maxon motor ag in Sachseln on Lake Sarnen
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Your new home in Obwalden

Why live in Obwalden?

The canton of Obwalden is characterized by its exceptional diversity. Here, the advantages of Central Switzerland come together:

Live like you’re on vacation: Surrounded by breath­taking scenery, you enjoy life in the peaceful idyll right in the heart of Switzerland – the quality of life cannot be surpassed.

Central location: In Obwalden, you live in the geographic center of Switzerland. The larger centers like Lucerne, Zug, and Zurich are thus only minutes away. Thanks to excellent connections, the transport routes are extremely convenient.

Attractive tax environment: Taxes in the canton of Obwalden are among the lowest in all of Europe. The low income and wealth taxes offer ideal financial conditions.

Extensive educational offer: Profit from the broad range of opportunities in the canton and good connections to the renowned universities of Switzerland.

Engelberg and its historic Benedictine monastery
The Schacherseppli monument and distant view of Giswil
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By the way: As an entrepreneur, you’re also in a very good starting position in Obwalden.