Stanserhorn - Central Switzerland

Stunning views over lakes and vast mountain ranges

 
About Stanserhorn

Available: April-November.

Costs

Tell Pass: FREE

Swiss Travel Pass: FREE 

Half Fare Card: 60 Sfr from Lucerne

If you are looking for somewhere to enjoy the views over Central Switzerland, Stanserhorn is perfect for you. The Stanserhorn offers views from 1,898m over lakes, 100km of mountain ranges and three countries! A highly recommended way to enjoy the fabulous views is in the revolving restaurant or on the viewing platform.


Highlights

CabriO - convertible cable car

The double decker cable car has an open upper deck for 30 people and gives a fantastic 360 degree panorama to the Stanserhorn. A unique experience!  

Revolving restaurant

It takes 43 minutes for the Rondorama restaurant to turn on its axis, offering a stunning panoramic experience. There is a self-service buffet with a wide selection of meals to enjoy while you look out over the wonderful scenery.

Viewing platform

This unique viewing platform in the heart of Switzerland offers you a clear view of the Säntis Mountain, Finsteraarhorn, Eiger, Mönch, Jungfrau and the Brienzer Rothorn. On a clear day the view can extend to the Vosges in Alsace and the Feldberg in the Black Forest.

Marmot park

Take a visit to the Stanserhorn marmot park and walk along the Rock-Gipfelweg trail leading to the summit, where at the highest point you can enjoy a breathtaking 360 degree panorama. In clear weather, the huge mountains feel as if they are close enough to touch.

The 'Lazy Mountain'

Relax on deck chairs amidst the magnificient panoramic Stanserhorn surroundings. Bring a snack and a book and enjoy the ultimate mountain relaxation.

Hiking

Mount Stanserhorn is the perfect mountain for hiking. Whether a 30 minute walk around the peak or a 4 hour hike from Stans up to the very top, it has options for all abilities. Beautiful views over Stans, the valley of Engelberg or the canton of Obwalden can be enjoyed during the hike.


Directions

By boat: A relaxing and glorious way to reach the Stanserhorn Bahn is by taking the boat from Lucerne to Stans, a journey of around 75 minutes. From Stans to Stanserhorn the first leg of the journey is by funicular railway and the second leg is by cable car (25 minutes).

By train: From Lucerne you can take the train to Stans, which takes 19 minutes and as above you would take the funicular and cable car from Stans to Stanserhorn.


More excursions in the region

There are numerous wonderful days out to enjoy in this beautiful area. From incomparable mountain vistas to leisurely cruises on a nostalgic paddle steamer, walks through stunning scenery and a whole host of fabulous journeys on mountain railways, cable cars and funiculars.

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Your choice of resorts

The heart of Switzerland is blessed with beautiful lakes and mountains views. You can choose to stay in charming Lucerne, from which it is all easily accessible, or opt for a more peaceful village beside the lake or up in the mountains.

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