Inspiration for your vacations

Engelberg, its surrounding mountains, and nearby Lake Lucerne offer an unbeat- able range of leisure activities for a week’s holiday in the Alps.
If you’re looking for inspiration, you need look no further. We have put togeth- er three different week-long programmes (not including day of arrival and depar- ture) of countless wonderful experiences.

Variant 1 The perfect mix

You love the mountains and want to enjoy your vacations, but also experience great adventures? Get inspired how your vacation week could look like with the perfect mix of fun, action, nature experience and relaxation.

DAY 1

Morning
Ride up to the Fürenalp, Alpine Cheese Trail  from Surenen to Blackenalp and Stäfeli, and back to Engelberg

Lunchtime
Visits  to your choice of rustic mountain restaurants and Alpine cheese dairies, including lunch, then the return hike to the Fürenalp valley station or to Engelberg

Afternoon
A refreshing dip in Sonnenberg swimming pool  or a visit  to Engelberg Abbey’s demonstration cheese dairy

Evening
A sociable fondue supper

DAY 2

Morning
Ride up the TITLIS, including Cliff Walk, Glacier Cave and Ice Flyer
 

Lunchtime
Lunch at the Trübsee Alpine Lodge

Afternoon
Hike  along the “Mountain Flowers Trail” from Trübsee to Gerschnialp
 

Evening
Stroll around the village, with drinks and nibbles
 

DAY 3

Morning
Bike training workshop

Lunchtime

Lunch on the sun terrace Trübsee Alpine Lodge,  Alpstübli or Bärghuis Jochpass 

Afternoon
Zooming along the Jochpass- Trail & Hells Bells Trail 

Evening
Après Bike in the Ski Lodge

DAY 4

All day
Excursion to Lucerne incl. sightseeing and shopping. Option of a boat ride on Lake Lucerne.
 

Evening
Cosy drinks and nibbles in Engelberg, followed by a supper
 

Tag 5

All day
Train ride to Grafenort followed by a ride on the rustic “Buiräbähnli” cable car from Mettlen to Rugisbalm and Lutersee. Hike around idyllic Lutersee lake and on to Engelberg

Evening
Farewell supper in the village

Variant 2 Energising in nature

Are you looking for sporting challenges, longing for summit experiences and want to reach the most beautiful natural sites under your own steam? Here comes the proposal for your weekly program under the motto "Recharge while letting off steam in nature - on the most beautiful sports field in the world".

DAY 1

All day
Four Lake bike tour or hike

Evening
Après bike/hike and supper in the village

DAY 2

Morning
Fürenalp via ferrata

Lunchtime
Lunch on the terrace of the Fürenalp restaurant, with panoramic views

Afternoon
Hike or cable-car ride back to Fürenalp valley station

Evening
Supper and spa at Sports Hotel Eienwäldli

DAY 3

All day
Ride on the rustic Diegisbalm Buiräbähnli cable car, followed by trail running or hiking on the new High Ridge Trail  from Alp Laucheren to Lutersee and Untertrübsee, where you can  take a break if you wish; Trottibike scooter ride back
down to Engelberg.

Evening
Supper in the village or at your accommodation 

DAY 4

All day
Cable-car ride up to the Brunni, hiking the Walenstöcke circular trail. Return to the Brunni: refreshments, a dip in the Härzlisee lake and Tandem paragliding flight (book in advance)
 

Evening
Sociable fondue supper

DAY 5

All day
Bike tour along parts of the Alpine Cheese Trail to the Surenen Pass, riding the exciting trail (1,800 metres of descent) from Brüsti-Attighausen to Flüelen, then either return to Engelberg on public transport or continue the tour to Stans railway station via bike arena Emmetten.

Evening
Farewell supper in the village

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Variant 3 active family holiday

Are you looking for the perfect place for you and your loved ones to spend a sporty family vacation? Find here a varied weekly program with highlights for big and small climbers.

DAY 1

Morning
Cable-car ride up to Ristis, "Globis Treasure Hunt" hike

Lunchtime
Picnic by the Härzlisee lake or lunch at the Brunni mountain hut. Playing, bathing and relaxing

Afternoon
Journey back down the valley, stopping off at Ristis. Time at Globi's Alpine Playground and a ride on the summer toboggan run; journey back down to Engelberg 

Afternoon
Supper in the village or at your lodging 

DAY 2

All day
Excursion to Lucerne, visit to Glasi Hergiswil glass-making experience and/or the Swiss Museum of Transport, followed by a stroll around the town. Option of a boat ride on Lake Lucerne to the museum

Evening
Pizza in Engelberg

DAY 3

Morning
Ride up the TITLIS, including Cliff Walk, Glacier Grotto and Ice Flyer 

Lunchtime
Lunch at Trübsee Alpine Lodge

Afternoon
Time at the Smugglers & Sumpters playground. Visit to the Trübsee Adventure Park with rowing and kayaking

Evening
Supper in the village or at your accommodation 

DAY 4

Morning
Ride on the funicular railway to Gerschnialp. A short walk to visit the Gerschnialp Alpine Dairy. A short hike to Untertrübsee

Lunchtime
Lunch in the Restaurant Untertrübsee,, followed by an exhilarating ride on the Trottibike scooter down to Engelberg

Afternoon
A refreshing dip in Sonnenberg swimming pool

Evening
Visit to the cinema

DAY 5

Morning
Visit to the Rope Park

Lunchtime
Barbecue by the river Engelberger Aa

Afternoon
Time at the Robinson playground Grotzenwäldli in Horbis

Evening
Farewell supper in the village