Giswil is in the canton of Obwalden in Switzerland. Enjoying the Alpine panorama, while rushing on a mountain bike into the picturesque valley in no time at all. Trekking with llamas. Following the famous Magronen Trail in the Alps, and observing how delectable Alpine cheese is produced. Enjoying the countryside on a leisurely excursion by a horse-drawn carriage. Dipping into a crystal-clear lake. Circling the lake on rollerblades, or taking a 30-minute train ride to Lucerne to go shopping or to attend a concert. Experiencing the special atmosphere of nighttime skiing. Enjoying the magnificent panorama of the mountain world and the Sarneraa Valley.
The "Discovery Tour" begins at Giswil , via the passes of Brünig, Grimsel and Gries to Ponte in the Val Formazza. Visit the mule traders lifestyle and work, and learn about the vivid and moving history of the Sbrinz-Route.
Area 78.18 km2 (30.19 sq mi)
46°50’ north latitude, 8°11’ east longitude
Map of Giswil