Opening hours and prices
GA, Half-Fare and junior card do not apply.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
|Length||2.2 km approx. 50 min, (circular hike 5 km)|
|Suitable for wheelchairs and prams||Yes, on the legth of the Felsenweg|
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.