The Melchsee-Frutt offers a versatile skiing area. In winter there are 14 transport facilities and some 40 kilometres of groomed slopes. The children's ski area and the Vogelbühl beginners' ski lift are also close by.
For acrobats and those who want to become acrobats, the largest snow park in Central Switzerland is located in the Erzegg slope area. Rails, small to medium obstacles and jumps characterise this versatile park.
The 15 km of groomed cross-country trails lead you to many picturesque spots including dreamy Tannensee, where you can enjoy your break at the mountain restaurant Tannalp.
The eight-kilometre run to Stöckalp is a "must" for sledgers. To make sure that you are ready for the longest sledging run in Central Switzerland, you can train on the Melchsee-Frutt learning trail for sledging.
In winter you can reach Tannalp without snowshoes on the prepared winter hiking trail. You can find further routes on the overview of the sports tracks.
From Melchsee-Frutt, five marked snowshoe tours of different lengths lead you to fantastic winter paradises.
The fishing team offers unforgettable ice-fishing experiences on the frozen lake Melchsee. If you are interested, please contact us and we will be happy to make you an individual offer.
The information office for the guests on Melchsee-Frutt is located in the old cable car station, in the middle of the village. The ski school and rental of sports equipment and clothing are right next to the tourist information desk.
Located in the middle of the village, the small shop Tutti Frutt sells various everyday items. Here you can buy hygiene products, everything for the hiking backpack and souvenirs.
One of our most beautiful hikes is the four-lakes hike from Engelberg to Melchsee-Frutt. All the hikes, including description and hiking time, are listed on the hiking page of the destination.
The Fruttli train departs from the old mountain station in the centre of the village and stops several times on its way to Tannalp. In Tannalp there are not only fine menus in the mountain guesthouse, but also an Alpine cheese dairy.
For young and old guests alike, there are ten stations around lake Melchsee which present information concerning the marmot in a playful way.
The discOWer ropes park right next to the Stöckalp valley station promises climbing fun on nine routes with various difficulty levels. The ropes park also offers a great barbecue area.
The rock band at Bonistock features over 160 climbing routes. The rock offers a wide variety of climbs and difficulty levels from 3a to 8 on the French scale.
Fishing fun is guaranteed in lakes Melchsee, Tannensee and Blauseeli. The obligatory license can be obtained online or at the hotel. We are happy to prepare your fish for you in our restaurants.
A limited number of e-bikes are available to our guests to explore the area. Various bike tours lead past Melchsee-Frutt, and it is possible to transport the bikes with the gondolas. The descent from Melchsee-Frutt to Stöckalp can also be enjoyed on scooters or fat bikes.
Various fireplaces on Melchsee-Frutt invite you to barbecue. All fireplaces are equipped with dry wood, a grill, tables and benches. At the reception you can order barbecue packages in advance.
One of the largest karst cave systems in Switzerland is located in the Melchtal region. Along with a cave guide, you can dive into the exciting underworld full of secrets.