Tourist guide to the resort of Beckenried

Beckenried Coastline, ©huskyte77/Flickr

Beckenried Coastline, ©huskyte77/Flickr

Beckenried is a beautiful resort in Switerland, lying at the base of the Klewenalp. It has a great view of the spectacular Rigi Mountain, because it is located opposite to it on the shore of the Lucerne Lake.

From the resort you can start trips to the beautiful villages of Emmetten and Seelisberg that are located on a terrace above the lake or to the Klewelanp or the Stockhütte, which are perfect for walking in the summer and ski in the winter, being in the same place family friendly. These can be reached with cable cars. From Beckenried you can go on trips round the Lake of Lucerne.

Beckenried as a winter and summer resort

The resort of Beckenried is a perfect place for families that want to spend some days of skiing or snowboarding on the Klewenalp-Stockhütte. It offers many slopes with different difficulty levels and lenghts. There is also a possibility to attend the ski school and learn how to practice this popular winter sport.

Klewenalp, ©Chregu/Flickr

Klewenalp, ©Chregu/Flickr

Spending a summer holiday or maybe a few days in Beckenried is not boring at all. The area of Klewenalp-Stockhütte becomes a perfect area for bikers or those who love mountain walking. There are many opportunities for families with children, like a pet’s zoo, a “marmot park”, playground for the little ones, and a family safari, all these is a beautiful natural surrounding. After spending a day up there, you can come back to the resort of Beckenried, choose a moutain inn or even a tepee camp.

Beckenried, ©vasile23/Flickr

Beckenried, ©vasile23/Flickr

Near Beckenried are many other settlements, that wort to be visited, each offering many activity options for anybody. We mention the resort of Emmetten, exacly near Neckenried, then the next resort, called Seelisberg. This is a spectalucar peninsula in the Lake of Lucerne.

Must see tourist attractions in Beckenried

In the area of the resort of Beckenried are many tourist attractions both for young and old. These include the family safari of the Klewenalp-Seelisberg, the footpaht of Emmetten that offers a lot of information about the wildlife of the Oberbauerstock and you can see wild animals as well. There is a possibility to learn about the history of Switerland in the area if you attend the Swiss Path walk. You can try a boat ride with a beautiful natural landscape and you can travel until Lucern, where you can spend a great day shopping or discovering other tourist attractions.

Beckenried Coastline, ©huskyte77/Flickr

Beckenried Coastline, ©huskyte77/Flickr

Our tourist guide to the resort of Beckenried must mention the most important events that take place in the area as well. In February are held the carnivals in the resort of Seelisberh and in Beckenried, many Sundays in summer time is Yodelling service in the nearby church on the Klewenalp, in ain July is a country music festival and there is an interesting program for those who arrive in Beckenried in November as well, with a special swiss food market including cheese and different meat products and many programs for children.

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