Via Klostermatte to Horbis

Winter Hiking
3.1 km
Travel time
approx. 1 h
Tour details
Tour details
Via Klostermatte to Horbis
Hike to the end of the world

From Engelberg railway station, follow the Dorfstrasse past the Tourist Information in the direction of the monastery. Turn left before the monastery church and go up the stairs. Now the path leads across the snow-covered Klostermatte, where the little guests make their first attempts on the skis. At the other end, the path leads left into the valley. Through the Grotzenwäldli, past the Robinson playground to the very back. At Horbis, the restaurant Ende der Welt invites you to have a hot drink and a break.


Technical details

Tour type
Winter Hiking
Starting point
Train station Engelberg
Point of arrival
2 / 6
130 m
Best Time of Year
January, February, March, April, December
Engelberg trian station - Heimat - Horbis
Safety information

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

High and firm hiking boots or winter boots, warm clothes, sun protection, hiking poles are advantageous.
Author’s advice
EInkehr im urchigen Restaurant Ende der Welt.
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Good to know

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
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


Free sports bus