Summer in Engelberg

Summer in Engelberg

Mountains of Happiness



Enjoy the exceptionally clean alpine air and explore this unique destination in the midst of the Swiss Alps.

  • Mount Titlis, one of Switzerland’s most famous mountain peaks soars into the clouds right on your doorstep. Marvel at clouds and mountains below your feet on the Titlis Cliff Walk. Until you visit us, enjoy a live glimpse 3,238 meters above sea level.
  • Ride the Titlis Rotair, the world's first revolving cable car and indulge in 360 degrees views of lush green meadows and distant snow-covered peaks, while cows moo in the background.
  • Cool down in pristine lakes or a glacier cave, scream like never before on a toboggan run or play golf, all reachable within minutes. 
  • The world-famous, picturesque Old Town of Lucerne is only a stone's throw away: the scenic ride through alpine valleys and meadows takes just about 40 minutes by train or 30 minutes by car. Do not forget to visit the chocolate shops!  


Please scroll down to the bottom of this page for more inspiration in our Summer Activity Guide.



The perfect places of interest to experience nature and spectacular views of the breathtaking mountain scenery of the Swiss Alps.


Mount Titlis 3,238m




Visit the famous Titlis in Central Switzerland: At 3,020 metres above sea level, you will have a fantastic 360° panoramic view of breathtaking Alpine peaks and the surrounding glaciers. The Titlis offers year-round snow fun and numerous attractions. 




Titlis Rotair, Titlis Cliff Walk & Glacier Cave

Take the Titlis Express to Stand. From here, the Rotair gondola will take you from Stand to Titlis. The Rotair is the world’s first rotating aerial tramway. Awaiting you on the Titlis is the Titlis Cliff Walk – Europe’s highest suspension bridge, the Ice Flyer chairlift; and the Glacier Park.


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Ticket Prices from Engelberg to Titlis

As of Summer 2023

  • Return journey for adults: CHF 96 per person
  • Return journey for children (6-15 years): CHF 48 per person


Lake Trübsee 1,763m




Lake Trübsee is located at 1,764 metres above sea level on a high plateau above the Engelberg Valley between Engelberg and the Titlis or Joch Pass. The small mountain lake is a popular destination for hikers and families. 

It is reachable from Engelberg by cable car in about ten minutes. Kayaks and rowing boats are also available on the lake. During the warm months, swimming is possible. For an adrenaline kick, try the zipline, descending 500 metres and allowing two people gliding side by side.


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Ticket Prices from Engelberg to Lake Trübsee

As of Summer 2023

  • Return journey for adults: CHF 36 per person
  • Return journey for children (6-15 years): CHF 18 per person


Adventure Park

If you have always dreamed of being a stuntman, the Trübsee Adventure Park can make your dreams come true. Try out the BagJump Tower, the Trampoline2Bag or the Slackline.


Bike Trails




With a total of four trails reserved exclusively for bikers, Engelberg offers the best conditions for riding downhill. Three of the four trails on the Jochpass are easily accessible by chairlift.


Four Lakes Hike - starting at Trübsee

The Four Lakes Hike is one of the most beautiful and well-known hikes in Switzerland. The walk not only connects four mountain lakes, but it also combines our two Kempinski destinations, Kempinski Palace Engelberg and Frutt Mountain Resort. Spend the night in our partner hotel or enjoy the restaurant and bar.


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For pure wanderlust combined with alpine luxury, we crafted an individual offer combining stays in our hotel and at Frutt Mountain Resort. Study our Trailblazer package for an individual offer and travel recommendations.


Please scroll down to the bottom of this page for more information regarding hiking trails and other activities at Lake Trübsee in our Summer Activity Guide.


Fürenalp 1,850m




On the outskirts of Engelberg, you can easily reach Fürenalp by cable car. Otherwise, the adventurous can climb up to the alp via the Fürenwand via ferrata. The mountain restaurant Fürenalp with its terrace offers a breathtaking view of the Engelberg mountain world. Starting from here, you can embark on your hiking adventures, such as the crossing of the Surenen Pass or the famous Stäuber panoramic trail.


Ticket Prices from Engelberg to Fürenalp

As of Summer 2023

  • Return journey for adults: CHF 20.50 per person
  • Return journey for children (6-15 years): CHF 10 per person


Please scroll down to the bottom of this page for more information regarding hiking trails in our Summer Activity Guide.


Brunni 1,850m




The Brunni is a hiking and skiing area above Engelberg, offering countless leisure activities in summer and winter leisure-time activities, especially for families. It is situated on a sunny south-facing slope and provides a wonderful panoramic view.


Ticket Prices from Engelberg to Brunni

As of Summer 2023

  • Return journey for adults: CHF 32 per person
  • Return journey for children (6-15 years): CHF 16 per person


Globi's Alpine Playground

At Globi’s Alpine Playground, children can look forward to an area of 3,000 square metres of a small rope park with various climbing elements, a marmot slide, an alpine hut and many other adventures! Globi’s White Water World is also part of the Alpine Playground and
offers additional fun.


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Time to relax?
There are three barbecue areas in the playground, each with ten seats available. Sufficient wood is also provided.


Ristis Summer Toboggan Run


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Curving experiences for young and old are available on the 660-metre-long summer toboggan run right next to the Berglodge Restaurant Ristis and around Globi’s Alpine Playground.

Price (Summer 2023): one ride CHF 5, three rides CHF 13



The idyllic Härzli Lake in the Brunni area is a paradise for families and children. The small mountain lake is located at an altitude of 1,861 metres above sea level. The lake got its name from its shape, which is reminiscent of a heart. At the lake, you can enjoy the magnificent panorama of the mountains of Central Switzerland.


Barefoot Hiking Trail

Walking barefoot not only stimulates the senses, but it is also good for your health. The barefoot hiking trail leads from the Hüttismatt up to the Brunnihütte on an existing hiking trail.


Please scroll down to the bottom of this page for more information regarding hactivities on Brunni in our Summer Activity Guide.


6 Tips for Families in Engelberg




1. Robinson Playground Grotzenwäldli

A short walk from the Brunni valley station leads you to the Robinson playground in the Engelberg district of Horbis. With its many activities around the small lake, it leaves hardly anything to be desired. The little ones become pirates and explorers on the island. You will find a slide, bridges and rafts. For refreshment before the next lake battle, several barbecue areas are available. Grill wood can be used for a fee.


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2. Carriage Ride

Experience Engelberg during a romantic and comfortable carriage ride. In summer as well as in winter, you can discover the beauty of the Engelberg Valley.


3. Sporting Park

The Engelberg Sports Park offers a wide range of sports activities, whether for families or for the individual athlete, and there are facilities for everyone to enjoy all that the park has to offer. Curling, ice skating, ice hockey matches and fun courses are among the most popular group activities. 

For tennis lovers, there are two indoor courts and, in summer, four outdoor courts with magnificent views of the Engelberg mountains. Indoor ice skating or on the natural ice rink in winter guarantees a lot of fun. For the upcoming climbing season, you can start your first climbing attempts at the 12-metre-high climbing wall or directly at the rock.


4. Buiräbähnli Safari

On this hike, you will experience a mixture of nostalgia, adventure, beautiful hiking trails and breathtaking views. The Buiräbähnli were cable cars for mountain farmers and were used to transport goods. 

The complete multi-day hike takes 12.5 hours of pure running time and takes place off the beaten track. However, you can also enjoy parts of the Buiräbähnli Safari with your family.


5. Climbing in Rope Park Engelberg

The Rope Park in Engelberg offers unforgettable experiences and adventures for children and adults. It features six courses with different levels of difficulty on which you can push yourself to your limits. You will cross challenging balance bridges and suspension bridges and encounter action-packed Tyrolean slides.

Recommended duration: 2-3 hours

Entry: adults from CHF 43, children (100-130cm) from CHF 22


6. Mountain Bike School

Discover the beautiful Engelberg mountains by bike: The mountain- bike school in Engelberg offers private and group courses for families and children to learn the new MTB techniques. In addition to the usual mountain-bike tours and courses for adults, they also offer Kids Bike Weeks. The local bike guides teach different technical skills in a practical way, depending on the riding ability, the bike and the terrain conditions.

Bike Week for Kids: 3 days (Mon-Wed) CHF 270


Please scroll down to the bottom of this page for more information regarding family activities in Engelberg in our Summer Activity Guide.


Mountain Sports in Engelberg

All reachable within minutes from our hotel, Engelberg is a paradise for lovers of active lifestyle and outdoor fans.


Hiking in Engelberg




Engelberg has more than 500 km of hiking trails to choose from – ranging from leisurely to high alpine – and every hiking enthusiast will find the perfect way to explore the magnificent Swiss mountains. Discover great themed hikes or go on a multi-day hiking adventure. 

For true mountain lovers, we recommend booking a certified local guide who will take you to the most beautiful places in the Engelberg mountains. There are tours offered, such as via ferrata, various mountain hikes, mountaineering and guided climbing or hiking tours.


Hiking Tips - Easy 🟩

  • Aaschlucht adventure trail (Engelberg Eugenisee - Grafenort; 7.2 km)
  • Alpkäse trail section (Engelberg Kloster - Gerschnialp gondola - Alpkäserei Gerschnialp - Alpkäserei Untertrübsee; 8.5 km)


Hiking Tips - Medium 🟧

  • Trübsee (Engelberg - Trübsee; 7.5 km) 
  • Alpkäse trail section (Engelberg Kloster - Brunni Bahn - Hüttismat Alpkäserei via chairlift - Alp Langerboden; 13.3 km)
  • Walen Trail and Benedictine Way (Ristis - Walenalp - Brunniswald - Eschlen - Grafenort; 11.1 km)


Hiking Tips - Advanced 🟥

  • Walen Trail (Brunni Alp - Schwand - Walenalp; 10 km)
  • Surenen Pass (Engelberg - Fürenalp - Attinghausen Brüsti - Altdorf; 24.1 km)


Jogging tips

Also for running, the area around Engelberg isexcellently suited. We have created an easy jogging circuit without a great difference in altitude, but also somewhat more challenging routes for advanced runners.


Please scroll down to the bottom of this page for more information regarding running trails in Engelberg in our Summer Activity Guide.


Mountain Biking in Engelberg




Engelberg is considered to be the best mountain-bike destination in Central Switzerland: You will find special e-bike trails, flow trails, challenging cross-country tours and full-day tours. For an optimal mountain-bike experience, the following tours can be booked through us:

  • Half-day: from CHF 215
  • Full-day: from CHF 390
  • Bike tours with wine-and-cheese break in an alpine cheese dairy
  • Package from Engelberg to Lucerne, incl. boat tours and
    pick-up service.

For individual tours and special requests, please contact our concierge team.


Please scroll down to the bottom of this page for more information regarding bike trails and tours in Engelberg in our Summer Activity Guide.


Pro Tip 🚲

In Kempinski Palace Engeberg's own Palace Sports & Rentals, you will find everything you require for your bike trip. 


Golf in Engelberg


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At the Engelberg-Titlis Golf Club, the unique mountain panorama complements the golfing challenges to create a unique combination of sport and nature. The 18-hole golf course with well placed streams, lakes and bunkers is suitable for golfers of all levels. Nevertheless, even for experienced players, neither the sport nor the game strategy is neglected.




Attention golfers! 🏌

Thanks to our Golf Fun Package, you can concentrate fully on the game while we take care of the green fee and tee time. Contact us now for more details and an individual offer.


Other Sports Activities 



Life is getting more hectic every day, and we hardly have time to relax properly. Yoga allows you to regenerate your energy and leave behind the stress of everyday life. The birth of yoga took place in the Himalayas overlooking the mountains. Especially up here in the mountains, you will benefit from your yoga sessions.

Also available at Kempinski Palace Engelberg. Click here for more information.



Starting mid-April until late October, fishing with a patent is allowed in Lake Eugene, which is home to brown and rainbow trout. The closed season is only at night from 22:00 to 5:00.

New fish are released regularly (on different days of the week and as needed). During these days, fishing is not allowed after stocking. For more detailed information as well as scheduled dates, please contact our concierge team.


Other Activities in Engelberg




  • Spa and swimming pool (splash hour, sauna, massages, fitness courses)
  • Cinema
  • Darts and billiards at Core Irish Pub
  • Shopping in the centre of Engelberg
  • Valley museum (private tours can be arranged)
  • Engelberg coffee-roasting house
  • Engelberg monastery and church
  • Cheese dairy in the monastery

For more information and reservations, please contact our concierge team


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