Quality of life in the highest degree
Living in Obwalden is like being on vacation. Enjoy the stunning beauty of central Switzerland in quiet, idyllic surroundings while benefiting from an unrivaled central location right in the heart of Switzerland.
Switzerland’s quality of life is ranked among the top places in the world. Obwalden easily meets these demands.
The seven communities offer diverse living situations. No matter whether you feel more comfortable in small-town surroundings or prefer to settle in a lively tourism and winter sports region – Obwalden offers you this unique selection.
Thanks to its advantageous location in the geographic center of Switzerland and its outstanding transportation links, you’re only minutes away from the most important centers.
Due to the manageable size of the canton, you live in a very safe environment. People know and appreciate each other. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that Obwalden enjoys one of Europe’s lowest crime rates. In Obwalden, children can walk to school without any problems. Even in Switzerland, such a high degree of quality of life is not a matter of course.
Despite or perhaps because of the canton’s modest size, privacy is highly valued in Obwalden. You can expect the highest degree of discretion from your partners and the authorities.
Obwalden offers a wide range of educational opportunities. In addition to completing regular public school, you can also obtain the bilingual baccalaureate here. Thanks to the advantageous location, access to all important universities and technical colleges is given.