Giswil in the summer
Exploring nature on well sign-posted hiking trails in an idyllic landscape. Experiencing the awe-inspiring power of wild mountain brooks. Enjoying the Alpine panorama, while rushing on a mountain bike into the picturesque valley in no time at all. Trekking with llamas, and baking queue bread en route. Following the famous Magronen Trail in the Alps, and observing how delectable Alpine cheese is produced. Enjoying the countryside on a leisurely excursion by a horse-drawn carriage. Dipping into a crystal-clear lake whose temperature is just right for swimming. Circling the lake on rollerblades, or taking a 30-minute train ride to Lucerne to go shopping or to attend a concert. All this and much more is offered on the Gilswil's Adventure Menu. We will be delighted to design an individual program for your family, company or club.
Giswil in the winter
Taking first steps in snow sports at runs accessed by easy ski lifts, perfecting one's skills in a Swiss ski and snowboard school, gliding comfortably in a chairlift to the mountaintop. Skiing and carving on wide runs ideal for all levels of skill, or swinging over deep snow slopes. Experiencing the special atmosphere of nighttime skiing. Enjoying the magnificent panorama of the mountain world and the Sarneraa Valley, or hiking on snowshoes through a white-blanketed valley.
· Gilswil's Alpine Magronen Path
· By post bus from Giswil Train Station to the Glaubenbielen Pass
· A 15-minute hike to the Glaubenbielen "Älplerznüni" Mountain
· Hiking tour to Fluonalp, approx. 3.5 hours
· Enjoying Alpine Magronen with apple sauce and a cup of Cheli (black coffee) at the Fluonalp Alpine Dairy and Restaurant
Hiking Week - Sbrinz Route
The "Discovery Tour" begins in Giswil and takes you via the passes of Brünig, Grimsel and Gries to Ponte in the Val Formazza. Get a close look at the mule traders lifestyle and work, and learn about the vivid and moving history of the Sbrinz-Route. Fascinating hiking week for groups consisting of 12 - 20 persons.
How to get there
CH - 6074 Giswil
Tel. 041 675 17 60
Fax 041 675 17 46