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Places of interest

The geographical center of Switzerland, the steepest cogwheel railway in the world and much more - you must have seen these highlights in the Sarneraa valley.


Älggialp - geographical centre of Switzerland

Switzerland’s geographical centre is on the Älggialp; it was measured using state-of-the-art technology to mark the 150th anniversary of swisstopo, the country’s geo-information agency.

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Langis moor landscape

The Langis-Glaubenberg moor landscape lies between the Entlebuch and Lakes Lungern and Sarnen. It's the largest moor landscape in Switzerland: its 30 square kilometres make it slightly bigger than Lake Lucerne.

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Melchsee-Frutt plateau

Melchsee-Frutt is located on a high plateau at alt. 1920 m. Discover this picturesque high alp with flowering meadows, clear spring water, clean mountain air, distinctive peaks and deep-blue lakes.

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Pilatus – the world’s steepest cogwheel railway

Passing lush-green alp meadows, tumbling mountain streams and fascinating rocky cliffs, the world's steepest cogwheel railway has been plying its way between Alpnachstad and Pilatus Kulm since 1889. You'll be amazed by the panoramic views of the Alps!

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Where Brother Klaus lived and worked

Flüeli-Ranft hosts the memorial to Niklaus von Flüe, otherwise known as Brother Klaus. Located on the Way of St. James, this "place of power" exudes an intense, magical and uplifting aura. It's a gem imbued with mysticism, spirituality and nature.

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Lungern-Turren-Schönbüel

Lungern-Turren-Schönbüel, a beautiful walking and natural paradise boasting unique views, is the starting point for many outings into the mountains.

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