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Easy Round Tour from Pilgrim Village Maria Rickenbach

Niederrickenbach - Bleiki - Niederrickenbach

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Easy Round Tour from Pilgrim Village Maria Rickenbach

Niederrickenbach - Bleiki - Niederrickenbach

Published on 04.01.2016 by GabrielleMerk | 12355 points
 | Tour Date: 27.12.2015 | Favourite Entries (6)

This easy 2-hour round tour is a favourite for a Sunday afternoon or even for a quick tour after work on a summer evening!

The location of this idyllic mountain pilgrim village (convent village with gardens and a shop where the sisters sell the products they make: teas, ointments, liqueurs) is very central in Switzerland, near Lucerne, and easy to get to.

Before starting on the hike you walk through the little village, and the pilgrim's church is worth a peek. Then the trail leads up a paved mountain road to a picnic spot at the foot of the Musenalp where you can roast sausages. The uphill portion to the cheese dairy at Bleiki is a short and easy trek. At the dairy you can also buy homemade cheese.

A level road from the dairy to the lookout point at the cross affords spectacular views into the Engelberg Valley and to the Stanserhorn in the West. More easy walking on level roads to the descent through a meadow and return to the village along a forest trail.

Maria-Rickenbach has a pilgrimage history of over 470 years. Legend has it that a farmer's boy rescued a statue of the Madonna in 1528 during the Reformation when religious statuary was being destroyed, and brought it to this location. He hid it in a tree and when he went to retrieve it, the statue could not be removed. Locals like to think that the peaceful environment pleased her so much that she decided to stay.

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Published on 04.01.2016 by GabrielleMerk | 12355 points
 | Tour Date: 27.12.2015 | Favourite Entries (6)

Route Infos

Region
Central Switzerland
Time Required
2 hours
Distance
6 km
Ascent
330 m
Descent
330 m
Max. Altitude
1404 m
Min. Altitude
1154 m
Season Start / Season End
April - November
Level of Difficulty (Hiking)
Panorama
Experience
Points of Interest
Pilgrim Church, Convent Shop. Tours of the convent and weaving mill offered on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Starting Point
Cable Car Station Niederrickenbach
Starting Point with Public Transport
Destination
Cable Car Station Niederrickenbach
Return with Public Transport
Places to Eat
Pilgerhaus Maria-Rickenbach
Hotels, Restaurants and Tourist Information
The GA Railway card is good for a free ride on this cable car.

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