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Hiking Trail

Engelberg-Horbis-Zieblen mountain path

Hiking Trail · Engelberg
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The end of the world isn't as far away as you thought. Horbis or better known as the End of the World is your starting point. In gentle hairpin bends you climb up to the local mountain Hahnen. At the Alp Ober Zieblen you have the most meters of altitude behind you and can hike along the high trail to the Fürenalp mountain station.
9 km
3:33 h
1018 m
176 m

From Engelberg they walk along the Grottenweg to the end of the world / Horbis. In the restaurant you can fortify yourself for the hike with a fine coffee. Then the narrow, well-marked mountain path climbs steadily and in regular curves up to Alp Ober-Zieblen. From here the path leads along the Hahnenmassiv, Engelberg's local mountain. Engelberg owes its name to this mountain. Angels are said to have danced at Hahnen Mountain. You continue on over beautiful alpine meadows, Dagenstal with the hydroelectric power station of the Engelberg monastery and various springs and slate quarries. In early years slate bricks were mined from here for the Engelberg monastery. The alpine golf course and the Titlis massif are always in your field of vision on the high-altitude trail to Fürenalp. From Alp Dagenstal there are various power stations to recharge your batteries until you arrive at the Fürenalp mountain restaurant. There the mountain restaurant Fürenalp spoils you with fine delicacies like crispy Rösti, airy Kaiserschmarren and other specialities. Lean back and enjoy the majestic mountain world after your exertion.

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Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus
Updated: February 18, 2020

Highest point
1844 m
Lowest point
1002 m

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Engelberg (1002 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.820656, 8.405271
DMS
46°49'14.4"N 8°24'19.0"E
UTM
32T 454634 5185406
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Destination

Fürenalp

Turn-by-turn directions

Engelberg-Horbis-Ober Zieblen-Dagenstal-Fürenalp

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Public transport

National and international connections (from Zurich airport connections every half hour with approx. 1h travel time) to Lucerne. Afterwards with the Zentralbahn in 43 minutes through varied landscape and gorges up to Engelberg.

Getting there

By car you drive on the A2 (Basel-Gotthard) to Stans Süd, then on the main road 20 km to Engelberg. Engelberg is 30 minutes from Lucerne, 1 hour and 15 minutes from Basel, Zurich or Bern.

Parking

Parking spaces are available in Engelberg for a fee.

Coordinates

DD
46.820656, 8.405271
DMS
46°49'14.4"N 8°24'19.0"E
UTM
32T 454634 5185406
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Distance
9 km
Duration
3:33h
Ascent
1018 m
Descent
176 m

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