Regions in Nidwalden

Discover the diverse regions of Nidwalden in the heart of Central Switzerland. In Nidwalden you will find over 40 mountain railways, a lively village life and idyllic spots on Lake Lucerne.

Stansstad - Bürgenstock - Kehrsiten

Stansstad and Kehrsiten are located directly on the shores of Lake Lucerne. High above is the famous Bürgenstock with the Felsenweg and Hammetschwand Lift.

Stans - Stanserhorn

In Stans you will find a lively village centre, museums and a wide range of cultural activities. A visit to the mount Stanserhorn, is always worthwhile.

Hergiswil - Pilatus

Hergiswil lies directly on Lake Lucerne at the foot of Mount Pilatus and offers great excursion opportunities for groups, families and individuals. The Glasi Hergiswil is one of the most popular sights in Nidwalden.

Ennetmoos - Rotzberg

Ennetmoos offers a beautiful natural landscape and hides one or the other legends and myths.

Emmetten - Stockhütte

High above Lake Lucerne, in Emmetten, you will find an oasis of peace and active recreation. Even further up from Emmetten is the Stockhütte or Niederbauen.

Buochs - Ennetbürgen

The lakeside communities of Buochs and Ennetbürgen offer a variety of activities for water sports enthusiasts, hikers and art lovers.

Beckenried - Klewenalp

In Beckenried directly on the lake, hotel terraces invite you to take a break. A cableway leads from Beckenried up to the Klewenalp mountain with several excursion possibilities.

Oberdorf - Maria-Rickenbach

You will find peace, nature and recreation in the pilgrimage place Maria-Rickenbach with the small monastery village. The place of power belongs to the municipality of Oberdorf.


Above Dallenwil is the hiking area and family paradise of Wiesenberg-Wirzweli with a large playground and familyfriendly hikes.

Wolfenschiessen - Bannalp - Jochpass

A secret tip! Numerous mountain railways and chair lifts open up the mountains all around and transport guests to beautiful places of relaxation.

A journey through the 4 seasons in Nidwalden