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Kloster Kappel - Things to Know Before Visiting

Kappelerhof 5, 8926 Kappel am Albis, Switzerland

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About Kloster Kappel

The former monastery dating from 1185, centrally situated between Zurich, Zug, and Lucerne, offers a magnificent view of the alps. It was completely refurbished in 2012 with a focus on preserving the historic building style. 79 functional rooms, all with private shower/WC. Numerous utility rooms, and ample space to retreat to a quiet corner within the large compound. The impressive Klosterkeller restaurant and cosy monastery café with panorama terrace offer homemade specialities, freshly prepare


Attractions Near Kloster Kappel

Schnabelburg Castle
Schnabelburg Castle4km from Kloster Kappel

A small and beautiful castle located in the heart of Zug in the year of 1150. It has faced so many wars and some parts of the castle were destroyed and this place is now an important place of national significance.

Sihlwald
Sihlwald4.74km from Kloster Kappel

The Sihlwald forest lies just outside Zurich and is the first national nature discovery park inviting you to explore and spot wild animals up close in Langenberg. It is the largest, pristine mixed beech forest in Central Switzerland. Hiking through this beautiful forest is a wonderful experience.

Türlersee
Türlersee4.94km from Kloster Kappel

A beautiful lake located in the heart of Zurich and this 1.4 kilometers long and 500-meter wide lake is listed in the Inventory of Landscapes and Natural Monuments of National Importance. The lake is a popular recreation area in the Zürich region. A lido and other beaches and walkways along the lake offer natural bathing facilities for adults and children.

Hirzel Höhi
Hirzel Höhi5.26km from Kloster Kappel

The Hirzel Höhi is a mule pass in the foothills of the canton of Zurich, which connects Horgen and Sihlbrugg. The former trade route continued via Baar, Zug, Immensee - Küssnacht or Brunnen across Lake Lucerne to Flüelen to the Gotthard and to Italy. The most important goods transported were salt from north to south and wine vice versa. In addition, silk, velvet, brocade, linen, iron, grain, rice, cheese, and oil were traded.

Höllgrotten caves
Höllgrotten caves5.32km from Kloster Kappel

The Höllgrotten is a group of stalactite caves in the Lorzentobel near Baar in the canton of Zug. The caves have small lakes, stalactites, stalagmites, and stagnates in various colors. They have been formed from calcareous springs over the course of millennia. Each cave has its own picture. In the root grotto in the upper part of the cave, encrusted tree roots can be seen.

Zimmerberg
Zimmerberg5.38km from Kloster Kappel

Zimmerberg is a mountain and a region located in the district of Horgen in the canton of Zurich, Switzerland. Its name bases on the Old High German word zimbar in the meaning of lumber. It is one of the picturesque location and also a suitable area for trekking and picnicking too.

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Canton of Zug
Canton of Zug
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The Canton of Zug is one of the smallest of the Swiss cantons in terms of area. The canton is located in central Switzerland and covers an area of 239 square kilometre

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