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Panoramic hike from Sursee to Sempach

Sursee - Eich - Sempach

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Sursee - Eich - Sempach

Published/updated on 21.08.2019 by fomitopsis | 5855 points
 | Date of Tour: 14.10.2018 | Favourite Entries (1) 

This easy hike from Sursee to Sempach is a part of the Via Gottardo and offers a wonderful sight on the lake of Sempach and the Alps. The way goes down to the lake then goes through the wetlands along the lake. Then the way goes up the hill and along hamlets and farms with a wonderful view on the lake and the Alps all the way long. After a visit of the 11th century church St Martin at Kirchbühl the way goes down to Sempach. After a visit of the nice old town the way brings you on the beach where the well maintained beach invites you to a well-deserved picnic or bath ! The bird lovers can visit the Swiss ornithological station before heading to the railway station.

Published/updated on 21.08.2019 by fomitopsis (5855 points) | Date of Tour: 14.10.2018

Route Infos

Central Switzerland
Time Required
4 hours
16 km
189 m
175 m
Max. Altitude
581 m
Min. Altitude
500 m
Season Start / Season End
January - December
Level of Difficulty (Hiking)
Points of Interest
Church of St Martin auf Kirchbühl (11th century) // Sempach // Swiss ornithological station.
Starting Point
Railway station Sursee
Starting Point with Public Transport
Railway station Sempach
Return with Public Transport
Places to Eat
Sursee, Eich, Sempach
Things to Note
Avoid the summertime as there is neither shadow nor fountains // most part of the way is paved so easy to walk also with strollers // there are many picnic and bathing places available along the lake especially in Sursee and Sempach.

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