Sarnen lies 20km south of Lucerne and is situated on the idyllic Lake Sarnen, nestling in a gentle natural landscape surrounded by magnificent mountain scenery. The region offers a variety of activities such as swimming, boating, hiking, cycling and more. Sarnen is the starting point for many beautiful excursions, such as to the Pilatus and Titlis mountains or to the pretty towns of Lucerne and Interlaken. An attractive range of accommodation in hotels, flats, camping sites, dormitory accommodation or sleeping on straw is available.
In winter explore the magnificent surroundings on winter walks by Lake Sarnen or snowshoe treks through snow-covered pine forests in the Langis, which is a sun-terrace above Sarnen. The 40km of classic and skating cross-country skiing tracks are ideal for leisure skiers as well as for those who take the sport more seriously.
Sarnen is also an ideal starting point for trips to nearby alpine winter sports resorts, such as Melchsee-Frutt, Lungern-Schönbüel, Mörlialp, Engelberg, Hasliberg etc. Special winter offers include cross-country skiing courses, romantic snowshoe treks under the starry sky and lots more.