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E-Bike recommended route Stage 5

Route 1291, stage 5: Sörenberg – Entlebuch

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  • E-Biker auf Besuch bei der Emscha Schafmilchproduktion im Entlebuch.
    E-Biker auf Besuch bei der Emscha Schafmilchproduktion im Entlebuch.
    Photo: Nico Schärer | Luzern Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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The fifth stage of Route 1291 traverses the UNESCO Biosphere Entlebuch. From Sörenberg, you pedal past the imposing Schrattenfluh to the village of Entlebuch.
Open
moderate
Distance 56.6 km
4:20 h
860 m
1,269 m
1,317 m
686 m
The fifth stage of Route 1291 takes you and your e-bike through the UNESCO Biosphere Entlebuch, one of the largest stretches of moorland in Switzerland. The impressive karst of the Schrattenfluh and the sheer beauty of its diverse flora and fauna will accompany you on your trip today. On arrival in Schangnau, continue on to Escholzmatt, from where you follow the hilly paths to the village of Entlebuch. 

 

Route: 57  km | Ascent 860 hm | Descent 1270 hm

Author’s recommendation

Try out the two culinary highlights of the fifth stage: Hotel Landgasthof Kemmeriboden-Bad in Schangnau and products from Schafbuur and Emscha
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Author
Luzern Tourismus AG
Update: June 15, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,317 m
Lowest point
686 m
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Rest stops

Rischli hotel
Hotel Kemmeriboden-Bad - Schangnau
Hotel Sporting, Marbach
Sportbahnen Marbachegg
Marbach mountain dairy
Herb Garden Escholzmatt
B&B Schafbuur
Schafbuur Entlebuch
Savurando - the culinary e-bike treasure hunt in Entlebuch

Safety information

You are asked to stay on the path and not to enter meadows or pastures. 

On this route, pay attention to the signposting on site. On some sections of the route, fast e-bikes (45s with yellow number) are sometimes prohibited. Here you will find the traffic signals and their meaning.

When passing through farms, we thank you on behalf of the farmers for passing through at an adapted, reduced speed.

Tips and hints

 

Historical highlights of the 5th stage

 

Accommodation options of the 5th stage:

Start

Sörenberg (1,122 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'644'114E 1'186'625N
DD
46.829314, 8.016820
DMS
46°49'45.5"N 8°01'00.6"E
UTM
32T 425015 5186665
w3w 
///hazelnuts.shout.ourselves

Destination

Entlebuch village

Turn-by-turn directions

From Sörenberg you follow the route to Schangnau. Continue to Escholzmatt and finally to the village of Entlebuch. 

On this route, pay attention to the signposting on site. On some sections of the route, fast e-bikes (45s with yellow number) are sometimes prohibited. Here you will find the traffic signals and their meaning.

When passing through farms, we thank you on behalf of the farmers for passing through at an adapted, reduced speed.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'644'114E 1'186'625N
DD
46.829314, 8.016820
DMS
46°49'45.5"N 8°01'00.6"E
UTM
32T 425015 5186665
w3w 
///hazelnuts.shout.ourselves
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

  • E-bike (incl. spare battery, if possible) and charger for on the road.
  • Suitable equipment for your own safety

 

If you don't have your own e-bike, we recommend Rent a Bike. Rent the right e-bike for you online and pick it up conveniently at Lucerne station.

 

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Status
Open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
56.6 km
Duration
4:20 h
Ascent
860 m
Descent
1,269 m
Highest point
1,317 m
Lowest point
686 m
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