The canton of Nidwalden lies in the heart of Switzerland, just south of Lake Lucerne, surrounded by mountain ranges, between the cantons of Lucerne, Schwyz, Uri, Obwalden and Bern. It is one of the country's founding cantons.
The village of Beckenried (436 m above sea level) lies on the southern shore of Lake Lucerne, at the foot of Klewenalp, with a view of the famous Mount Rigi on the other side of the lake.
Capital of Canton Nidwalden, Stans is the city where you'll see a memorial commemorating the heroic (but legendary) death of Arnold von Winkelried during the Battle of Sempach in 1386.
The Stanserhorn is a mountain located in the canton of Nidwalden, peaking at 1,898 metres (6,227 ft) above sea level. This popular tourist destination can be reached from Stans by a funicular railway and a cable car.
Trübsee is a lake at 1764m above sea level at the foot of the Titlis, above the village of Engelberg. It is also the name of the intermediate station of the nearby Titlis cable car.
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