Hiking in the Lucerne-Lake Lucerne Region is something special. It boasts fascinating mountainscapes, broad valleys and crystal-clear lakes. A richly endowed paradise for walkers and hikers. Discover what the region has to offer on foot.
Long-distance hiking in the heart of Switzerland: The new Tell-Trail takes walkers right through the picturesque Lucerne – Lake Lucerne region from Altdorf to the Brienzer Rothorn. It can be completed in eight stages and takes in glittering mountain lakes, historic villages, world-famous destinations and the “Big 6” of the Central Swiss mountains.
The eight-day long-distance Tell Trail passes through the picturesque Lake Lucerne Region – from Altdorf to the Brienzer Rothorn. But there’s also lots to discover away from the official hiking route: browse through our suggestions and discover great places to eat, the best photo spots, ideas for families and easy walks along the trail.
The Lucerne – Lake Lucerne Region offers the best prospects – and the best views. But don't take our word for it – see for yourself and enjoy great views and panoramas. The inspirational vistas include endless landscapes, valleys and villages. These outings reward you with unique views.
Visit crystal-clear mountain lakes, circumnavigate Lake Lucerne then relax on a paddle steamer. Don't forget your swimming things! Mountain streams, waterfalls, rivers and lakes – water in all its facets. Walk from the Titlis Glacier at alt. 3,020 metres down to Lake Lucerne at alt. 436 metres.
Combine your walk with a ride on a cableway. The Lake Lucerne Region is full of all kinds of aerial cableways going up to summits and back down into valleys. They involve spine-tingling little open-air cable cars, vintage installations, very steep cableways – as well as modern ones. Or how about a ride on Europe's tallest freestanding outdoor lift on the Bürgenstock: the Hammetschwand Lift?