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Around the Rigi

Road Bike · Central Switzerland
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  • Weggis mit Blick auf den Pilatur
    Weggis mit Blick auf den Pilatur
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This easy to moderately difficult bike tour offers you a beautiful view of the various lakes;
moderate
Distance 75.2 km
4:00 h
457 m
457 m
556 m
415 m

Very nice road bike tour from Lucerne around the Rigi. The tour is characterised by the picturesque landscape and few metres of ascent or descent. There are a few small climbs to master.

 

 

Author’s recommendation

Stop for a swim at one of the three lakes.
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
556 m
Lowest point
415 m
Best time of year
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Track types

Asphalt 2.77%Forested/wild trail 1.14%Bike pushing needed 0.27%Road 94.82%Unknown 0.98%
Asphalt
2.1 km
Forested/wild trail
0.9 km
Bike pushing needed
0.2 km
Road
71.3 km
Unknown
0.7 km
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Safety information

Attention traffic. (Route on main and secondary roads).

Start

Lucerne (435 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'666'166E 1'211'405N
DD
47.050370, 8.309418
DMS
47°03'01.3"N 8°18'33.9"E
UTM
32T 447547 5210993
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Destination

Lucerne

Turn-by-turn directions

Lucerne-Meggen-Küssnach-Weggis-Vitznau-Gersau-Brunnen-Seewen-Lauerz-Goldau-Arth-Küssnach-Meggen-Lucerne

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Lucerne train station

Getting there

Lucerne is also easily accessible by car and has motorway connections to Zurich, Bern and Basel as well as to the whole of Central Switzerland and the Bernese Oberland.

Parking

Paid parking available in Lucerne

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'666'166E 1'211'405N
DD
47.050370, 8.309418
DMS
47°03'01.3"N 8°18'33.9"E
UTM
32T 447547 5210993
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Take enough liquid with you

Localization

Parts of this content were machine translated using German as the source language


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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
75.2 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
457 m
Descent
457 m
Highest point
556 m
Lowest point
415 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available

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