This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Seelisberg.
Seelisberg, Switzerland, is a municipality in the canton of Uri in Central Switzerland. Seelisberg is sparsely populated with around six hundred eighty inhabitants. The canton of Uri covers the valley of the Reuss ("Rüüss" in Swiss German), the fourth-largest Swiss river. The territory stretches between the freshwater fjord Lake Lucerne and the well-known St. Gotthard Pass. The official language in the canton is German.
Tourists come for the mountains that surround the small municipality. Outdoors activities such as hiking and biking are very popular in summer. Winter sport lovers can try out the ski resort Klewenalp-Stockhütte with more than forty kilometers of slopes and a beautiful view of the Lake Lucerne (in German, "Vierwaldstättersee"). The Eventcenter Seelisberg AG offers many different activities associated with motorsport and vehicle safety. If you like cars and vehicles, you can check it out -- the safety centre offers activities such as snow and ice drifting, go-kart driving, and quad tours.
Visitors can expect maximum average temperatures from twenty-one to twenty-three degrees Celsius in summer. The continental winter in the canton of Uri has maximum average temperatures from two to four degrees Celsius. Keep in mind that the temperatures drop if you go up to the top of the mountains.
Your options for a Seelisberg, Switzerland hostel will be limited, but in and around Seelisberg, travelers can choose from several hotels, bed-and-breakfast places, and a natural campsite next to the mountain lake Seelisberger Seeli. Your Seelisberg, Switzerland hostel is located in a renovated old farm house with decent prices. There are no parking spaces at the hostel. From the nearest parking, you have to walk approximately fifteen minutes to the accommodation.
The ski resort Klewenalp-Stockhütte is around twenty-two kilometers from the municipality of Seelisberg. Apart from skiing and snowboarding, sport enthusiasts can also try out sledding and snowshoe hiking. In summer, the area is also popular for hiking, and you can enjoy a first-class panorama on the Lake Lucerne and the surrounding mountain range.
Written by local enthusiast for Seelisberg hostelsFlo