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Klewenalp - Beckenried

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Klewenalp - Hiking and Much More

The resort of Beckenried (435 m) is on the south bank of Lake Lucerne at the foot of the Klewenalp with views of the popular and famous Rigi mountain on the other side of the lake. Near to Beckenried, on the panoramic terrace high above the lake, lie the villages of Emmetten and Seelisberg. Cable-cars provide access to the family-friendly walking and skiing area of Klewenalp and Stockhütte.

Beckenried is the ideal starting point for excursions round Lake Lucerne. Regular boats on the lake and the car-ferry from Beckenried-Gersau make it easy to reach tourist destinations in the region, including the majestic Rigi mountain on the opposite shore of the lake.

Summer
The longest cable-car in Central Switzerland takes you from the centre of the village of Beckenried up to the hiking and biking area of Klewenalp-Stockhütte. At the top station of the Klewenalp cable-car (1593 m) is a large children’s playground, a pet’s zoo and a “marmot park”. You can spend the night in the mountain inn or, for a special adventure, in a tepee camp. A panoramic circular walk offers excellent views of the surrounding scenery.

Winter
The family-friendly skiing area of Klewenalp-Stockhütte offers ten lifts and 30 km of skiing and snowboarding slopes of varying degrees of difficulty, at between 1600 and nearly 2000 m. From the Klewenalp with its ski school, crèche and 15 km of footpaths, the longest sledging run in Central Switzerland, 9 km long with a difference in altitude of 850 m, goes via Stockhütte down to Emmetten.
Klewenalp
Bergbahnen Beckenried-Emmetten AG
Kirchweg 27
6375 Beckenried
Tel. +41 (0)41 624 66 00
Fax +41 (0)41 624 66 10
info@klewenalp.ch
www.klewenalp.ch
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Operating:all year
Duration:
4 - 6 hours from Lucerne
5  hours from Weggis
Tickets:Lucerne Tourism - Tourist Information