Lake Sarnen in Obwalden, Switzerland - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Lake Sarnen

Lake Sarnen, Switzerland

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About Lake Sarnen

Lake Sarnen is a lake in the canton of Obwalden in Switzerland. It is on the Sarner Aa. It flows out of the Lake Lungern, through the Lake Sarnen, and into Lake Lucerne. The municipalities of Sarnen and Sachseln are located on the shores of the lake, and the Brünig railway line follows the eastern shore.



Attractions near Lake Sarnen

Sarner Aa6.69km from Lake Sarnen

The Sarner Aa is a 28 km long river in the Swiss canton of Obwalden. It drains the area to the eastern side of the Brünig Pass, flowing through the Lake Lungern, Lake Sarnen, and the Wichelsee, before entering Lake Lucerne near Alpnach. It goes by several names over its length, being known as the Lauibach upstream of the Lungerersee, and the Aa or Aawasser between the Lungerersee and Lake Sarnen.

Wichelsee6.98km from Lake Sarnen

A beautiful lake located in the heart of Obwalden and a large number of bird species have nested around the Wichelsee, which is under nature protection. It is also a popular recreational area. Are you looking for nature and silence, then you've come to the right place.

Geographical centre of Switzerland7.97km from Lake Sarnen

The geographical centre of Switzerland has the coordinates 46°48′4″N 8°13′36″ECoordinates: 46°48′4″N 8°13′36″E. It is located at Älggi-Alp in the municipality of Sachseln, Obwalden. The point is the centre of mass determined in 1988 by Swisstopo.  As the point is difficult to access, a stone was set 500 m further south-east on Älggi Alp. This symbolizes the centre of Switzerland and is located at 46°47′54″N 8°13′55″E . A plaque on the stone commemorates the winner of the "Swiss of the Year" awar

Glaubenberg Pass8.83km from Lake Sarnen

Glaubenberg Pass is a 19.1 mile point-to-point trail located near Sarnen, Obwald, Switzerland that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for road biking, mountain biking, and scenic driving.

Lake Lungern8.83km from Lake Sarnen

Lake Lungern is a natural lake in Obwalden, Switzerland. It is nestled between impressive mountains and beautiful scenery. The lake is named after the town Lungern on its shore. Our accommodation was really close to it, so we spent several days exploring this area. There are so many things to do at Lake Lungern. It is a paradise for outdoor lovers.

Ächerli Pass9.49km from Lake Sarnen

Ächerli Pass is a high mountain pass between the cantons of Obwalden and Nidwalden. It connects Kerns in the canton of Obwalden and Dallenwil in the canton of Nidwalden. The pass road has grades of up to 15 percent. From the road, peaks such as Pilatus, Rigi, Buochserhorn, Titlis, and Stanserhorn are visible.

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