Klewenalp & Beckenried - Central Switzerland

Lovely walks with views over the lake

 
About Klewenalp & Beckenried

Available: mid May-end Oct.

Costs

Tell Pass: FREE 

Swiss Travel Pass: FREE to Beckenried and then 50% discount

Half Fare Card: 45 Sfr from Lucerne

Soak up the sun and forget about everyday life ... Klewenalp is the Central Switzerland mountain where you can relax in some truly scenic surroundings. The beautiful hiking paradise is suitable for all ages and the views high above Lake Lucerne are stunning. 


Highlights

Beckenried

This lakeside resort is where you alight from the boat and the start of your mountain adventure. A charming place for a coffee before you head to the Klewenalp.

Walking

There are plenty of walks from the Klewenalp including a wheelchair accessible route. You can walk from Klewenalp to picturesque Stockhütte for more scenic view and take another cable car down to Emmetten and a walk/bus ride back to the boat. 

Bikeboard Stockhütte-Emmetten

Enjoy a ride descending rapidly from the Stockhütte to Emmetten. This new form of sports equipment is easy to use and guaranteed fun. Start at the top station of the gondola and enjoy the 5.7 km long descent to Emmetten. Hire is around 10 Sfrs per trip including helmet. Bike boarding is suitable for ages 12 upwards.

Ricola Herb Garden

The Panorama is a newly designed Ricola herb garden. Medicinal herbs are planted in the spring and the circular layout of the garden provides information about the 13 herbs that go in to each Ricola herbal sweet.

Petting zoo

There is a petting zoo for children to enjoy on the Klewenalp with mini pigs, goats, rabbits, ducks and chickens. 

Marmots

The marmot families look forward to your visit and are located in the marmot enclosure right next to the Klewenbahn mountain station. The marmot is undoubtedly the most famous animal in the alpine fauna and you can see them until about mid-September. 


Directions

Take a leisurely cruise along the lake from Lucerne to Beckenried. From here you'll take the cable car up to Klewenalp, the beautiful mountain for walking with great views over Lake Lucerne.

More excursions in the region

There are numerous wonderful days out to enjoy in this beautiful area. From incomparable mountain vistas to leisurely cruises on a nostalgic paddle steamer, walks through stunning scenery and a whole host of fabulous journeys on mountain railways, cable cars and funiculars.

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Your choice of resorts

The heart of Switzerland is blessed with beautiful lakes and mountains views. You can choose to stay in charming Lucerne, from which it is all easily accessible, or opt for a more peaceful village beside the lake or up in the mountains.

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