Engelberg offers you almost limitless possibilities to enjoy the beautiful nature, the mountains and the village - a mountain vacation as one dreams of. If you want to experience even more "Switzerland", you can make great excursions from Engelberg. Here are some suggestions in the region of Lucerne and Lake Lucerne.

Zoo / Animal Parks

Would you like to get up close and personal with fascinating animals or learn more about species and nature conservation? Then these destinations are just the right choice:

Animal Park Arth Goldau

The Goldau Nature and Animal Park is home to around 100 native and European wild animal species.

Toni's Zoo

400 animals from 100 different species await you in our family zoo.

Knie's children's zoo

Knies children zoo - Animals up close!

Museums / Culture

Learn more about the past times in one of the various museums or memorials in Central Switzerland.


Lake Lucerne is only about 30 minutes away by car. Many sights await you there, which offer you the perfect contrast to your mountain vacation.

Musegg Wall

It is the medieval landmark of Lucerne and was built in the 13th century as a city fortification. Originally, an inner and an outer ring protected the city from enemy attacks.

The Musegg Wall is still 870m long, approx. 9m high and 1.5m wide. This makes it the longest city wall preserved in one piece in Switzerland.

Shopping & Sightseeing

Shopping enthusiasts and bon vivants will not miss out in Lucerne. Numerous shops, restaurants and cafés invite you to linger.







Fox Trail

Foxtrail - Follow the trail of the fox with your family, friends or work colleagues in central Switzerland.

Lake Lucerne boat trip

From the nostalgic steamship with art nouveau saloon to the ultra-modern yacht with convertible roof. The fleet of the Lake Lucerne Navigation Company (SGV) AG offers something for everyone with its 5 paddle steamers and 14 motor ships.

"Chugelibahn" Glasi Hergiswil

The 7-metre-high marble run was made from many glasses from the Glasi collection by artist Alex Schmid. Glass balls to play with are available from the vending machine or in the Glasi shops.

Sculpture Park Ennetbürgen

Embedded in the world of mountains and lakes, 39 sculptures by renowned artists are ready and waiting in the Ennetbürger Allmend for explorers, families and those interested in culture. The approximately three-kilometre-long walk in the Ennetbürgen Sculpture Park is worth a visit in any weather and at any time of year.


On the track of nature.

Mobility Car

Almost like a rental car, only even more flexible.
Digital, spontaneous and always nearby.