Beckenried is located in the canton of Nidwalden and extends directly on the shores of Lake Lucerne. Perfectly nestled between the breathtaking mountains - Rigi, Pilatus, Stanserhorn to name a few - Lake Lucerne and the proximity to Lucerne.
The region of Central Switzerland offers countless and very varied opportunities to do sports all year round, be it skiing, hiking, swimming, playing tennis, mini golf or simply enjoying a round trip on the unique steamboats. Whether by boat, bus, bicycle or by foot. The region is well developed and leaves nothing to be desired. Historically, the region with its proximity to the Rütli meadow and the Tellschwur also a lot of attractions.
Beautiful day itineraries in the area, which are highly recommended, such as the Alpine trail or a hike on the breezes, which offers a lot of special along the way, such as the carillon on the Tellsplatte.
Other activities on the lake: stand up paddling, water skiing, canoeing, etc. offer sports enthusiasts, especially in summer, a lot of fun. If you like to move around at high altitudes, paragliding is recommended.
In winter, the Klewenalp ski resort offers a sporty balance right in town: skiing, tobogganing or snowshoeing. For a change, you can also do winter sports on the Titlis.