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Walks above the clouds

The loveliest walks above the low-lying cloud in Central Switzerland. Get out there into the warming autumn sunshine and enjoy distant views above the sea of clouds.
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Hiking Trail · UNESCO Biosphere Entlebuch
Fürstein - a walk between Waldemme and Lake Sarnen
Top moderate
8.8 km
4:15 h
690 m
690 m

This mountain walk on the Fürstein leads through the wonderful scenery of the UNESCO Biosphere Entlebuch and Obwalden.

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from UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch,   Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Nature Trail · Engelberg
Brunni Trail
Top easy
7.3 km
2:19 h
293 m
294 m

The Brunni Trail panoramic round walk is an educational trail through flowering alp pastures that offers unique views of the Titlis and surrounding ...

from Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus,   Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Top easy
9.4 km
2:34 h
146 m
147 m

This thematic trail with nine interpretation panels offers a wealth of information on the region and the contrasts between then and now.

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from Schwyz Tourismus,   Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Hiking Trail · Central Switzerland
Hämikon Berg - Horben - Hämikon Berg
Top easy
11.2 km
2:57 h
115 m
115 m

A walk with plenty of views above the sea of clouds.

from Seetal Tourismus,   Seetal Tourismus
Top difficult
17.1 km
5:22 h
508 m
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,   Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Hiking Trail · Weggis
Natural treasures on mount Rigi
8.7 km
2:49 h
62 m
1,068 m

12 information panels are located on the trail between Rigi First and Hinterbergen. These panels offers an insight into the biodiversity of Mt Rigi ...

from Luzern Tourismus AG,   Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Hiking Trail · Ennetbürgen
Bürgenstock Cliff Path
Top easy closed
4.4 km
1:43 h
275 m
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
21.8 km
6:39 h
483 m
981 m

The mountain pass area of the Klausen is without doubt one of the most scenic in Switzerland. The route follows the high-level Schächental path ...

from Luzern Tourismus AG,   Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Hiking Trail · Gurtnellen
Arni-Gurtnellen Dorf
Top easy
6.5 km
1:55 h
46 m
482 m

The easy hike from Arni to Gurtnellen village leads through gnarled mountain forests and colourful flower-spangled meadows, past rustic Alpine ...

from Andermatt-Urserntal Tourismus GmbH / Tel. +41 41 888 71 00 / info@andermatt.ch / www.andermatt.ch,   Andermatt-Urserntal Tourismus GmbH
Hiking Trail · Sarnen
Over the Schlierengrat
Top moderate
10.4 km
3:16 h
419 m
419 m

This wonderful round walk in the largest continuous stretch of moorland in Switzerland is notable for its views and the diversity of its flora.

from Obwalden Tourismus,   Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee