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Trübsee high plateau

Four lakes walk

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Hiking Highlights

More than 500 km of hiking trails await you in Engelberg, where you can leave your everyday life far behind on unforgettable tours in the midst of an impressive mountain world. Countless well-signposted routes - from leisurely to high alpine and easy to difficult - promise you a fantastic nature experience.
Why Engelberg is one of the most popular hiking regions in Switzerland and why you should plan your next hike or vacation here, we tell you now.

Landscape of contrasts

Engelberg's fantastic natural and mountain world stretches from the valley floor at 1000 high up at 3000 meters above sea level. Lush meadows, forests and wildly romantic alpine pastures contrast with the more rugged altitudes and peaks covered with snow all year round. Marvel at the impressive scenery from afar on a leisurely hike or embark on a high alpine summit tour - the choice is yours!

Landscape of contrasts

Engelberg's fantastic natural and mountain world stretches from the valley floor at 1000 high up at 3000 meters above sea level. Lush meadows, forests and wildly romantic alpine pastures contrast with the more rugged altitudes and peaks covered with snow all year round. Marvel at the impressive scenery from afar on a leisurely hike or embark on a high alpine summit tour - the choice is yours!

Landscape of contrasts

Engelberg's fantastic natural and mountain world stretches from the valley floor at 1000 high up at 3000 meters above sea level. Lush meadows, forests and wildly romantic alpine pastures contrast with the more rugged altitudes and peaks covered with snow all year round. Marvel at the impressive scenery from afar on a leisurely hike or embark on a high alpine summit tour - the choice is yours!

Landscape of contrasts

Engelberg's fantastic natural and mountain world stretches from the valley floor at 1000 high up at 3000 meters above sea level. Lush meadows, forests and wildly romantic alpine pastures contrast with the more rugged altitudes and peaks covered with snow all year round. Marvel at the impressive scenery from afar on a leisurely hike or embark on a high alpine summit tour - the choice is yours!

For small and big alpinists

For your family you will find plenty themed hiking trails in Engelberg, so that, for example, during an exciting treasure hunt the legs almost run by themselves. In addition, numerous water and adventure playgrounds in the valley and on the mountain ensure great excitement for the little ones!

For small and big alpinists

For your family you will find plenty themed hiking trails in Engelberg, so that, for example, during an exciting treasure hunt the legs almost run by themselves. In addition, numerous water and adventure playgrounds in the valley and on the mountain ensure great excitement for the little ones!

For small and big alpinists

For your family you will find plenty themed hiking trails in Engelberg, so that, for example, during an exciting treasure hunt the legs almost run by themselves. In addition, numerous water and adventure playgrounds in the valley and on the mountain ensure great excitement for the little ones!

For small and big alpinists

For your family you will find plenty themed hiking trails in Engelberg, so that, for example, during an exciting treasure hunt the legs almost run by themselves. In addition, numerous water and adventure playgrounds in the valley and on the mountain ensure great excitement for the little ones!

Theme hikes

The 43km long alpine cheese trail is certainly "the star" among Engelberg's themed hikes. But there are many other routes where you can learn interesting facts about the local flora and fauna or immerse yourself in the history and traditions of the valley.

Theme hikes

The 43km long alpine cheese trail is certainly "the star" among Engelberg's themed hikes. But there are many other routes where you can learn interesting facts about the local flora and fauna or immerse yourself in the history and traditions of the valley.

Theme hikes

The 43km long alpine cheese trail is certainly "the star" among Engelberg's themed hikes. But there are many other routes where you can learn interesting facts about the local flora and fauna or immerse yourself in the history and traditions of the valley.

Theme hikes

The 43km long alpine cheese trail is certainly "the star" among Engelberg's themed hikes. But there are many other routes where you can learn interesting facts about the local flora and fauna or immerse yourself in the history and traditions of the valley.

Multiday hikes

You want to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life for a weekend or even longer? Numerous high-altitude hiking trails and mountain accommodations offer you the opportunity to do just that: take a deep breath, recharge your batteries and experience incomparably beautiful sunrises and sunsets. Get out of the city, into nature. Your next mountain adventure is waiting for you!

Multiday hikes

You want to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life for a weekend or even longer? Numerous high-altitude hiking trails and mountain accommodations offer you the opportunity to do just that: take a deep breath, recharge your batteries and experience incomparably beautiful sunrises and sunsets. Get out of the city, into nature. Your next mountain adventure is waiting for you!

Multiday hikes

You want to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life for a weekend or even longer? Numerous high-altitude hiking trails and mountain accommodations offer you the opportunity to do just that: take a deep breath, recharge your batteries and experience incomparably beautiful sunrises and sunsets. Get out of the city, into nature. Your next mountain adventure is waiting for you!

Multiday hikes

You want to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life for a weekend or even longer? Numerous high-altitude hiking trails and mountain accommodations offer you the opportunity to do just that: take a deep breath, recharge your batteries and experience incomparably beautiful sunrises and sunsets. Get out of the city, into nature. Your next mountain adventure is waiting for you!

Mountain railways/ Buiräbähnli

In addition to the two large mountain railway companies, the Engelberg Valley has numerous historic-looking small cable cars - the Buiräbähnli. They serve the farmers for various transport purposes, but also carry tourists and hikers. A real insider tip to make the ascent to the start of great high-altitude hikes easier or to make the descent more "knee-friendly".

Mountain railways/ Buiräbähnli

In addition to the two large mountain railway companies, the Engelberg Valley has numerous historic-looking small cable cars - the Buiräbähnli. They serve the farmers for various transport purposes, but also carry tourists and hikers. A real insider tip to make the ascent to the start of great high-altitude hikes easier or to make the descent more "knee-friendly".

Mountain railways/ Buiräbähnli

In addition to the two large mountain railway companies, the Engelberg Valley has numerous historic-looking small cable cars - the Buiräbähnli. They serve the farmers for various transport purposes, but also carry tourists and hikers. A real insider tip to make the ascent to the start of great high-altitude hikes easier or to make the descent more "knee-friendly".

Mountain railways/ Buiräbähnli

In addition to the two large mountain railway companies, the Engelberg Valley has numerous historic-looking small cable cars - the Buiräbähnli. They serve the farmers for various transport purposes, but also carry tourists and hikers. A real insider tip to make the ascent to the start of great high-altitude hikes easier or to make the descent more "knee-friendly".

Multiday Hikes

You want to tackle a longer hike that challenges you and takes you to the most beautiful places in the Engelberg mountains? Then let yourself be inspired by these tours - it's best to try them all out!

Walenstöcke

24.5 km, difficult

On this beautiful high mountain tour, you will hike around the 7 Stöcke and most of the time through untouched, protected mountain landscape. The circular hiking trail starts and ends in Ristis.

Surenenpass

24 km, difficult

The Surenenpass hike is part of the Via Alpina. It leads you from Engelberg through the wild and romantic Surenen with rushing waterfalls over the Surenen Pass to Attinghausen. The return journey is by train.

Gratwanderung Stans-Engelberg

27 km, difficult

The ridge hike starts on the Stanserhorn and is a challenging but uniquely beautiful day hike that requires a bit of surefootedness. With an overnight stay in a tent on the Lauchernalp, it is also perfect for a weekend excursion.

Walenpfad

11 km, moderate

With the Walenpfad you choose one of the most beautiful high-altitude hikes in Switzerland as a day tour. On mostly narrow but nevertheless very well maintained paths, the trail leads you from Brunni to Bannalp. The route can be walked in both directions and with public transport support it becomes a round trip.

Aaschlucht-Lutersee-Engelberg

difficult

From Engelberg, you first walk through meadows and forests up to the idyllic Lutersee. From there, there is an entertaining descent to the Buiräbähnli Lutersee-Rugisbalm-Mettlen, which will take you comfortably down into the valley. Through the wild and romantic Aasch gorge you hike back to Engelberg.

Easy hikes

Are you looking for an easy hike that is also suitable for beginners or families? Here you will find the most beautiful tours that guarantee you full enjoyment and wonderful views.

Mountain flower trail

On the mountain flower path you hike from the middle station Trübsee along the lake to Obertrübsee. The descent is made easier by the "Alplerseil". Once you have reached the bottom, the second section leads you to the Gerschnialp station.

Mountain flower trail

On the mountain flower path you hike from the middle station Trübsee along the lake to Obertrübsee. The descent is made easier by the "Alplerseil". Once you have reached the bottom, the second section leads you to the Gerschnialp station.

Mountain flower trail

On the mountain flower path you hike from the middle station Trübsee along the lake to Obertrübsee. The descent is made easier by the "Alplerseil". Once you have reached the bottom, the second section leads you to the Gerschnialp station.

Mountain flower trail

On the mountain flower path you hike from the middle station Trübsee along the lake to Obertrübsee. The descent is made easier by the "Alplerseil". Once you have reached the bottom, the second section leads you to the Gerschnialp station.

Dwaf path Bannalp

The pleasant circular trail leads around the idyllic Bannalpsee lake, in which the surrounding mountain peaks are beautifully reflected. Fireplaces with a supply of wood are available for barbecuing.

Dwaf path Bannalp

The pleasant circular trail leads around the idyllic Bannalpsee lake, in which the surrounding mountain peaks are beautifully reflected. Fireplaces with a supply of wood are available for barbecuing.

Dwaf path Bannalp

The pleasant circular trail leads around the idyllic Bannalpsee lake, in which the surrounding mountain peaks are beautifully reflected. Fireplaces with a supply of wood are available for barbecuing.

Dwaf path Bannalp

The pleasant circular trail leads around the idyllic Bannalpsee lake, in which the surrounding mountain peaks are beautifully reflected. Fireplaces with a supply of wood are available for barbecuing.

Engelberg AA Gorge trail

The adventure trail through the wild and romantic Aaschlucht Gorge leads you past boulders and over numerous bridges - always accompanied by the roar of the water masses. The numerous fireplaces and picnic areas along the way invite you to linger.

Engelberg AA Gorge trail

The adventure trail through the wild and romantic Aaschlucht Gorge leads you past boulders and over numerous bridges - always accompanied by the roar of the water masses. The numerous fireplaces and picnic areas along the way invite you to linger.

Engelberg AA Gorge trail

The adventure trail through the wild and romantic Aaschlucht Gorge leads you past boulders and over numerous bridges - always accompanied by the roar of the water masses. The numerous fireplaces and picnic areas along the way invite you to linger.

Engelberg AA Gorge trail

The adventure trail through the wild and romantic Aaschlucht Gorge leads you past boulders and over numerous bridges - always accompanied by the roar of the water masses. The numerous fireplaces and picnic areas along the way invite you to linger.

Brunni Trail

The panoramic circular hiking trail is a nature trail that leads gently uphill from Ristis to Brunnihütte. Flowery alpine meadows and a unique view of the Titlis and the surrounding mountain peaks are your constant companions.

Brunni Trail

The panoramic circular hiking trail is a nature trail that leads gently uphill from Ristis to Brunnihütte. Flowery alpine meadows and a unique view of the Titlis and the surrounding mountain peaks are your constant companions.

Brunni Trail

The panoramic circular hiking trail is a nature trail that leads gently uphill from Ristis to Brunnihütte. Flowery alpine meadows and a unique view of the Titlis and the surrounding mountain peaks are your constant companions.

Brunni Trail

The panoramic circular hiking trail is a nature trail that leads gently uphill from Ristis to Brunnihütte. Flowery alpine meadows and a unique view of the Titlis and the surrounding mountain peaks are your constant companions.

FÜRENALP-DAGENSTALL-WASSERFALL

Passing alpine meadows and a Schiefferstein quarry, you hike with a fantastic view of the monastery village Engelberg from the Fürenalp down to the valley station of the railroad. Various power spots invite you to recharge your batteries.

FÜRENALP-DAGENSTALL-WASSERFALL

Passing alpine meadows and a Schiefferstein quarry, you hike with a fantastic view of the monastery village Engelberg from the Fürenalp down to the valley station of the railroad. Various power spots invite you to recharge your batteries.

FÜRENALP-DAGENSTALL-WASSERFALL

Passing alpine meadows and a Schiefferstein quarry, you hike with a fantastic view of the monastery village Engelberg from the Fürenalp down to the valley station of the railroad. Various power spots invite you to recharge your batteries.

FÜRENALP-DAGENSTALL-WASSERFALL

Passing alpine meadows and a Schiefferstein quarry, you hike with a fantastic view of the monastery village Engelberg from the Fürenalp down to the valley station of the railroad. Various power spots invite you to recharge your batteries.