Skiing around Lucerne
Surrounding Lucerne you'll find some of the most beautiful peaks in Switzerland. Most of them can be enjoyed by cable car. You can however also enjoy a hike up accompanied by stunning views.
One of the easily accessible ski hills from Lucerne, Engelberg-Titlis is a must for all skiers and snowboarders. Boasting 82km of slopes and beautiful scenery from one of Central Switzerland’s most famous mountains, Titlis is the largest ski resort in Central Switzerland with plenty of on-piste and off-piste activities. Skiing is generally open from December to April, but atop the glacier can be accessible from October to May. Because Engelberg-Titlis is family-friendly, avoid the crowds by going during the week if possible as weekends can get quite busy! Importantly, students with the ‘StuCard’ from KantonalBank Lucerne will receive a discount if skiing on a weekday. Ticket prices for Adults (20+ years) start at 65CHF for a day but can be cheaper if under the age of 19.
A beautiful mountain range located South-East of Lucerne, Andermatt is one of the best ski resorts for all levels of skiers near Lucerne. Known well for its off-piste and freeriding atmosphere, Andermatt has beautiful vistas with exciting verticals for freerider skiers. With over 120km of on-piste trails, most of them appeal to the beginner-intermediate level skier, with a variety of trails available to more advanced skiers looking to challenge the mountain. Regular admission to the mountain costs around 60CHF (it can vary depending on the day). Andermatt also offers a discount on select Wednesdays for 15CHF (10CHF + 5CHF deposit you get back at the end of the day).