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Canton of Zug

If you are considering an sporty holiday, you have to consider the Canton of Zug. Hungry for some travel suggestions? Our individual travel guide allows you to smoothly plan your ideal trip to the Canton of Zug. Get inspired by the best adventures throughout the region, all unmissable events, the most remarkable sights and accomodation. Here is a brief summary of the highlights in the Canton of Zug:
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Attractions in the Canton of Zug


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Historical Site · Central Switzerland
Reussbrücke Sins
Central Switzerland

Schöne, verkehrsbefreite Holzbrücke über die Reuss

from Fredy Zobrist,   Erlebnis Freiamt
Natural Monument · Central Switzerland
Milchsuppenstein bei Ebertswil
Central Switzerland

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Castle · Central Switzerland
Schloss Buonas
Central Switzerland

from Jochen Ihle,   Tourenplaner SCHWEIZ
Lake · Central Switzerland
Zugersee
Central Switzerland

from Jochen Ihle,   Tourenplaner SCHWEIZ
Lake · Central Switzerland
Ägerisee
Central Switzerland

from Jochen Ihle,   Tourenplaner SCHWEIZ
Historical Site · Central Switzerland
Katastrophenbucht
Map / Katastrophenbucht
Central Switzerland

from Dominique-Charles R. Oppler,   LIBRUM Publishers & Editors LLC
Historical Site · Central Switzerland
Bauernhaus Wiesengrund
Map / Bauernhaus Wiesengrund
Central Switzerland

from Dominique-Charles R. Oppler,   LIBRUM Publishers & Editors LLC
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Hiking variety for young and old

In less than three minutes, locals and visitors can escape the hustle and bustle of Zug city and hike amidst the high moors of the Zugerberg to Walchwil. On the Best of Zugerberg hike, you can enjoy a unique view as far as the Bernese Alps.

In Finstersee, you can enjoy a unique view of the Bernese Alps.

In Finstersee, short and long-distance hikers alike will find what they are looking for, as you can choose between the short (Waterfall Route), medium (Coal Mining Route) and long variants (Panorama Gottschalkenberg). All of them are circular trails starting in Menzingen.

But it is not only ambitious hikers who will find plenty of touring options here. Families with children can also experience pure joy and hiking pleasure on the various themed trails. The Steinhauserwald ground trail entices you to relax with many fireplaces, a playground and a pond.

The Ratenpfad is also considered an easy hike at just under 5 km. Along the way, young and old hikers learn more about the animals and plants of the forest. Information boards illustrate the topics of hunting, floodplain construction, forest and game in a vivid way.

Zugerberg Trail: biking experience on the local mountain

The Zugerberg Trail is also high up for mountain bikers. It is a good 2 km long, runs from the Juchenegg mountain station to Schünegg and offers plenty of variety for bikers – from tight curves, jumps to wall rides.
recommended route Difficulty S2 moderate
Distance 36.1 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 1,266 m
Descent 1,355 m

Essentielle Wildspitz-Allmountainstrecke, welche sämtliche Fahrelemente für sportliche MountainbikerInnen inne hält. Wohl der absolute Höhepunkt ...

from Peter Brunner,   Community

Excursions in Zug: from African culture to the history of fishing

The Africa Museum in Zug immerses visitors in Africa's colonial past and cultural diversity. Carvings, ivory and ebony jewellery and various musical instruments from Congo, Nigeria, Angola, Benin, Cameroon, etc. are stored here.

All those who are enthusiastic about shipping or fishing should not miss the Fisheries Museum in the centre of Zug's old town. The museum tells the story of fishing in the 1900s. A boat trip on Lake Zug is always worth a visit. From mid-April to mid-October, you can enjoy the wonderful lake panorama over a delicious dinner or a hearty breakfast on the small Voralpsee.

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ZEN 33: Über den Hirzel zum Sihlsprung by Michael
August 24, 2022 · Community
When did you do this route? August 23, 2022
Photo: Michael Hurschler, Community
Photo: Michael Hurschler, Community
Photo: Michael Hurschler, Community
Photo: Michael Hurschler, Community
Oberägeri - Mangelihöhe - Gottschalkenberg / Bellevue - Oberägeri by Silvia
August 13, 2022 · Community
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Parts of this content were machine translated using German as the source language