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Heart Route Classic through the Emmental

E-Bike · Willisau
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  • Altstadt von Willisau
    Altstadt von Willisau
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This varied, well waymarked tour starts at the historic little town of Willisau and negotiates the hills of the pretty Emmental (Emmen valley) to end at Burgdorf with its imposing Zähringen Castle.
moderate
Distance 63.3 km
5:10 h
901 m
926 m
838 m
531 m

Starting at Willisau station, you follow the red signposts (route 99) all the way. Most of the tour is away from main roads and is made up of ascents and descents as it negotiates the numerous hills of the Emmental. It is peppered with lovely views, magnificent farmsteads and welcoming guest houses.

Willisau: with its historical sights, the little medieval town of Willisau merits more than a cursory visit. With its seven-sided fountains, two town gates and welcoming restaurants, the old part of town exudes a particular atmosphere.

Author’s recommendation

Willisau: thanks to its historical sights, the little medieval town of Willisau is a great place for sauntering. With its seven-sided fountains, two town gates and welcoming restaurants, the old part of town exudes a particular atmosphere.
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Willisau Tourismus 
Update: April 25, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
838 m
Lowest point
531 m
Best time of year
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Track types

Asphalt 49.11%Dirt road 2.55%Forested/wild trail 12.31%Road 36.01%
Asphalt
31.1 km
Dirt road
1.6 km
Forested/wild trail
7.8 km
Road
22.8 km
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Tips and hints

Die Rent a Bike AG ist Partner für die Vermietung der E-Bikes auf der Herzroute. Reservieren Sie Ihr Bike am besten im Voraus bei den Stationen in Willisau, Langnau und Entlebuch. Weitere Infos finden Sie hier. Auch für Gruppen buchbar.

Start

Willisau station (557 m)
Coordinates:
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2'642'277E 1'219'016N
DD
47.120785, 7.995751
DMS
47°07'14.8"N 7°59'44.7"E
UTM
32T 423823 5219075
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Destination

Burgdorf station

Turn-by-turn directions

Ab Bahnhof Willisau durch die historische Altstadt immer der Signatlisation der Herzroute 99 entlang. Nicht mit der Herzschlaufe 399 verwechseln!

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Train to Willisau

Getting there

A2 Ausfahrt Willisau

Parking

Gebührenpflichtige Parkplätze sind vorhanden.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'642'277E 1'219'016N
DD
47.120785, 7.995751
DMS
47°07'14.8"N 7°59'44.7"E
UTM
32T 423823 5219075
w3w 
///curvy.weeded.hardening
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
63.3 km
Duration
5:10 h
Ascent
901 m
Descent
926 m
Highest point
838 m
Lowest point
531 m
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