You can throw balls anywhere. But there are some very special places in town. small list.
Pétanque means: feet together. The rules of this sport are simple. It’s the small goal ball, The Cochonnet to get as close as possible to your balls. You can throw bowling everywhere: in gardens, in the front yard, on specially designed walkways. Of course, there have been long lists in Zurich of the best places. We’ll go our own way for once.
It is of course Le-Number-1 hit. It is the most beautiful place ever. Sure, it’s nice to play under the trees. There are also interesting faults on the ground due to the roots, players have to carefully read the terrain. It’s a bit like Place Sathonay in Lyon, here you can turn a little, keyword: cross-pétanque. The French way of life is also celebrated at the Lindenhof. A man wearing a hat. When he means Lake Neuchâtel, he says “Neuchateler See”. Speaking of sports: With the Pétanque 60+ Lindenhof Edition, you don’t have to bend over, as the magnetic strings catch the balls. Flint Tris.
There are two petanque clubs in Zurich. Wolliboule Club Pétanque (meeting point: Hans-Asper-Schulhaus in Wollishofen). As for the Pétanque Club in Zurich, it was founded in 1968. Its headquarters is Josefwiese. La beret. Zero sling. But sports caps. It’s serious how they play here. Bottled beer on the tables outside is also part of the seriousness.
5 . pulse
One would expect: office area, Heureka on Bellerive-Strasse, Artergut, Oberer Letten. All the good places. This is where Pulse 5, “Area 5 mixed-use building complex” (Wikipedia) comes into play. Versatile uses also include petanque, which is played here on the gravel floor around birch trees.
Insider advice came from the technical director. The place is so secretive that we couldn’t find it at first. Like I said: You can throw balls anywhere. Also on this small path between the wall and the sidewalk.