Sachseln/Flüeli-Ranft

Lucerne - Lake Lucerne Region

Flüeli: Jugendstil-Hotel Paxmontana, Sarner See

Flüeli: Jugendstil-Hotel Paxmontana, Sarner See

Sachseln is located directly on Lake Sarnen, surrounded by lovely mountains. Älggialp forms the geographic centre of Switzerland. Flüeli-Ranft is a treasure of myths and spirituality. The village is the home of Brother Klaus, located on the Way of St. James.

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The nearby mountain areas of Melchsee-Frutt, Meiringen-Hasliberg and Engelberg offer everything hikers, bikers, mountain-bikers, fishermen and mountain climbers could wish for. The village itself offers several pleasant restaurant and hotels, as well as camp grounds and modern holiday apartments. Meet the locals at the small lakeside beach. Because of Flüeli-Ranft's central location, there are many excursion possibilities.

Highlights

  • Geographic middle of Switzerland – located on the nearby Älggialp (46° 48' 4" N, 8° 13' 36" E).
  • Lake Sarnen – occupies 7.5 square kilometres in the beautiful landscape between Obwalden's capital of Sarnen and the ascent to the Brünig Pass.
  • Museum dedicated to the life and times of Holy Brother Klaus – a permanent exhibition and constantly changing special displays on interesting topics lure enthusiastic visitors, pilgrims and tourists.
  • Pilgrims' church Sachseln – with Holy Brother Klaus' tomb.
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