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  • Ober Hostatt, oberhalt Stans
    / Ober Hostatt, oberhalt Stans
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  • / Huobliegg, above Stans
    Photo: Christina Bucher, Nidwalden Tourismus
  • / Stanser Wuche-Märcht, auf dem Dorfplatz
    Photo: Nidwalden Tourismus, Nidwalden Tourismus
  • / Cordon bleu at Hotel Engel in Stans
    Photo: Hotel Engel, Stans, Nidwalden Tourismus
  • / Winkelried monument
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  • / Kniri, above Stans
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  • / Huobliegg, above Stans
    Photo: Christina Bucher, Nidwalden Tourismus
  • / Huobliegg, views of Buochserhorn
    Photo: Christina Bucher, Nidwalden Tourismus
  • / Wilerrank, narrow path to Wächselacher
    Photo: Christina Bucher, Nidwalden Tourismus
  • / On the narrow path, views of Mt. Pilatus
    Photo: Christina Bucher, Nidwalden Tourismus
  • / Älplermagronen im Restaurant Rondorama, auf dem Stanserhorn
    Photo: CarbiO Stanserhorn Bahn, Nidwalden Tourismus
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Stans station – Wächselacher – Wirzboden – Huebliegg – Stans
easy
Distance 7.3 km
2:00 h
154 m
154 m
596 m
444 m
The cantonal capital can be viewed from a number of different angles. This two-hour walk is signposted "Rund um Stans" (around Stans) and takes you through residential neighbourhoods, past pretty farmhouses and to the romantic Hueblimatt vantage point. If it's a Saturday morning, fortify yourself for the walk with a visit to the local "Wuche-Märcht" (weekly market), which is held from late April to early November. 

Author’s recommendation

There are many culinary highlights to discover in Stans. For example, the delicious Cordon Bleus at the Hotel Restaurant Engel or the baked "Geisschäs" from Meierskählen and the "Rindskopfbäggli" at the Restaurant Stärne. In the CULINARIUM ALPINUM in the former Capuchin monastery, you will encounter regional products such as milk caramel. 
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Update: December 07, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
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Landscape
Highest point
596 m
Lowest point
444 m
Best time of year
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Tips and hints

More information:

Nidwalden Tourismus
Bahnhofplatz 2
6370 Stans
+41 41 610 88 33
info@nidwalden.com
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Visit nidwalden.com/culinary-hikes for more gastronomy from Nidwalden.

Nidwalden recipes to try out: nidwalden.com/recipes 

 

 

Start

Stans, station (450 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'670'650E 1'201'238N
DD
46.958461, 8.366842
DMS
46°57'30.5"N 8°22'00.6"E
UTM
32T 451826 5200742
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Destination

Stans, station

Turn-by-turn directions

Starting at Stans railway station, head for Ebene in the Wächselacher area, then enter the Niederdorf quarter and head towards the Länderpark shopping centre. Now aim for Ennetmoserstrasse and, west of Wirzboden, ascend up to Ober Hostatt past the flood protection barriers. You now come to the panoramic section above Stans to Chlostermatt and the Huebliegg: not for nothing are there benches here! Following Huebstrasse, you reach the Heinrich chapel then the Wilerrank. A narrow field path takes you back to the Wächselacher area.

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Stans station, Zentralbahn

Getting there

Stans

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'670'650E 1'201'238N
DD
46.958461, 8.366842
DMS
46°57'30.5"N 8°22'00.6"E
UTM
32T 451826 5200742
w3w 
///quarrel.important.hunk
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Irmgard Gehrig 
October 18, 2020 · Community
Naja. Also den ersten Teil durch die Wohngebiete von Stans kann man sich sparen. Lieber gleich hoch zur Seilbahn. Der Panoramaweg ist OK-ish. Aber danach landet man gleich wieder auf einer stark befahrenen Strasse. Das einzige Highlight heute waren die enthusiastischen Kaninchen.
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When did you do this route? October 18, 2020
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
7.3 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
154 m
Descent
154 m
Highest point
596 m
Lowest point
444 m
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