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SwitzerlandMobility 9: Lakes Route Stage 2

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  • Bodensee-Panorama vom Pfänderrrücken
    Bodensee-Panorama vom Pfänderrrücken
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Moderately difficult route.
difficult
Distance 286.1 km
15:30 h
1,235 m
1,306 m
976 m
396 m

From Sarnen on Lake Sarnen, the route continues to the tourist metropolis of Lucerne on Lake Lucerne. The tour is also called the Lakes Route. Living up to the name, we reach Lake Zug, Lake Aegeri, Lake Sihl, Lake Zurich, Lake Walen and finally Lake Constance.

Note(s)
The tour leads across German territory. Don't forget your identity papers.
The tour can also be done in the opposite direction (Rorschach-Montreux: 4200 hm).

Difficulty
difficult
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Highest point
976 m
Lowest point
396 m
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Start

Sarnen, railway station (472 m)
Coordinates:
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46.894804, 8.247184
DMS
46°53'41.3"N 8°14'49.9"E
UTM
32T 442654 5193749
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Turn-by-turn directions

Sarnen - Alpnachstad - Stansstad - Lucerne - Emmen - Gisikon - Cham - Zug - Unterägeri - Sattel - Rothenthurm - Einsiedeln - Pfäffikon - Rapperswil - Schmerikon - Niederurnen - Mühlehorn - Walenstadt - Sargans - Buchs - Oberriet - Altstätten - St.Margrethen - Rorschach

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

By train to Sarnen

Getting there

As far as Sarnen

Parking

Paid parking available

Coordinates

DD
46.894804, 8.247184
DMS
46°53'41.3"N 8°14'49.9"E
UTM
32T 442654 5193749
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
286.1 km
Duration
15:30 h
Ascent
1,235 m
Descent
1,306 m
Highest point
976 m
Lowest point
396 m
Public-transport-friendly Multi-stage route Scenic Linear route

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