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Lakes Route – Section 7 Zug-Einsiedeln – SwitzerlandMobility Route 9

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  • / Rothenthurm mit Kirche
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  • / Kloster Einsiedeln
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The Lakes Route takes you on a journey through some of the most scenic parts of Switzerland. Between Lake Geneva and Lake Constance, it passes ten lakes of varying sizes, offering glorious across-the-water views to the Alps and Prealps.
moderate
Distance 47.7 km
3:56 h
627 m
125 m
A chilly subterranean experience in the Höllgrotten caves; a grim battle site by crystal-clear Lake Ägeri; a world of orchids, peat and insects on the Rothenthurm upland moor; and a busy pilgrimage destination in Einsiedeln.

Author’s recommendation

  • Old town, Zug
  • Höllgrotten caves, Baar
  • Morgarten battle memorial
  • Rothenthurm upland moor
  • Einsiedeln Monastery
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Updated: May 06, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
952 m
Lowest point
417 m
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Rest Stop

Kaffeehaus zu den Dreiherzen
Restaurant Zunfthaus Bären und Bäckerei Schefer

Safety information

Steep sections of path in the Lorzentobel area (Baar - Ägeri). Busy main roads Schmittli - Unterägeri and Obergägeri - Morgarten and around Biberbrugg. If the local firing range is in operation, a detour will be signposted in Rothenthurm.

Tips and hints

www.schweizmobil.ch/de/veloland/routen/route/etappe-01004.html

Start

Zug (416 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'681'278E 1'225'128N
DD
47.172122, 8.510750
DMS
47°10'19.6"N 8°30'38.7"E
UTM
32T 462924 5224407
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Destination

Einsiedeln

Turn-by-turn directions

Zug – Baar – Lake Ägeri – Sattel – Rothenthurm – Einsiedeln

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Taking the train to Zug is a particularly attractive proposition, since it brings you to the heart of the town.

Getting there

Auf der A4a von Luzern oder Zürich die Ausfahrt «Zug/Baar» nehmen.

Parking

Es empfiehlt sich in einem der Parkhäuser der Stadt Zug zu parken; kostenpflichtig. Signalisationstafeln an den Verkehrsknoten zeigen die Anzahl freier Parkplätze und den Weg zu den Parkhäusern an.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'681'278E 1'225'128N
DD
47.172122, 8.510750
DMS
47°10'19.6"N 8°30'38.7"E
UTM
32T 462924 5224407
w3w 
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
47.7 km
Duration
3:56 h
Ascent
627 m
Descent
125 m
Public-transport-friendly Multi-stage route Refreshment stops available

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