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E-Bike recommended route Stage 7

Route 1291, stage 7: Sursee – Lucerne

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  • Aussicht auf das Schloss Heidegg im Luzerner Seetal.
    Aussicht auf das Schloss Heidegg im Luzerner Seetal.
    Photo: Nico Schärer | Luzern Tourismus
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Almost there! The seventh and final stage of Route 1291 takes you through the Seetal valley: From Sursee, the route continues to Beromünster, then via Hochdorf back to Lucerne.
Open
moderate
Distance 58.8 km
4:35 h
917 m
961 m
861 m
425 m
Enjoy the seventh and final stage of Route 1291 to the full. From Sursee, it takes you to Beromünster and magnificent St. Michael’s Abbey. From here, head to Heidegg Castle and Winery, enroute to Beinwil in Aargau and back to Hochdorf in Lucerne. Enjoy the Seetal around Lake Baldegg and soak in the scenery. Slowly but surely you begin to sense the increasing urbanisation of your surroundings as you pedal through the conurbation of Lucerne. After Rothenburg and Emmenbrücke, the route takes you back to the starting point of Route 1291, Lucerne railway station. Treat yourself to a chilled drink at one of Lake Lucerne’s waterside bars or an ice cream at one of the city’s many gelaterias.

 

Route: 60 km | Ascent 920 hm | Descent 960 hm

Author’s recommendation

The Seetal is Lucerne’s valley of castles. Seize this opportunity and visit one or more of these castles while you’re there. From Heidegg Castle, you can survey the Heidegg wine estate, which produces a superb selection of white and red wines as well as other specialities. 
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Luzern Tourismus AG
Update: June 15, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
861 m
Lowest point
425 m
Best time of year
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Rest stops

Hotel Sursee
Collegiate Church of St. Michael, Beromünster
Wirtshaus zum Herlisberg
Gelfingen, Kneippanlage Sieben Brüggliweg
Schloss Heidegg
Weingut Heidegg
Alpine Farm House Horben
Alpenzeiger auf dem Horben
Ferienwohnung Fohrenhof
Playground Reusszopf, Lucerne
Spreuer Bridge Lucerne
*[d] Wochenmarkt Luzern
The Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrücke)
The Water Tower Lucerne
Flyer Mietstation Bahnhof Luzern

Safety information

This stage leads over busy roads. Pay attention to your safety in road traffic.

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 7th stage

 

Culinary highlights of the 7th stage

Accommodation options of the 7th stage:

Start

Sursee (499 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'650'540E 1'224'832N
DD
47.172519, 8.105285
DMS
47°10'21.1"N 8°06'19.0"E
UTM
32T 432198 5224724
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Destination

Lucerne

Turn-by-turn directions

From Sursee, the route takes you steeply uphill to Beromünster. From here you cycle straight through Lucerne’s Seetal valley: Hitzkirch is followed by Beinwil, Hohenrain, Ballwil and finally Hochdorf. The route then continues around Eschenbach via Emmen and Emmenbrücke and back to Lucerne.

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
2'650'540E 1'224'832N
DD
47.172519, 8.105285
DMS
47°10'21.1"N 8°06'19.0"E
UTM
32T 432198 5224724
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
58.8 km
Duration
4:35 h
Ascent
917 m
Descent
961 m
Highest point
861 m
Lowest point
425 m
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