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7 fun facts about Beckenried that you didn’t know yet!

Discover Beckenried, a picturesque village on Lake Lucerne, and immerse yourself in a world full of unknown secrets. Did you know that Beckenried is a popular holiday resort? Or that one of the oldest preserved village churches in Switzerland is located here? Let yourself be amazed by 7 exciting fun facts and find out more about the fascinating history and hidden treasures of this charming village.

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Fun facts about Beckenried that you didn’t know yet!

1. Beckenried is a popular holiday resort

The beautiful location on Lake Lucerne, the many leisure activities and the numerous hotels and restaurants make Beckenried a popular destination for tourists from all over the world.

2. the population of Beckenried has risen sharply in recent years

In 1900, around 500 people still lived in Beckenried. Today there are over 3,500 inhabitants.

3. one of the oldest preserved village churches in Switzerland is located in Beckenried

The church of St Mauritius was built in the 12th century and is a popular destination for culture lovers.

4. Beckenried is a paradise for water sports enthusiasts

Lake Lucerne offers ideal conditions for swimming, boating, sailing and surfing.

5. Beckenried is an ideal starting point for hiking and cycling tours

There is a well-developed network of hiking and cycling trails in the area around Beckenried.

6. Beckenried is a village with a long and traditional history

The history of Beckenried dates back to the 8th century

7. Beckenried is a beautiful place with lots to discover

The picturesque village on Lake Lucerne is an ideal destination for anyone who wants to relax and enjoy nature.

About Beckenried

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Beckenried is a municipality in the canton of Nidwalden in Switzerland. It lies on the southern shore of Lake Lucerne, at the foot of the Klewenalp. Beckenried has around 3,500 inhabitants and is a popular holiday resort.

Geography

Beckenried lies at 435 metres above sea level on the southern shore of Lake Lucerne. The municipality stretches between Klewenalp in the south and Lake Lucerne in the north, giving its settlement area an elongated shape.

History of the village

The history of Beckenried dates back to the 8th century.

Economy

Beckenried’s economy is strongly characterised by tourism. There are numerous hotels, restaurants and leisure facilities in the municipality. There are also several commercial and industrial enterprises.

Conclusion

Beckenried is a beautiful place with lots to discover. The picturesque village on Lake Lucerne is an ideal destination for anyone who wants to relax and enjoy nature.

Bonus tip: Discover Beckenried with Foxtrail

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Foxtrail is a unique and interactive scavenger hunt that offers visitors an innovative way to discover Beckenried and its sights. In this adventure, participants are guided through the town in teams, solving puzzles and deciphering clues to find the next location on their way. This experience is designed to not only encourage physical movement through the town, but also to challenge teamwork and logical thinking.

How does the Foxtrail in Beckenried work?

Starting point: Each Foxtrail begins at a designated starting point where teams receive their documents and initial clues. This marks the start of their adventure through Beckenried.

Solve puzzles: Participants have to solve various puzzles that lead them to hidden messages, unusual places and impressive sights in Beckenried. The puzzles are designed to encourage participants to take a closer look at the surroundings and engage with the town’s history and culture.

Team experience: Although Foxtrail can be experienced with family, friends or as a team-building activity with colleagues, the focus is on the shared experience. The tasks require communication and co-operation, which makes the whole thing a social experience.

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Taking part in a Foxtrail in Beckenried gives visitors the opportunity to explore the town in a fun way. They not only discover the well-known sights, but also hidden corners and special places that are off the beaten track. At the same time, they learn interesting facts about Beckenried and its history, making the experience both educational and entertaining. Foxtrail thus offers a perfect combination of adventure, culture and fun, ideal for anyone who wants to discover Beckenried in a unique and interactive way.

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