- Nidwalden - Capital: Stans - Population: 41888 - Area (km²): 276 - Official languages: German Between Lake Lucerne, which is in the north, the mountain ranges of the Alps in the south, Nidwalden offers a surprising landscape! Many hiking trails, optimum coverage by public transport, very strange dialects and a music festival whose fame far beyond the cantonal borders.
Ideal starting point for various ski regions (Bannalp, Engelberg, Titlis, Jochpass etc.) - in the summer many hiking trails or the lake of Lucerne which is only 10 km away. Small familiar hotel, nice rooms. Restaurant with typical atmosphere. 30 minutes by car to Lucerne.