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E-Bike recommended route Stage 6

Route 1291, stage 6: Entlebuch – Sursee

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  • Die Fahrt durch das historische Städtchen Willisau gilt als Highlight der Route 1291.
    Die Fahrt durch das historische Städtchen Willisau gilt als Highlight der Route 1291.
    Photo: Nico Schärer | Luzern Tourismus
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The penultimate stage of Route 1291 leads from the mountainous terrain around the UNESCO Biosphere Entlebuch

out into the open Lucerne hinterland and Sursee. 

Open
moderate
Distance 68.4 km
5:55 h
1,342 m
1,559 m
1,104 m
499 m
Today’s stage is marked by contrasts: you start in the village of Entlebuch, from where the route leads via Doppleschwand and Romoos towards the Napf region. You follow the Napf Heart Loop and pass Menzberg, Luthern and finally Hergiswil near Willisau. Now the terrain is not only flatter, but also more urban. The ride through the historic town of Willisau is another highlight of Route 1291. Another one will soon follow, as the town of Sursee – which also boasts historic buildings and city walls – is only a few kilometres further on.

 

Route: ca 70 km | Ascent 1354  hm | Descent 1570 hm

Author’s recommendation

Take a break in Willisau and sample an original Willisauer Ringli biscuit. 

Sursee offers stunning views of Lake Sempach.

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Author
Luzern Tourismus AG
Update: June 15, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,104 m
Lowest point
499 m
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Rest stops

Schafbuur Entlebuch
Savurando - the culinary e-bike treasure hunt in Entlebuch
Charcoal burners' path Romoos
Kreuz hotel Romoos
Charging station for e-bikes
Gold panning Romoos
Menzberg viewpoint
Herb village Hergiswil
Old Town of Willisau
Café AMREIN Chocolatier
Organic Farm Agrovision Burgrain
Hotel Sursee

Safety information

Take a break in Willisau and sample a Willisauer Ringli biscuit. Sursee offers stunning views of Lake Sempach.

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 6th stage 

 

Culinary highlights of the 6th stage

 

Accommodation options of the 6th stage

Start

Entlebuch village (717 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'647'656E 1'204'913N
DD
46.993571, 8.065152
DMS
46°59'36.9"N 8°03'54.5"E
UTM
32T 428919 5204873
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Destination

Sursee

Turn-by-turn directions

From Entlebuch, the route follows the Napf Heart Loop via Doppleschwand, Romoos, Menzberg and Luthern to Willisau. From here you follow the path to Ettiswil and on to the historic town of Sursee.

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
2'647'656E 1'204'913N
DD
46.993571, 8.065152
DMS
46°59'36.9"N 8°03'54.5"E
UTM
32T 428919 5204873
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

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
68.4 km
Duration
5:55 h
Ascent
1,342 m
Descent
1,559 m
Highest point
1,104 m
Lowest point
499 m
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