Central Switzerland

Nidwalden lakeside route

The Nidwalden lakeside route runs from Stans to Seelisberg. The journey offers spectacular views over the magical Lake Lucerne. Numerous attractions along the route provide you with wonderful opportunities to stop and take a break, including charming villages and lakeside promenades.

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There’s so much to discover on the Nidwalden lakeside route, whether it’s the Winkelried Monument, a journey up to the Stanserhorn on the CabriO cableway, a canoe trip on Lake Lucerne in Buochs or various hikes and viewing points over Lake Lucerne.

This PostBus route offers a lot of different sights. It’s well worth stopping off to enjoy the view over the mountain landscape.


Waldstätterweg trail from Beckenried to Rütli

This hike is part of the Waldstätterweg trail, which leads you around Lake Lucerne in seven stages. On the seventh stage, you will hike along the lakeside road to Risleten, climb through the attractive Risleten Gorge and cross the Stützberg along the historic path to Volligen, before finally arriving in Rütli.

Goldi family safari

With five different methods of transport and a hiking time of around 90 minutes, the Goldi family safari is the most popular summer family hike in the Klewenalp region.

Klewenalp-Stockhütte region

The Klewenalp-Stockhütte region offers a wide range of activities for hikers, climbers, cyclists and paragliders. You can walk from the Klewenalp to the Stockhütte along a path that is suitable for pushchairs. The fantastic view is a major highlight during any activity.


Enjoy an unforgettable experience travelling up to the Stanserhorn on the vintage funicular railway and CabriO cableway. The Stanserhorn offers a beautiful view over ten Swiss lakes and a 100-kilometre stretch of the Alps, which you can admire on a circular trail (duration: approx. 30 minutes).

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Travel information

PostBus runs every hour between Stans and Seelisberg. From Stans to Beckenried, services are available every 30 minutes. This route is open all year round.

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3 hrs 30 mins

Difficulty level



10.3 km

Altitude difference

405 metres uphill / 405 metres downhill

Outward journey

Travel by train from Lucerne to Stans. Then continue on PostBus route 311 to Beckenried, Post.

Return journey

Return by boat from Treib to Beckenried or Lucerne. If you change at Beckenried, you can take PostBus route 311 to Stans, Bahnhof and then continue to Lucerne using the Zentralbahn rail network.

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