Alongside Sarner Lake
An easy ten-kilometer hike from Sarnen to Giswil leads via Sachseln past the beautiful Sarner Lake and offers impressive vistas of Obwalden's mountain world. At the start, you will be served at Restaurant Jordan a glass of apple cider and Obwalden's alpine cheese, as well as other small delicacies. Later, you'll savour a tasty soup at Hotel Belvoir. At Hotel Kreuz a colorful salad and a fish dinner await you in the regionally acclaimed and popular Restaurant Zollhaus. At the end of the tour, a variety of desserts tempt you at Restaurant Bahnhof in Giswil. This hiking tour is also suitable for baby strollers and wheelchair users.
Historic Hiking Trail
Giswil Learn effortlessly about village history on the historic hiking trail in Giswil. The trail passes ancient farmsteads and mineral fountains as well as Switzerland's last water-powered flail saw. At the start of the eleven-kilometer hike, Restaurant Bahnhof serves its house aperitif and local specialties, “Goodies from Giswil” (“Guets us Giswil“). At Hotel Krone the hors d'oeuvre awaits. The main course is served at Hotel Alpenrösli. At the conclusion of the tour, Restaurant Siesta delights your palate with a berry dessert.The Tourist Office in Giswil and the hotel owners and innkeepers of Giswil and Obwalden organize the culinary hiking and biking tours.
The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.