Bürgenstock - Hammetschwand lift



Mountain summits
The Bürgenstock is a spectacular mountain ridge. The Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne is enthroned on the plateau with a breathtaking view of the lake and the surrounding landscape.
A shuttle boat runs from Lucerne to Kehrsiten-Bürgenstock, where you board the funicular railway that takes you up to the Bürgenstock Resort.

Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne

Illustrious guests such as Konrad Adenauer, Indira Gandhi, Audrey Hepburn, Sophia Loren, Sean Connery and Rod Stewart have made the Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne a legend. Today, the resort consists of two hotels and residences, all of which impress with their breathtaking design and allow you to fully immerse yourself in the alpine surroundings.

Cliff Walk

The cliff walk was built between 1900 and 1905 and leads high above Lake Lucerne along the cliff from the Bürgenstock Resort to the Känzeli viewpoint. On the route, you will pass the valley station of the Hammetschwand lift.
The cliff walk stretches over a length of 2.2 km, the round trip covers 5 km. It is accessible from around May to October.

Hammetschwand Lift

Experience the highest outdoor lift in Europe. Your route starts at the Cliff walk and takes you along the edge of the mountain with magnificent views of Lake Lucerne to the valley station of the Hammetschwand lift. At 1'132 metres, it is the highest outdoor lift in Europe. 
The Hammetschwand lift season runs from around April to October


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Getting there
Bürgenstock - Hammetschwand lift
6363 Bürgenstock