Hiking in Lucerne

Lucerne's hiking paradise

Find a footpath to suit you in the Canton Lucerne.
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Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee Verified partner  Explorers Choice 

Viewing format
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 8 km
Duration 2:39 h
Ascent 416 m
Descent 395 m

Diese schöne Wanderung führt Sie in drei Stunden vom Gütsch durch den Gütschwald zum Sonnenberg bis nach Kriens.

from Luzern Tourismus AG / Bahnhofstrasse 3 / Postfach / CH-6002 Luzern / luzern@luzern.com / www.luzern.com ,   Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Hiking Trail · Switzerland
Bürgenstock Cliff Path
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 4.4 km
Duration 1:43 h
Ascent 275 m
Descent 275 m

The cliff path, which takes you past striking rock ledges and beneath trees, offers incredible views of Lake Lucerne and the surrounding mountains. 

from Luzern Tourismus AG,   Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Hiking Trail · Switzerland
Bireggwald - Oberrüti - Luzern
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 7.3 km
Duration 2:04 h
Ascent 101 m
Descent 171 m

Hike close to the city to the Bireggwald which offers a rich array of views of the lake and Mt. Pilatus.

Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Hiking Trail · Switzerland
Eigenthal valley to Regenflüeli
Difficulty
Distance 8.9 km
Duration 3:15 h
Ascent 610 m
Descent 610 m

This walk from the Eigenthal valley to the Regenflüeli offers glorious views of the Pilatus and Rigi all the way to the Jura range.

from Carla Hendry,   Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Hiking Trail · Hochdorf
Hochdorf - Baldeggersee - Hitzkirch
Difficulty Open
Distance 10.3 km
Duration 2:39 h
Ascent 70 m
Descent 71 m

from Seetal Tourismus,   Seetal Tourismus
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 17.1 km
Duration 5:22 h
Ascent 508 m
Descent 815 m

The walk starts on the Menzberg, which is often above the low-lying cloud in autumn, and takes you to the summit of the Napf with its fantastic views.

from Willisau Tourismus,   Willisau Tourismus
Hiking Trail · Switzerland
Nottwil circular path
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 12.4 km
Duration 3:23 h
Ascent 275 m
Descent 176 m

A lovely circular route through rural parts and nature from Nottwil to Buttisholz. Enjoy the peace and quiet in the woods and the view of Lake ...

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from Peter Regli,   Sempachersee Tourismus
Hiking Trail · UNESCO Biosphere Entlebuch
Steinbock-Trek Brienzer Rothorn 1. Etappe
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 1
Distance 7.5 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 865 m
Descent 377 m

Die schönste Gratwanderung mit einem unglaublichen Panorama!

from UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch,   UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch
Hiking Trail · UNESCO Biosphere Entlebuch
Brienzer Rothorn ibex trek 2nd stage
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 2
Distance 14.5 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 391 m
Descent 1,187 m

The loveliest ridge hike with incredible panoramic views!

from UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch,   UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch
Hiking Trail · UNESCO Biosphere Entlebuch
Emme riverside path
recommended route Difficulty moderate Multistage route
Distance 58.5 km
Duration 15:07 h
Ascent 113 m
Descent 976 m

From source to mouth.

from UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch,   UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch