Hiking holidays Via Jacobi Einsiedeln - Interlaken

Hiking: Via Jacobi

The Jacobs trail in Switzerland

Lined by churches, monasteries and chapels, this hiking tour offers a unique experience on historical paths through varied cultural landscapes. Switzerland's most beautiful lakes, chapels and churches are strung like pearls along the ViaJacobi. The high peaks of the Central Swiss Alps and the Bernese Oberland will guide you on your way from Einsiedeln to Interlaken.

Tourenverlauf

Your trip starts in Einsiedeln, Switzerlands most famous pilgrimage place. Enjoy the shores of Lake Sihl and admire the monastery.

The trail over Haggenegg leads through the beautiful high valley of Alp towards the two Mythen peaks. The stately Au Convent and panoramic views of the Glarner Alps and the valley basin of Schwyz and Brunnen are feasts for the eyes. 

ca. 6.5 h
ca. 24 km
635 m
1'095 m

This section includes a boat trip from Brunnen to Treib, the ancient refuge harbour at the point where cantons Uri, Schwyz and Nidwalden meet. The chapels along the way and the Winkelried memorial in Stans are worth seeing.

ca. 6 h
ca. 20 km
650 m
670 m

Following the first ascent after Stans, impressive views open up to Stanser Boden, the Vierwaldstättersee and the Innerschweiz mountain peaks. Highpoint at the end of the section is the hermitage of Niklaus von Flüe and the Ranft chapels. In the end you reach the shores of Lake Sarnen with its emerald blue waters.

ca. 6 h
ca. 20 km
800 m
750 m

Flüeli affords outstanding views. The varied route follows the shores of the Sarneree and Lungernsee lakes and from Lungern church along the Brünigweg which, as a pilgrimage pfennig (coin) shows, was once a pilgrims’ path. Brünig offers a magnificent mountain panorama with the high Bernese Oberland summits and eternal snow.

ca. 7 h
ca. 24 km
935 m
800 m

The trail leads along sunny slopes above the Brienzersee lake, allowing you to experience an exceptionally lovely landscape.

ca. 6 h
ca. 23 km
630 m
715 m

Stage character

The hiking tour leads on comfortable forest trails, only on the leg to Stans on the shores of Lake Lucerne you have to deal with smaller trails. For the long legs you have to have a very good stamina.

The Via Jacobi on SchweizMobil

Prices and events

All data for 2020 at a glance
Season 1
Apr 4, 2020 - May 15, 2020
Sep 19, 2020 - Oct 18, 2020
every day
Season 2
May 16, 2020 - Sep 18, 2020
every day
Via Jacobi Einsiedeln - Interlaken, 7 days TO, CH-ZSWEI-07X
Base price
Surcharge Single Room
845.-
295.-
879.-
295.-

Category: 3*-hotels & local inns

Season 1
Apr 4, 2020 - May 15, 2020
Sep 19, 2020 - Oct 18, 2020
Season 2
May 16, 2020 - Sep 18, 2020
Einsiedeln
Extra night double room (BB)
Extra night single room (BB)
Interlaken
Extra night double room (BB)
Extra night single room (BB)
85.-
125.-
99.-
139.-
85.-
125.-
99.-
139.-

Services & Infos

Included:

  • 6 nights incl. breakfast
  • Daily Luggage transfer
  • Thorough route guidance
  • boat ride Brunnen - Treib
  • Detailed travel documents (1 x per room)
  • GPS data available
  • Service-Hotlinee

Not included:

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!

Arrival | parking | departure

  • Parking in Einsiedeln in parking Brühl. CHF20.-, no reservation possible.
  • By train back from Interlaken to Einsiedeln, duration 3 – 3.5 hours

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.

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