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Felsenweg Bürgenstock & Hammetschwand Lift

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Map section of the brochure Bürgenberg Experience

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Sunset at Hammetschwand,

photo: Verein Weg der Schweiz und Waldstätterweg

 

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View point "Känzeli",

photo: outsideisfree.ch

 

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Felsenweg,

photo: Christina Bucher

 

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Views of Lake Lucerne,

photo: Christina Bucher

 

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Sunset at Hammetschwand,

photo: Christina Bucher

 

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Offers & Tickets

Bürgenstock Boat & Funicular

Route: Lucerne - Kehrsiten Bürgenstock (Boat) - Bürgenstock Resort (Funicular) and back. Duration: 2 hours
Timetable  |  Book now

Bürgenstock Boat, Funicular & Hammetschwand elevator

Route: Lucerne - Kehrsiten Bürgenstock (Boat) - Bürgenstock Resort (Funicular) and back, Hammetschwand elevator return ticket. Package valid from 1.07 p.m.
Timetable  |  Book now

Bürgenstock Funicular

Timetable  |  Price
Rates for half-fare, GA and Swiss Travel Pass holders are equal to children's prices

Hammetschwand elevator

Opening hours and prices
GA, Half-Fare and junior card do not apply.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Is the Felsenweg open?

The Felsenweg is open during the summer season from around May to October. The opening of the Felsenweg and Hammetschwand lift is communicated on felsenweg.ch.

How do I get to the Bürgenstock Resort (Arrival)?

By boat & funicular
Lucerne - Kehrsiten-Bürgenstock (boat), Kehrsiten-Bürgenstock - Bürgenstock-Resort (funicular), timetable

By train & bus
Rail journey to Stansstad (train), Stansstad - Bürgenstock, Centre Resort (post bus), timetable

By car
Route planner to Stansstad, P+Rail Stansstad, then by Postbus from Stansstad to Bürgenstock Zentrum (Resort)
Route planner to Bürgenstock Resort, limited number of parking spaces.
Route planner to Ennetbürgen, Honegg car park. Limited number of parking spaces.

How do I get to the Bürgenstock by car?

  • Route planner to Stansstad, P+Rail Stansstad, then by Postbus from Stansstad to Bürgenstock Zentrum (Resort)
  • Route planner to Bürgenstock Resort, limited number of parking spaces.
  • Route planner to Ennetbürgen, Honegg car park. Limited number of parking spaces.

How do I get to the Hammetschwand lift?

At the Bürgenstock Resort, walk along the rock path. After about 45 minutes (1.7 km) you reach the valley station of the Hammetschwand lift.

Hiking trail: Bürgenstock Resort to the Hammetschwand Lift

Rock path "Felsenweg" at Bürgenstock

The Felsenweg was built between 1900 and 1905 and leads high above Lake Lucerne from Bürgenstock Resort to the Känzeli view point. It is accessible during the summer months from about May to October. The dates of opening in spring and closing in autumn are communicated on felsenweg.ch.

Informations

Length 2.2 km approx. 50 min, (circular hike 5 km)
Suitable for wheelchairs and prams Yes, on the legth of the Felsenweg
Condition easy

Hammetschwand Lift

Approximately 45 minutes' walk from the Bürgenstock Resort.

The Hammetschwand Lift is also a special building. In one minute, the highest outdoor lift in Europe (152.8 m) leads from the Felsenweg to the Hammetschwand. At the top you can expect a fantastic view, a mountain restaurant and a picnic area. The lift runs during the summer months and is closed in winter and reopened in spring at the same time as the Felsenweg.

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