Idyllic Winter Hikes and Snowshoe Paths

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Idyllic Winter Hikes and Snowshoe Paths

Snow-covered mountains, romantic valleys, remote landscapes and magnificent views: Vitznau is the ideal starting point for winter or snowshoe hikes. Whether on the Rigi, in the Mythen region or in the Stoos-Muotathal and Kleewenalp, winter sports enthusiasts will find the right challenge on Lake Lucerne.

The best thing: everyone can enjoy the benefits of exercise in the fresh winter air - no experience is necessary.

Winter Hiking on the Rigi

The ‘Queen of the Mountains’ is also great for hiking in the cold season. On the Rigi, nature lovers can enjoy a unique 360-degree panorama. 

Passionate winter hikers and summiteers are on the right track with the Schwändi trail. One route with a wonderful view of snow-covered mountain peaks includes delicious refreshments at the cheese maker Chäserenholz.

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Snowshoe Tours in the Stoos-Muotatal Region 

Both easy and more challenging trails, all with fantastic panoramas, await snowshoe hikers in the Stoos-Muotatal region. On the paths around the picturesque mountain village of Illgau, nature shows its peaceful and gentle side.


Winter Hikes in the Klewenalp-Lake Lucerne Region

The port of Beckenried, the starting point for Klewenalp, can be reached from Vitznau by a 15-minute boat ride, even in winter. Whether with snowshoes or on prepared winter hiking trails, the region Klewenalp-Vierwaldstättersee is a true winter paradise. From snowshoe tours in the evening with beautiful sunset to a varied family tour: there is a suitable route for everyone

Good to know: Snowshoes can be bought or rented at the Klewenalp Arena Sports Station at the valley station buildings. 

Come in, Warm up, Enjoy

After an active day, let yourself be pampered in the restaurants around Vitznau. Options range from traditional Swiss cuisine to extravagant dishes reflecting the ever-expanding culinary horizons. The tasting program is rounded off by the view of the enchanting Lake Lucerne.

Spend Winter Holidays in Vitznau