Flüeli-Ranft - Where Brother Klaus Lived

Flüeli-Ranft - Where Brother Klaus Lived

Niklaus von Flüe lived from 1417 until 1487, first as a farmer and councilman, then as a hermit in the Ranft Ravine. The mystic and peacemaker, who was canonized in 1947, is Switzerland's national saint and the patron of numerous churches. more

Hammetschwand lift and Felsenweg path

Hammetschwand lift and Felsenweg path

It created an absolute sensation when the hotel and railroad pioneer Franz-Josef Bucher-Durrer built the Hammetschwand lift at the Bürgenberg in 1905.more

From Lake Lucerne to Melchsee in 3 days

From Lake Lucerne...

Benediktus Trail, Walen Trail and the Four Lakes Hike, 3 of the most...more

Flüeli-Ranft - Where Brother Klaus Lived

Niklaus von Flüe lived from 1417 until 1487, first as a farmer and councilman, then as a hermit in the Ranft Ravine. The mystic and peacemaker, who was canonized in 1947, is Switzerland's national saint and the patron of numerous churches.

Niklaus von Flüe lived from 1417 until 1487, first as a farmer and councilman, then as a hermit in the Ranft Ravine. The mystic and peacemaker, who was canonized in 1947, is Switzerland's national saint and the patron of numerous churches.

Hammetschwand lift and Felsenweg path

It created an absolute sensation when the hotel and railroad pioneer Franz-Josef Bucher-Durrer built the Hammetschwand lift at the Bürgenberg in 1905.

The 152.8 meter-high lift to the Bürgenstock looks like a heaven-bound rocket.

Ricola Herb Garden

At the heart of Central Switzerland, Klewen Alp in Nidwalden is a true paradise for day-trippers. At 1,600 metres above sea level it offers a breathtaking panoramic view of Lake Lucerne and the surrounding mountain scenery.

From Lake Lucerne to Melchsee in 3 days

Benediktus Trail, Walen Trail and the Four Lakes Hike, 3 of the most exciting Alpine hikes in the Lake Lucerne region. Hike for approx. three hours each day along well constructed trails. The first night is spent in the Berghaus Urnerstaffel on the Bannalp, and the second night in the Berghaus Jochpass at 6,666 feet above sea-level.

Benediktus Trail, Walen Trail and the Four Lakes Hike, 3 of the most exciting Alpine hikes in the Lake Lucerne region. Hike for approx. three hours each day along well constructed trails. The first overnight stay is on the Bannalp, the second on the Jochpass at 2,222 meters above sea level.