at the Freizeit-Zentrum-Xanten naturally takes care of the physical well-being of the guests.

Sailing & surfing in the leisure center Xanten: The sailing school Xantener Nordsee, for example, offers interested parties not only an introductory sailing tour but also a simple introduction to sailing. Of course, you can also acquire sailing licenses and take exams here.
Surfers will find an interesting area with a lot of variety, and for a fee they can deposit their equipment at the Wardt harbor.
An interesting sculpture park awaits divers under the surface of the water, which is around 15 meters deep in the Xanten South Sea. The water sports center provides information.
The water ski cable car can be driven at different speeds, so that it is suitable for both beginners and professionals. Beginners can also learn to water ski here. Leisure Center Xanten (FZX)

Recreation & relaxation in the leisure center Xanten: Those who prefer to relax will find plenty of space on the long sandy beach of the lido! There are also some play equipment available for children. Hikers and walkers appreciate the more than 15 kilometers long bike and hiking trails around the two lakes and enjoy the peace and nature at the lake. To round off the eventful day, the Sauna & Wellness Center “FinnWell” offers an attractive offer all year round, including, for example, steam baths, Kelo log cabin sauna, sauna garden, herbal sauna and sanarium, to name just a few. The Plaza del Mar restaurant at the Xanten harbor has recently opened its doors at every time of the day and year.

FZX Freizeit Zentrum Xanten at a glance

Natural open-air lido
Water ski facility
Finn Well sauna
Xanten harbor
Plaza del Mar restaurant
Sailing school
Surfing opportunities

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Address: Am Meerend 2, 46509 Xanten

Opening Times : See Homepage

Tickets: online / box office

Internet: https://f-z-x.de

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