The village itself is built around a monastery and offers a wide range of activities for the visitors here. Its proximity to Mount Titlis and Mount Hahnen makes this village resort one of the top ski destinations in the region. It offers diverse skiing and free ride opportunities for enthusiasts of the sport of all levels.
It is spread over an area of 2000 meters and offers fantastic conditions for snowboarding, sledding, cross country skiing and a whole variety of winter festivities and activities. In summers, Engelberg becomes a haven for hiking, rock climbing, mountaineering, biking and golf.
The Brunni area has many activities to keep the most restless teenager occupied. There is a huge playground, a toboggan run, Globi treasure hunt and the barefoot trail.
How to Reach Engelberg
Best Time to Visit Engelberg
If you want to hit the slopes and indulge in skiing and other snow activities then December to February is the best time to visit Engelberg. The average temperature at this time is 5°C during the day and it drops to about 0.1°C at night. This is the best time to enjoy the ski slopes of Mount Titlis and other places.
What Not to Miss at Engelberg
Here are some of the best things to do in Engelberg:
Take a walk along Europe’s highest suspension bridge, the Cliff Walk. There is also a freestyle park where you can enjoy skiing and other activities in the snow all year round.
Other Essential Information About Engelberg
Travellers Tips to Visit Engelberg
- Pack tissues, paper towels and wet wipes as these are difficult to find here.
- Pack an emergency first aid kit with essential medications for minor ailments such as headache, upset stomach, personal hygiene products, antiseptic creams, pain killers, etc.
- Do not forget to try out the local delicacies such as Rösti, Raclette, Birchermüesli, Älplermagronen and many more.
- Visit the glass factory to buy the best glass souvenirs you can find here.