83 Suworow-Route
83 Suworow-Route

Cycling in Switzerland

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Suworow-Route

Stage 1, Schwyz–Glarus

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Suworow-Route

Old General Suworow badgers cyclists through Muotatal, extremely steep through the Bödmeren spruce jungle, mercilessly up to the karst landscape of the Pragelpass, down to the fiord of the crystal-clear Klöntalersee and on to Glarus.
Old General Suworow badgers cyclists through Muotatal, extremely steep through the Bödmeren spruce jungle, mercilessly up to the karst landscape of the Pragelpass, down to the fiord of the crystal-clear Klöntalersee and on to Glarus.
48 km
Asphalted: 47 km
Natural surface: 1 km
1250 m | 1300 m
difficult

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Schwyz
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Traffic volume
Beware: busy main road Schlattli–Muotathal.
Traffic volume
Beware: busy weekend traffic Richisau–Klöntal–Glarus. However Pragelpass closed to motorized traffic at weekends.
Ascent Pragelpass
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Ascent Pragelpass
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Glarus, Bahnhof–Klöntal, Richisau
Reason: metres in height saved approx. 600m.
Cycle transport: limited space, reservation required tel. 058 453 81 08.
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Closure, Pragelpassstrasse
Duration
4.10.2021 until further notice
Reason
Construction & maintenance work
The section between Stalden and Fruttli will be closed to all traffic (including pedestrians and bicycles) from Monday to Friday from 08:00-11:30 and 13:00-16:00. Full closures are planned for days at a time for pavement installation. Please also note the winter closure (from the onset of winter Oct./Nov. to May/June).
Website Pragelpassstrasse
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Data source: SwitzerlandMobility / Cantonal office
Diversion, Oberschönenbuch
Duration
20.09.2021 - 30.11.2021
Reason
Construction & maintenance work
The route is being diverted. Please follow the local signposts. See map for details.
Important: The diversion is not suitable for bicycles (steep, unpaved). Bicycles avoid the closed section via Suworowstrasse–Suworowbrücke-Grundstrasse. This alternative route is not signposted, has little cycling infrastructure and is very busy.
Details
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Data source: SwitzerlandMobility / Cantonal office

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Glarus
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Services

Accommodation

Hirschen Backpackers.Hotel.Pub...
Hirschen Backpackers.Hotel.Pub...
Schwyz
Chlosterhof
Chlosterhof
Brunnen
City-Hotel
City-Hotel
Brunnen
Hotel Schmid & Alfa
Hotel Schmid & Alfa
Brunnen
Seehotel Waldstätterhof
Seehotel Waldstätterhof
Brunnen
Ferienhof Rüti
Ferienhof Rüti
Morschach
Seminar- & Wellnesshotel Stoos
Seminar- & Wellnesshotel Stoos
Stoos SZ
erlebniswelt moutathal GmbH / Hüttenhotel Husky-Lodge
erlebniswelt moutathal GmbH / Hüttenhotel Husky-Lodge
Muotathal
Glärnischhütte SAC
Glärnischhütte SAC
Klöntal
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Places

Schwyz
Schwyz
Brunnen
Brunnen
Morschach
Morschach
Stoos
Stoos
Muotathal
Muotathal
Glarus
Glarus
Hinter Klöntal
Hinter Klöntal
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Places of interest

Rotenflue cable car
Rotenflue cable car
Museum of the Swiss Charters of Confederation
Museum of the Swiss Charters of Confederation
Forum of Swiss History Schwyz
Forum of Swiss History Schwyz
Swiss Knife Valley Visitor Center
Swiss Knife Valley Visitor Center
Aussichtsparadies Stoos-Fronalpstock
Aussichtsparadies Stoos-Fronalpstock
Funicular Stoos
Funicular Stoos
Swiss Holiday Park
Swiss Holiday Park
Hölloch - Muotathal
Hölloch - Muotathal
Staldenweg
Staldenweg
Flowtrail Glarus
Flowtrail Glarus
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Swimming

Swiss Holiday Park Morschach
Swiss Holiday Park Morschach
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Signalization

Signalization
For cycling, follow the logo indicated on the red signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your tour for safety's sake.
Signalization