Brunnen tourist information & hotel reservations.
We warmly welcome you to visit Brunnen and wish you a wonderful vacation.
Of all the resorts on the beautiful Lake Lucerne, Brunnen is the most interesting situated one, snug in a corner of the shore between the crests of the Rigi and the scarps of the Fronalpstock. There are some magnificent vistas from Brunnen’s jetty, looking at the length of the Urnersee and the snowy summits around the Gotthard.
Brunnen has very convenient connections by road, railway, steamer and cable car and is an excellent starting point for unforgettable trips.
Brunnen Skiing Holidays
The facilities include cable car, three ski lifts, separate lift for children, toboggan bob, skiing and snowboarding school, rentals.
Ski area Mythen, featuring fifty kilometers of well prepared runs and fourteen lifts.
Seven ski lifts Fronalp and Klingenstock, 1300 meters.
Cross Country Skiing
Cross country trail Oberberg.
Cross country trail Tschümperlin Sport, Grund.
Offering fifteen kilometers of trails.
Various many cross country trails.
Winter Hiking, a great place is the area of Sattel-Hochstuckli, as well as winter panorama path Engelstock, which is on about 90 minutes from station Hochsuckli.
Paragliding, Parkstrasse 4, Brunnen
Here one can enjoy an exciting experience without needing a license to fly. You will be able to see some unforgettable panoramas over Central Switzerland and the Luzern Lake. Just relax and delight the impressive views, while a qualified pilot takes you as passenger.
Caving at Hell’s Hole, Muotathal
The Hell’s Hole (Hölloch) is the longest cave in entire Europe (170 kilometers) as well as one of the biggest cave systems world-wide. One can delight a fantastic tour and find out everything about the formation of caves, which can only be explored guided. The tours are usually Wednesday - Sunday (10 am, 1 pm, 3:30 pm), but check at place for sure. Note that cave’s temperature is constant at 6° C during all seasons, so prepare have warm clothes and good shoes.
The Swiss Path
The Swiss Path was a present of the cantons on the occasion of the seven hundredth anniversary in 1991. Its hiking path begins on the Rütli where in 1291 the Swiss Confederation was established and then goes around the Lake of Uri. On the path all twenty-six cantons are represented with different lengths, according to their number of residents, which means that every citizen of Switzerland has a stretch on of around five mm. The total length of the Swiss Path is 34.86 kilometers.
The local cable car takes one high above the Lucerne Lake, which is a great place to relax and to delight the magnificent view. There are nice restaurant up there offering Swiss food, coffees and refreshments. Bus No 2 will goes directly to the cable car station.
Stoos / Fronalpstock
Stoos provides excellent hiking possibilities, well marked Nordic walking routes, biking routes, a great alpine outdoor pool, and of course during the winter one can enjoy some great skiing or snowboarding.
Fronalpstock, high above the Lake and the village of Stoos, one will find magnificent 360° panoramic view of many summits and several lakes.
Boat rides on the Lake of Lucerne
The Schifffahrtsgesellschaft Vierwaldstättersee, provides with varied programme its visitors – different cruises and of course boat renting.
Canyoning in the Alps
Enjoy an exciting adventure in a wetsuit, helmet and a harness to overcome a canyon - sliding, jumping and swimming in natural pools and rope over waterfalls. The tours are available on demand.
Some of the local trains travelling between Zurich and Lugano/Locarno in Swiss deep south stop in the town of Brunnen, but some of them require changes. Many buses run dozens of times every day from Schwyz to both the waterfront and the train station of Brunnen. Different buses also go from the town to the start of the cable car that heads up to Morschach.
Several lake steamers leave from the quays of Lucerne to Brunnen, which are more frequent during the summer.
By car, one can drive from Lucerne to the resorts of Weggis and Vitznau, and then head southeast along Route 2b to Brunnen.
The Brunnen Tourist Office is located on Bahnhofstrasse 32 and is open Monday - Friday from 8:30 am to 6 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 3 pm.
For flights, trains and car-rental reservations as well as for buses, coaches and taxi ski transfers refer to the general Switzerland Transportation page!