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The little market town of Sachseln is in a pretty spot at the edge of Lake Sarnen. Together with the holy ground of Ranft it is also a particularly moving pilgrimage destination; in coming to pray here to St Nicolas of Flüe, Swiss Catholics demonstrate both their faith and their patriotism.

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  • With a rapid descent, towards the bottom of the Melchaa Valley, you reach the chapel hermitage, a 17C sanctuary decorated with painted panels showing the life of the ascetic. Note the fine Gothic Christ from the old church of Sachseln. The neighbouri..

  • The large Baroque building, supported by Melchtal black marble columsn, contains the relics of St Nicholas of Flue (15C) on a special altar at the entrance to the choir. This saint played a major role as a negotiator among the Confederates. His remai..

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  • Jugendstilhotel Paxmontana

    Dossen 1 CH - 6073 Flüeli

    Built in 1896 in the Art Nouveau style, the historic Jugendstilhotel Paxmontana, standing on a hill in a beautiful location in the Canton of Obwalden, has won many awards. This jewel of architecture combines the atmosphere of the past with modern ..

  • Gasthaus Engel

    Brünigstrasse 100 CH - 6072 Sachseln

    Prix Prices from : 75 CHF

    Located in the centre of Sachseln, 200 metres from Lake Sarnen and the train station, the family-run Gasthaus Engel features a Gault Millau-awarded restaurant serving Swiss and international cuisine. It also comes with a large wine cellar. The rooms..

  • Hotel Fluematte Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Bitzigasse 16 CH - 6073 Flüeli

    Prix Prices from : 81 CHF

    Featuring a big garden, an à-la-carte restaurant and a spa area, the Hotel Fluematte enjoys a quiet location, 200 metres from the Flüeli-Ranft bus stop and a half-hour drive from Lucerne. Free private parking is available. Free WiFi is available in t..

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