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Klewenalp & Beckenried - Central Switzerland Lovely walks with views over the lake

From Lucerne 90 Sfr or 45 Sfr with your Half Fare Card. FREE travel with the Tell Pass. Free travel to Beckenried with the Swiss Travel Pass then 50% discount. 


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. 

The summer season for Klewenalp is from mid May to the start of November. Please click here for a map of Klewenalp and its surrounding countryside. 



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. Please click here for the map of the area showing the hiking routes

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. 



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 things to see and do in Central Switzerland

There are so many wonderful days out to enjoy in this beautiful area. There are incomparable mountain vistas to enjoy, 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.

Please CLICK HERE to find out more. 

Your choice of resorts and hotels in Central Switzerland

Not sure where to base yourself for this wonderful excursion? You can find out more about the Central Switzerland region, the selection of resorts and the list of hotels on this website. Alternatively we will be happy to help you with your holiday plans on 0800 619 1200.

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