Arrival in Langnau im Emmental
Luggage drop-off in Langnau i.E. High-altitude hike over the Hohwacht-Girsgrat range of hills. Along the way, a historic signal post, a cheese dairy that is guaranteed to produce genuine Emmental cheese and one of the oldest tunnels in Switzerland. Typical Emmental patchwork of harrows, ditches, meadows and woods
Eggiwil – Schangnau
Ridge walk on the west flank of the Pfyffer. On the Wachthubel, breathtaking views of the Schrattenflue and Hohgant pre-Alpine bastions. On the descent you will come across black buffalo. They have made Schangnau famous for its mozzarella.
Schangnau – Sörenberg
Wild and romantic hiking route through the valley of the young Emme. Impressive the rock faces of Hohgant and Schrattenflue, interesting the former bathhouse in Kemmeriboden-Bad. The wetlands near Sörenberg made the Entlebuch a UNESCO biosphere reserve.
Sörenberg – Giswil
Rewarding tour over the Glaubenbielen pass with great views of the Sarnersee and Titlis summits. From time to time you meet the pass road, but you will also find quiet sections at Alpoglen or the Pörterwald.
Train journey to Sachseln and from Lake Sarnen steeply up to the Flüeli-Ranft pilgrimage site, where the hermit Niklaus von Flüe worked in seclusion in a gorge as a man of God, visionary, admonisher and advisor.
The house where he was born is one of the oldest wooden houses in Switzerland. Continue along the side of the Stanserhorn, which you almost walk around. The Winkelried monument is located in Stans.
Stans – Seelisberg
A lake promenade along Lake Lucerne leads from Beckenried to the imposing Risleten Gorge, where ancient dinosaur tracks can be found. After a steep ascent, a romantic high-altitude trail in the direction of Seelisberg. Deep down, the green-blue lake shimmers.
This stage follows the Swiss Path down to Seedorf, which leads from the Rütli via Flüelen to Brunnen. On the descent to Bauen you can see the whole route and the Rütli. Interesting castles and stately homes along the way.
Attinghausen – Amsteg
Mule track, cantonal road, Gotthard railway, motorway, NEAT building site... In Erstfeld at the latest, the Urner valley resembles a through corridor. Nevertheless, Silenen and Amsteg are symbolic places on the old mule track. Good view of the hill church of Wassen and the helical tunnels. Individual departure after arrival in Amsteg.
On idyllic paths through the Emmental and along Lake Lucerne. The stages require good basic fitness.
Category: Middle class hotels
- 9 overnight stays incl. breakfast
- Daily luggage transport
- Carefully elaborated route
- Detailed tour documentation (1 x per room)
- GPS-data available
- 7-day Helpline
- Train journey Giswil – Sachseln
- Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
- Costs for collecting luggage at the station. CHF 24.- per person.
- Parking in Langnau im Emmental. CHF 5.- per day.
- Return journey by train via Flüelen and Luzern to Langnau im Emmental. Duration: 3 h
Travel documents "analogous"
By default, your travel package includes a set of travel documents, which we will transmit you in advance. The following documents will inform you about your tour:
- Travel program with all organizational details.
- Official guidebook « Cycling Switzerland»
- maps for your biking and/or hiking routes
- Detailed maps about your stage locations
- Detailed programme day-by-day
Travel documents "digital"
If you select the option "digital travel documents" when booking, we will provide you with all documents for your trip in a digital form. You will receive a small set of documents with the following content:
- Manuals for the use of necessary apps
- luggage tags
- eventual vouchers
En route you will inform yourself easily with the app of SwitzerlandMobility and other free apps. Background information and all other documents are electronically assigned and can be downloaded to your mobile phone in advance.
Since this option saves resources and costs, a discount of CHF 30.- per room is offered.