Engelberg

One of the largest and most beautiful ski regions in Central Switzerland.  The Benedictine Monastery and an impressive mountain panorama complement the quaint village centre of Engelberg.  Various stores and restaurants entice visitors to shop and relax in a pleasant atmosphere.  Numerous cross-country skiers, winter hikers, snowshoers and other snow sports fans take advantage of and enjoy Engelberg’s attractive selection of winter hiking routes, cross-country trails, as well as its alpine ski and snowboard areas.  Make sure you check out the “Big Five”: from the world-famous Laub to the challenging Sulz, the mysterious Steintäli to the Steinberg and the long descent from Galtiberg – the BIG FIVE ensure endless excitement!

Gateway City             Geneva 86km

Why Engelberg

  • Where History and Culture meets mountain tourism.  Engelberg (translated: angel mountain) was founded almost 900 years ago by Benedictine Monks.
  • Freeride skiing.  Find some of Europe’s best and largest off-piste possibilities in Europe.  Tip: hire a mountain guide!
  • Only 90 kilometres from Zurich Intl. Airport, 30 kilometres from the city centre of Lucerne.  Engelberg-Titlis is convenient to reach and a perfect gateway for day excursions on down days.

Engelberg Mountain Statistics

Summit 3020m
Base 1050m
Vertical 1970m
Acres
Lifts 23
Runs 31
Average Snowfall 600cm
Beginner 30%
Intermediate 60%
Advanced 10%