Gottschalkenberg, CH

The Gottschalkenberg is a popular excursion destination with a magnificent panoramic view high above the Aegeri valley. Visitors will find an excellent restaurant here at 1140 meters and a variety of accommodation options in the midst of a magnificent natural landscape.


The “Bellevue” vantage point is particularly popular, with the area of Lake Zurich on the one side, and the Alpine panorama of Glarus on the other. The “Gottschäli”, as it is called by the locals, is best reached from Oberägeri via the Raten Pass, or from Finstersee via the Sparenhütte on a forest road.

The Aegeri Valley with the deep blue Aegerisee offers a variety of activities and swimming opportunities. The Gottschalkenberg presents ideal opportunities for all pedestrians – from easy walks to sporty hikes.

Climate path, panorama path and the nearby installment path are suitable for young and old. Sportsmen enjoy themselves on bike routes, biker trails, sledding and ski slopes and snowshoe trails.

The Gottschalkenberg Restaurant is located high above Lake Zurich and the Aegeri Valley, nestled in a beautiful natural landscape with a unique panoramic view of the Swiss Alps. At this historic place they welcome you warmly. Enjoy the advantages of the local recreation area Raten and let yourself be infected by their hospitality.

Getting there

By any means or by choice of public transport services: SBB Timetable, please click here.

The Country

Switzerland is a mountainous Central European country, home to numerous lakes, villages and the high peaks of the Alps. Its cities contain landmarks like capital Bern’s Zytglogge clock tower and Lucerne’s wooden chapel bridge.

The country is also known for its ski resorts and hiking trails. Banking and finance are key industries, and Swiss watches and chocolate are world renowned.

The Weather

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