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Professorenweg leaving the valley

Route
Winter Hiking
Length
2.0 km
Travel time
1 h
Tour details
Tour details
Professorenweg leaving the valley
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This route is a leisurely and short winter hike along the Engelberger Aa and along Lake Eugenisee. Perfect to stretch your feet and breathe in the fresh mountain air.
The winter trail starts at Engelberg train station and leads right through the village past the valley station of the TITLIS mountain cableways. The winter hiking trail continues along the Engelberger Aa to Lake Eugenisee. Halfway around the lake. At the other end, follow the road up. Return the same way or take the free bus from the TITLIS valley station.

Technical details

Tour type
Winter Hiking
Starting point
Train station Engelberg
Point of arrival
Örtigen
Difficulty
Easy
Condition
2 / 6
Ascent
15 m
Descent
13 m
Best Time of Year
January, February, March, April
Directions
Train station - Valley station TITLIS - Örtigen
Safety information

When planning, please refer to the winter sports report where it is indicated whether the winter hiking trails are prepared and open.

Equipment
High and firm hiking boots or winter boots, warm clothes, sun protection, hiking poles are advantageous.
Author’s advice
Take a little break at Lake Eugenisee and marvel at the beautiful mountain scenery.
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Good to know

Parking
Parking spaces are available in Engelberg for a fee.
Arrival / Return journey
Take the Motorway A2 (Basel-Luzern-Gotthard) to Stans-south. From there follow the main road for 20 km to Engelberg. Engelberg is about 30 minutes from Lucerne. From Zurich you need about 1 h 15 min, and from Bern or Basel approximatly 1 h 45 min.
Accessible by bus and train
No
Public transport
National and international connections (from Zurich airport connections every half hour with approx. 1h travel time) to Lucerne. Afterwards with the Zentralbahn in 43 minutes through varied landscape and gorges up to Engelberg.
Further information & links

Winter sports report

Panoramic map

Gastronomy

Free sports bus