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E-Bike recommended route Stage 4

Route 1291, stage 4: Meiringen – Sörenberg

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  • Blick auf den Glaubenbielenpass während der Route 1291.
    Blick auf den Glaubenbielenpass während der Route 1291.
    Photo: Nico Schärer | Luzern Tourismus
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Half-time! The fourth stage of Route 1291 signals the halfway mark of the entire route and takes you over the Brünig and Glaubenbielen passes into the UNESCO Biosphere Entlebuch and Sörenberg.
Open
difficult
Distance 43.1 km
4:25 h
1,638 m
1,114 m
1,611 m
494 m
Take advantage of the first part of the easier-going fourth stage of Route 1291 to catch your breath after the tough ups and downs of the previous stages. But this stage also has its challenges: from Meiringen, the route takes you over the Brünig pass to picturesque Lungern and on to Sörenberg via the Mörlialp and the Glaubenbielen pass straight into the UNESCO Biosphere Entlebuch. Enjoy the views of the breathtaking, expansive landscape of the Lake Lucerne region.

 

Route: ca. 40 km | Ascent 1640 hm | Descent 1120 hm

Author’s recommendation

A dip in Lake Lungern is welcome refreshment for overheated bodies.

 

Attention Cheese-Lovers: Alpine Sbrinz AOP is produced on the Fluonalp during the alpine season.  The detour is definitely worthwhile for a visit to the cheese production facility, for a snack or even to spend the night on the alp.

 

Every Sunday from July to Sept. for sunrise on the Brienzer Rothorn.

 

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Luzern Tourismus AG
Update: September 16, 2022
Difficulty
difficult
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Highest point
1,611 m
Lowest point
494 m
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Track types

Asphalt 24.73%Dirt road 12.36%Road 62.89%
Asphalt
10.7 km
Dirt road
5.3 km
Road
27.1 km
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Rest stops

Rischli hotel

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

 

Highlights of the 4th stage

  •  Lungern: Lake Lungern
  • Glaubenbielenpas

 

Accommodation options of the 4th stage:

Start

Meiringen (599 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'657'336E 1'175'303N
DD
46.726461, 8.188678
DMS
46°43'35.3"N 8°11'19.2"E
UTM
32T 438004 5175087
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Destination

Sörenberg

Turn-by-turn directions

From Meiringen, the route takes you over the Brünig to Lungern and past Lake Lungern almost to Giswil. Just before you get there, turn left and take the ascent to the Mörlialp. Continue over the Glaubenbielen pass to the end point of stage 4 in Sörenberg in the UNESCO Biosphere 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
2'657'336E 1'175'303N
DD
46.726461, 8.188678
DMS
46°43'35.3"N 8°11'19.2"E
UTM
32T 438004 5175087
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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
difficult
Distance
43.1 km
Duration
4:25 h
Ascent
1,638 m
Descent
1,114 m
Highest point
1,611 m
Lowest point
494 m
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