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Around Lake Alpnach

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  • Stansstad
    / Stansstad
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  • / Tunnel in der Rotzschlucht
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  • / Aussicht auf Stansstad
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  • / Wanderweg durch Wiese, Ennetmoos
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  • / Panorama in Oberrüti, Blick auf den Alpnachersee
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  • / Wanderung mit Blick auf den Alpnachersee (Teil vom Vierwaldstättersee)
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  • / Städerried in Alpnachstad - Naturschutzgebiet
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  • / Steg mit traumhafter Aussicht, Alpnachstad
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Stansstad – Rotzschlucht – Alpnachstad – Stansstad
easy
Distance 9.1 km
2:40 h
286 m
285 m
The circumnavigating Lake Alpnach can be done at almost any time of year. An easy but very beautiful hike.
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Nidwalden Tourismus 
Updated: May 19, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
610 m
Lowest point
432 m
Best time of year
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Tips and hints

More information:

Nidwalden Tourismus
Bahnhofplatz 2
6370 Stans
+41 (0)41 610 88 33
info@nidwalden.com
www.nidwalden.com

More hiking trails:  nidwalden.com/hiking

Start

Stansstad railway or ship station (435 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'668'329E 1'203'222N
DD
46.976553, 8.336656
DMS
46°58'35.6"N 8°20'12.0"E
UTM
32T 449546 5202772
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Destination

Stansstad railway or ship station

Turn-by-turn directions

From Stansstad bay, the trail goes through the impressive "Rotzschlucht" (gorge) up to Betti. Then the path runs on a field path north past the Drachenflue to Vorderrüti. Then follows the descent to Eichiried. At the end it goes through the nature reserve with reed-covered bays (orientation signs) to Alpnachstad train station. From there you can take the train back to Stansstad and treat yourself to a fine dessert at the Hotel & Restaurant zum Beck in Stansstad.

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

By train or ship to Stansstad.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'668'329E 1'203'222N
DD
46.976553, 8.336656
DMS
46°58'35.6"N 8°20'12.0"E
UTM
32T 449546 5202772
w3w 
///conquests.roaming.kings
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Rating

4.0
(2)
ezio pignata 
October 25, 2020 · Community
When did you do this route? October 25, 2020
Lisa Beth 
March 06, 2020 · Community
Schöne einfache Tour, empfehlenswert bei schönem Wetter...
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Sonntag, 2. März 2020
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
9.1 km
Duration
2:40 h
Ascent
286 m
Descent
285 m
Public-transport-friendly Loop

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