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Hike around the Pfäffikersee

Pfäffikon (ZH) - Seegräben - Pfäffikon (ZH)

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Pfäffikon (ZH) - Seegräben - Pfäffikon (ZH)

Published/updated on 08.09.2019 by fomitopsis | 3763 points
 | Date of Tour: 04.08.2019 

This easy hike around the Pfäffikersee can be done the whole year and is accessible to strollers and wheelchairs. The whole perimeter of the lake is a protected area, which is quite rare. The reeds, bushes and swamps are a real paradise for birds, frogs and other wildlife, the best time to observe them is in spring. Near Pfäffikon the roman ruins of Kastell Irgenhausen can be visited and there are also well maintained swimming areas.

Published/updated on 08.09.2019 by fomitopsis (3763 points) | Date of Tour: 04.08.2019

Route Infos

Time Required
3 hours 20 minutes
10 km
42 m
42 m
Max. Altitude
551 m
Min. Altitude
538 m
Season Start / Season End
January - December
Level of Difficulty (Hiking)
Points of Interest
Protected area around the Pfäffikersee // roman ruin near Pfäffikon: Kastell Irgenhausen
Starting Point
Raiway station Pfäffikon ZH
Starting Point with Public Transport
Raiway station Pfäffikon ZH
Return with Public Transport
Places to Eat
Pfäffikon, Strandbad Auslikon, Seegräben
Things to Note
Please respect the instructions of the protected area

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