73 Wiggertal–Glaubenberg
73 Wiggertal–Glaubenberg

Cycling in Switzerland

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Wiggertal–Glaubenberg

Stage 2, Wolhusen (Werthenstein)–Sarnen

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Wiggertal–Glaubenberg

After Werthenstein, a steep climb passing isolated farmsteads in the Entlebuch UNESCO biosphere reserve, a moorland landscape with an incredible variety of flora and fauna. An effort to the Glaubenbergpass (1543 m), then a long run down to Obwalden country.
After Werthenstein, a steep climb passing isolated farmsteads in the Entlebuch UNESCO biosphere reserve, a moorland landscape with an incredible variety of flora and fauna. An effort to the Glaubenbergpass (1543 m), then a long run down to Obwalden country.
45 km
Asphalted: 43 km
Natural surface: 2 km
1300 m | 1350 m
difficult

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Werthenstein
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Traffic volume
Beware: busy main road Werthenstein–Schachen.
Surface/foundation
Beware: mountain section Schachen–Finsterwald partly on rough unsurfaced track (7 km), alternative route on asphalted road signposted.
Ascent Glaubenbergpass
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Ascent Glaubenbergpass
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Sarnen, Bahnhof–Langis
Reason: metres in height saved approx. 1000m.
Cycle transport: reservation required tel. 058 448 06 22.
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Biking in swiss parks
After Werthenstein it goes uphill into the UNESCO biosphere Entlebuch, known for its moors and barren karst landscapes. Founding the biosphere ten years ago was a pioneering achievement. The nature park is left at the top of the Glaubenberg pass.
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Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Sarnen
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Services

Accommodation

Gasthaus zur Emme
Gasthaus zur Emme
Werthenstein
Hinter-Langnau
Hinter-Langnau
Schachen LU
Hotel Kreuz
Hotel Kreuz
Malters
Drei Könige
Drei Könige
Entlebuch
Gmünde
Gmünde
Schüpfheim
Hotel Kreuz
Hotel Kreuz
Romoos
Bed and Breakfast im Entlebuch/Hasle
Bed and Breakfast im Entlebuch/Hasle
Hasle LU
B&B Restaurant Peterhof Garni
B&B Restaurant Peterhof Garni
Sarnen
Camping Seefeld Park Sarnen
Camping Seefeld Park Sarnen
Sarnen
Haus des Schweizer Rudersports
Haus des Schweizer Rudersports
Sarnen
Hotel Krone Sarnen
Hotel Krone Sarnen
Sarnen
Kurhaus am Sarnersee
Kurhaus am Sarnersee
Wilen (Sarnen)
Seehotel Wilerbad
Seehotel Wilerbad
Wilen am Sarnersee
Camping International Sarnersee Giswil
Camping International Sarnersee Giswil
Giswil
Bio Hof Eggmatt
Bio Hof Eggmatt
Alpnach Dorf
Daniela’s BnB
Daniela’s BnB
Kerns
Erlebnisbauernhof Weid
Erlebnisbauernhof Weid
Kerns
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Places

Werthenstein
Werthenstein
Wolhusen
Wolhusen
Malters
Malters
Entlebuch
Entlebuch
Schüpfheim
Schüpfheim
Langis
Langis
Sarnen
Sarnen
Flüeli-Ranft
Flüeli-Ranft
Sachseln
Sachseln
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Places of interest

Willisauer Landstrasse
Willisauer Landstrasse
Wolhusen Tropical Centre
Wolhusen Tropical Centre
Adventure Energy in Entlebuch
Adventure Energy in Entlebuch
Rollsportpark Schüpfheim
Rollsportpark Schüpfheim
UNESCO Biosphere Entlebuch
UNESCO Biosphere Entlebuch
Zyberliland Romoos
Zyberliland Romoos
Heiligenkreuz - a place of power
Heiligenkreuz - a place of power
Glaubenberg
Glaubenberg
Brother Klaus Museum, Sachseln
Brother Klaus Museum, Sachseln
Burial chapel of Brother Klaus
Burial chapel of Brother Klaus
High Bridge, Kerns
High Bridge, Kerns
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Swimming

Outdoor swimming baths Wolhusen
Outdoor swimming baths Wolhusen
Seefeld waterpark Sarnen
Seefeld waterpark Sarnen
Bathing complex Sachseln
Bathing complex Sachseln
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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

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