Bürgenstock, Weggis, Switzerland
The Bürgenstock is a famous mountain in Switzerland (1,115 m above sea level) located in the middle of Lake Lucerne. Bürgenstock is also a famous resort located at 874 m a.s.l. on the same mountain. The lookout point at the summit of the Bürgenstock, the Hemmetschwand, offers an extraordinarily beautiful and famous view, for the mountain is almost entirely surrounded by Lake Lucerne.
The mountain and the resort Bürgenstock are very prominent tourist destinations in Switzerland.The small resort “Bürgenstock” can be reached by a mountain road as well as with the Bürgenstock Funicular which starts from the boat landing pier at Kehrsiten-Bürgenstock on Lake Lucerne. The highest summit of the Bürgenstock can be reached from the resort by means of a cliff-side path followed by the famous Hammetschwand Elevator.
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