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At the foot of Mount Titlis in the picturesque Urner Alps and in the heart of Switzerland, is the Obwalden village aptly named Mountain of Angels - Engelberg, just 35km from Lucerne and 90km from Zurich.
Built around an historic Benedictine Monastery, Engelberg-Titlis is framed by breathtaking Alpine scenes and mountainous backdrops making it a comfortable winter sport heaven with a vast array of ski, snow and cross country activities, which in addition to Titlis, takes in Fürenalp and the Brunni.
The Titlis at 3,238 m is the highest glacier excursion destination, accessible via the world’s first revolving cable car which connects Engelberg to the summit of Klein Titlis (3,028 m) and home to the illuminated glacier cave, through the three stages of Gerschnialp, Trübsee and Stand. The famous Titlis Cliff Walk, the highest suspension bridge in Europe, offers jaw-breaking vistas across the Alps and perfect content for those social media junkies.
Engelberg-Titlis is The resort is home to some 25 lifts, 82 km ski runs with a 2000m drop, 35 km of cross country, 7km toboggan runs and 49 km of winter hiking trails.
The village boasts excellent eateries ranging from the gourmet through to rustic deliciousness and a surprisingly buoyant Après-ski scene which sits high on the agenda, especially come the weekend when the nearby social scene of Lucerne hits the piste.
Eye candy sets the tone, a decisively chilled design refuge of honeyed timbers and smooth noir accented interiors, a foodie basecamp and cabin-esque hideout for the lovers of keeping it easy, perched hillside overlooking Engelberg.