Excursions

Its central location makes Vitznau ideal for many different excursions into the nearby mountain world.

The Rigi is Switzerland’s favourite mountain for a visit. 100 km of walks, a Nordic walking park, covered barbecue areas, children’s playgrounds, nostalgic stream train trips, lots of sunny terraces and unique events – all this awaits you on the Rigi! The valley station is only 500 m from the camping site.
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The Lake Lucerne Navigation Company invites you to a round trip on Europe’s largest fleet of paddle steamers. The boat station is only 500 m from the camping site.
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With its diverse range of mountain railways, Stoos is a recreational paradise in the heart of central Switzerland, high above Lake Lucerne. Ideal for family holidays, far away from hectic daily life and noise. The view from the Fronalpstock is a must-see. Further information…  

Mount Pilatus (2132 metres above sea level) is situated near Lucerne and is easily reached by public transport. It is an exhilarating experience for young and old, with 2 cable railways, 2 hotels. 7 restaurants and the world’s steepest cogwheel railway are among the attractions.
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Known as the Five Star Mountain, the Stanserhorn is located at the precise spot where the view of the Alpine world and the Central Plateau is at its best.
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Der Waldstätterweg führt in sieben Tagesetappen von Brunnen um den landschaftlich reizvollen Vierwaldstättersee auf das Rütli. Zu erleben ist die Natur- und Kulturlandschaft mit ihren historischen Stätten, Dörfern, Gestaden und der Stadt Luzern für einmal zu Fuss. weitere Informationen…

 

On the occasion of the 7th centenary of the Swiss Copnfederation, a hiking trail – 35 km long – was built around the southernmost end of Lake Lucerne. Each canton is allocated a section of the path, each inhabitant represented by 5 mm. The Swiss Path is also accessible in winter. Further information…