Sarnen
in Obwalden of Canton of Obwalden, Switzerland

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
46.896 and 8.245 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 46° 53' 45" and E 8° 14' 43"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - CHF
Spoken languages:
German, French, Italian, Romansh
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:21 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Europe/Zurich
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:55 am and 5:25 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ouwenga
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Delve into Sarnen

Sarnen in Obwalden (Canton of Obwalden) with it's 9,410 habitants is located in Switzerland about 38 mi (or 61 km) east of Bern, the country's capital town.

Current time in Sarnen is now 08:21 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Zurich with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 12 airports close to Sarnen, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Switzerland is Buochs Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 14 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps in Austria at a distance of 26 mi (or 43 km). The closest in Switzerland is Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch in a distance of 29 mi (or 43 km), North. We encountered 10 points of interest near this location. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Stans, Luzern, Ennetburgen, Schuepfheim and Kussnacht. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 4°C / 38 °F

Morning Temperature 4°C / 38 °F
Evening Temperature 2°C / 35 °F
Night Temperature -1°C / 30 °F
Chance of rainfall 8%
Air Humidity 98%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Snow

Thursday, 30th of January 2020

6°C (42 °F)
5°C (41 °F)
Moderate rain, overcast clouds.

Friday, 31st of January 2020

9°C (47 °F)
4°C (39 °F)
Light rain, setting, broken clouds.

Saturday, 1st of February 2020

9°C (48 °F)
2°C (36 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, calm, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Krone Sarnen

Address
0,1 mi
Brünigstrasse 130
6060 Sarnen
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 6:00 - 23:00


Kreuz Sachseln

Address
2,0 mi
Bruder-Klausen Weg 1
6072 Sachseln
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Seehotel Wilerbad

Address
1,8 mi
Wilerbadstrasse 6
6062 Wilen (Sarnen)
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:30 - 23:30
Weekend: 6:30 - 23:30


Chalet Paxmontana

Address
2,0 mi
Flüelistrasse 5
6073 Flüeli-Ranft
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 22:00
Weekend: closed


Paxmontana Jugendstilhotel

Address
2,0 mi
Dossen 1
6073 Flüeli-Ranft
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 22:00
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Tele 1 | Ad Astra Sarnen kämpft um Aufstieg

Published: March 23, 2015
Length: 00:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ad Astra Sarnen

Bericht von Tele 1 vom 15. März 2015 zum Unihockey Nationalliga B Playoff-Halbfinalspiel zwischen Ad Astra Sarnen und Unihockey Mittelland.


Seefeld Park Sarnen Switzerland 2011

Published: August 15, 2011
Length: 04:57 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Rockguitar Channel

A film from the beautifull camping Seefeld Park Sarnen at the Sarnen lake in Switzerland Filmed with iPad 2, edited with Imovie.


Skate au bowl de Sarnen.

Published: June 03, 2008
Length: 03:03 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: inward68

Une petite session au superbe bowl de Sarnen (Obwalden, Suisse) avec Valère Bakaria, Damien Descotis et Nicolas Schneider. Musique: Bonobo-Recurring.


Goalshow U16 | Ad Astra Sarnen - UH Verbano Gordola 7:6

Published: November 19, 2014
Length: 05:22 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Ad Astra Sarnen

Goalshow Junioren U16 B, Gruppe 1 (16.11.2014): Ad Astra Sarnen (Team Unterwalden) - UH Verbano Gordola 7:6.


SWISSVIEW - OW, Sarnen

Published: October 06, 2010
Length: 26:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: SWISSVIEW

Obwalden, Sarnen, Brünigstrasse, Burg Landenberg, Schützenhaus, Zeughaus.


Gesellen-Theater des Kolping-Vereins Sarnen: Probe am 3.2.2015

Published: February 04, 2015
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: OWJuergen

Probe des Gesellen-Theaters "Gauner, Goldfisch und Monetä" des Kolping-Vereins Sarnen am 3.2.2015. Das Bühnenbild ist noch unvollständig aber alle Darsteller bereits voller Elan und ...


Gesellen-Theater 2015 des Kolping-Verein Sarnen: Schlussapplaus

Published: March 01, 2015
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: OWJuergen

Schlussapplaus und Verbeugung der Schauspieler der Aufführung des Theaterstücks "Gauner, Goldfisch und Monetä" des Gesellen-Theaters des Kolping-Vereins Sarnen (Schweiz).


SWISSVIEW - OW, Sarnen, Landenberg

Published: October 06, 2010
Length: 25:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: SWISSVIEW

Obwalden, Sarnen, Burg Landenberg, Schützenhaus, Zeughaus, Sarner Aa, Dorfkapelle Maria Lauretana.


Cup | FC Sarnen - SC Eich 2 | 14.09.2012

Published: September 17, 2012
Length: 09:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: SCEich2

Nach einem eher mässigen Start in die Meisterschaft war das Team des SC Eich 2 im Cupspiel auswärts gegen den FC Sarnen gefordert. Die Eicher spielten und kämpften solidarisch, und liessen...


Gesellen-Theater des Kolping-Vereins Sarnen: Probe am 3.2.2015

Published: February 04, 2015
Length: 00:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: OWJuergen

Probe des Gesellen-Theaters "Gauner, Goldfisch und Monetä" des Kolping-Vereins Sarnen am 3.2.2015. Das Bühnenbild ist noch unvollständig aber alle Darsteller bereits voller Elan und Enthusiasmus...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Lake Sarnen

Lake Sarnen is a lake in the Swiss canton of Obwalden. The lake is on the Sarner Aa river, which flows out of the Lake Lungern, through the Lake Sarnen, and into Lake Lucerne. The municipalities of Sarnen and Sachseln are located on the shores of the lake, and the Brünig railway line follows the eastern shore. The lake's area is about 7.5 km² and its maximum depth is 51 m. It is about 5.7 km long and, at its widest, 1.6 km wide.

Located at 46.8625, 8.20861 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lakes of Switzerland, Lakes of Obwalden, Reuss drainage basin

Wichelsee

Wichelsee is a lake in Obwalden, Switzerland. Its surface area is 0.22 km². The reservoir is located in the municipalities of Alpnach and Sarnen. It formed after the Sarner Aa was damed in 1955. The area around the lake was protected in 2005.

Located at 46.9194, 8.2725 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lakes of Obwalden, Lakes of Switzerland, Reservoirs in Switzerland, Reuss drainage basin, Protected areas of Switzerland

A8 motorway (Switzerland)

The A8 motorway, an Autobahn in central Switzerland, is a divided highway connecting the Bernese Oberland and the Innerschweiz. It is part of the National Road N8. For the Canton of Obwalden, it is the lifeline that has allowed the settling of industrial firms in this historically predominantly agricultural region. Via the A8, speedy connections to the major economic centers in the Mittelland and the north-south transit axis A2 are now possible.

Located at 46.9156, 8.26704 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Motorways in Switzerland

Sarnen railway station

Sarnen is a Swiss railway station on the Brünig line, owned by the Zentralbahn, that links Lucerne and Interlaken. The station is in the municipality of Sarnen in the canton of Obwalden. The station is served by passenger trains:

Located at 46.8943, 8.24743 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in the canton of Obwalden,

Sachseln railway station

Sachseln is a Swiss railway station on the Brünig line, owned by the Zentralbahn, that links Lucerne and Interlaken. The station is in the municipality of Sachseln in the canton of Obwalden. The station is served by passenger trains:

Located at 46.8711, 8.23793 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in the canton of Obwalden,

Ewil Maxon railway station

Ewil Maxon is a Swiss railway station on the Brünig line, owned by the Zentralbahn, that links Lucerne and Interlaken. The station is in the municipality of Sachseln in the canton of Obwalden. It takes its name from the nearby hamlet of Ewil, together with the precision electric motor manufacturer Maxon Motor, whose plant adjoins the station. The station is served by passenger trains:

Located at 46.8605, 8.2188 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in the canton of Obwalden,

capture of the webcam Sarnen: Sarnersee mit Obwaldner Berge

Sarnen: Sarnersee mit Obwaldner Berge, Sarnen (source)

capture of the webcam Sarnen: Blick von − nach Sueden

Sarnen: Blick von − nach Sueden, Sarnen (source)

capture of the webcam Alpnach: Schoried − und der Pilatus

Alpnach: Schoried − und der Pilatus, Alpnach (source)

capture of the webcam Sarnen: Airfield Kägiswil (LSPG), NE

Sarnen: Airfield Kägiswil (LSPG), NE, Sarnen (source)

capture of the webcam Sarnen: Airfield Kägiswil (LSPG), SE

Sarnen: Airfield Kägiswil (LSPG), SE, Sarnen (source)

capture of the webcam Sachseln: Sarnersee

Sachseln: Sarnersee, Sachseln (source)

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Sarnen, سارنين, Горад Зарнен, Зарнен, Sarno, سرنان, סרנן, ZKC, ザルネン, 자르넨, Zarnenas, سرنین, زارنن, 薩爾嫩