584 Sarnersee-Uferweg
584 Sarnersee-Uferweg

Hiking

Sarnersee-Uferweg

Sarnersee-Uferweg

Giswil–Sarnen

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Sarnersee-Uferweg

Sarnersee-Uferweg

Engelberg – a well-known and popular excursion destination. This round tour leads from the impressive monastery to the picturesque River Aa and constantly affords wonderful views of idyllic rural landscapes and the spectacular mountain panorama.
The starting point is in Engelberg itself. The section leads through the village directly to the grandiose entrance of the famous Benedictine monastery. Here you can delight in the gloriously laid out grounds within the history-steeped monastery walls. After this first rewarding stop, the route leads out into a lush natural world.

Now begins a tour through the wonderful Bergtal valley, with intoxicating, far-reaching views over a gently rolling landscape framed by impressive mountains with snow-capped peaks. Now and then you spot picturesque farmsteads and small hamlets in the distance. You move along an easy path and involuntarily immerse yourself in the peace and tranquillity of nature.

A branch-off leads to the River Aa, which flows along a wide river bed lined by wild vegetation. Part of the stretch leads through light woodland before views again open up over the idyllic, peaceful valley The route then leads back to Engelberg. There are several attractive options for taking a break along entire route.
Engelberg – a well-known and popular excursion destination. This round tour leads from the impressive monastery to the picturesque River Aa and constantly affords wonderful views of idyllic rural landscapes and the spectacular mountain panorama.
The starting point is in Engelberg itself. The section leads through the village directly to the grandiose entrance of the famous Benedictine monastery. Here you can delight in the gloriously laid out grounds within the history-steeped monastery walls. After this first rewarding stop, the route leads out into a lush natural world.

Now begins a tour through the wonderful Bergtal valley, with intoxicating, far-reaching views over a gently rolling landscape framed by impressive mountains with snow-capped peaks. Now and then you spot picturesque farmsteads and small hamlets in the distance. You move along an easy path and involuntarily immerse yourself in the peace and tranquillity of nature.

A branch-off leads to the River Aa, which flows along a wide river bed lined by wild vegetation. Part of the stretch leads through light woodland before views again open up over the idyllic, peaceful valley The route then leads back to Engelberg. There are several attractive options for taking a break along entire route.
9 km | 1 Stage
35 m | 45 m
2 h 15 min
medium (for wheelchair users) | difficult (for wheelchair users)

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General information
The sightseeing attractions and overnight accommodation suggested by Switzerland Mobility are not necessarily wheelchair accessible. More information on accessibility is found at www.procap.ch/tourisme-inclusif or www.rollihotel.ch.

Obstacle-free routes, grade of difficulty see PDF.
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Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Giswil
SBB Timetable Show stop and route on map
Barrier-free arrival / public transport
Arrival is made from Luzern support railway station by S-Bahn (S5). This has low-floor carriages allowing level access for boarding and alighting in Sarnen, Sachseln and Giswil.
Wheelchair-suitable parking spaces
There are two parking spaces for wheelchair users at Sarnen railway station. The car park at the Strandbad/Camping Seefeldpark has four parking spaces for wheelchair users.

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Café alte Post
Café alte Post
The Café alte Post is located directly on the route, diagonally opposite the railway station. It has a spacious WC, however, without hand grips. WC info: door width 80cm; movement area (DxB) 110x80cm; seat height 45cm; hand grips left none, right none; access right; mirror height 125cm; washbasin underside clearance 70cm.
Café alte Post
Brünigstrasse 38
6074 Giswil
Tel. +41 (0)41 675 05 11
km0 - km1.4
km0 - km1.4
The first section is on asphalt. There are no ascents or descents worthy of mention on the entire route, however parts are classified as red owing to the condition and unevenness of the ground.
km4.7 - km6.7
km4.7 - km6.7
The route is on asphalt again from km4.7.
WC Strandbad (lido) Sachseln
WC Strandbad (lido) Sachseln
The Strandbad Sachseln (lido) has a public, wheelchair-accessible toilet. WC info: door width 90cm; movement area (DxB) 140x90cm; seat height 50cm; hand grips left fixed, right moveable; access right; mirror height 140cm; washbasin underside clearance 70cm.
Option for joining/leaving route
The S-Bahn S5 runs from Sachseln railway station to Giswil or Sarnen and on to Luzern. Floor-level access is possible. The underpass has a lift: door width 90cm; movement area (DxB) 250x105cm.
WC Sachseln station
WC Sachseln station
The railway station in Sachseln has a Eurokey toilet. WC info: door width 88cm; movement area 170x85cm; seat height 50cm; hand grips left moveable, right fixed; access left; mirror height 135cm (folding mirror) washbasin underside clearance 55cm.
km6.7 - km7.8
km6.7 - km7.8
The route is on a gravelled surface between km6.7 and km7.8.
Camping Seefeld Park
Camping Seefeld Park
At km7.7, the route accesses by a ramp of 4 % to downhill gradient to the Camping Seefeld Park with an accessible Restaurant and 3 wheelchair-accessible toilets (Eurokey). WC info: door width 95cm; movement area (DxB) 200x210cm; seat height 50cm; hand grips, left fixed, right moveable; access right; mirror height 114cm; washbasin underside clearance 70cm.
Camping Seefeld Park
Seestrasse 20
6060 Sarnen
Tel. +41 (0)41 666 57 88
welcome@seefeldpark.ch
http://www.seefeldpark.ch
Rest spot 1 Camping Seefeldpark
At km7.7, instead of taking the ramp on the right side to the Seefeldpark, take the gravel path on the left. After about 500m the route accesses by a ramp of 8 % to downhill gradient a rest spot with barbecue grill and benches.
Camping Seefeld Park
Seestrasse 20
6060 Sarnen
Tel. +41 (0)41 666 57 88
welcome@seefeldpark.ch
http://www.seefeldpark.ch
km7.8 - km9.3
km7.8 - km9.3
The route is along asphalt between km7.8 and km9.3.
WC minigolf
WC minigolf
There is a public toilet with a Eurokey WC on the quay next to the minigolf facility. WC info: door width 100cm; movement area 180x100cm; seat height 48cm; hand grips left fixed, right moveable; access right; mirror height 105cm; washbasin underside clearance 65cm.
WC Sarnen station
WC Sarnen station
There is a Eurokey toilet at Sarnen railway station. WC info: door width 80cm; movement area (DxB) 150x85cm; seat height 48cm; hand grips left moveable, right fixed; access right; mirror height 140cm; washbasin underside clearance 75cm.
Restaurant Gschaffig
Restaurant Gschaffig
The Restaurant Gschaffig is completely wheelchair accessible and has a wheelchair-accessible toilet. WC info: door width 80cm; movement area (DxB) 130x90cm; seat height 50cm; hand grips left fixed, right moveable; access right; mirror height 130cm; washbasin underside clearance 75cm.
gschaffig gastro gmbh
Milchstrasse 2
6060 Sarnen
Tel. +41 (0)41 620 89 89
zmittag@cafegschaffig.ch
http://www.cafegschaffig.ch/

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Sarnen
SBB Timetable Show stop and route on map
Barrier-free return journey / public transport
The return journey is made with the S-Bahn (S5) from Sarnen to the Luzern support railway station. The trains have low-floor carriages allowing level access for boarding and alighting in Sarnen, Sachseln and Giswil.

Contact

Procap Reisen & Sport
Frohburgstrasse 4
4600 Olten
Tel. +41 (0)62 206 88 30
tourismus@procap.ch
www.procap.ch/tourismus-inklusiv

Services

Accommodation

Camping International Sarnersee Giswil
Camping International Sarnersee Giswil
Giswil
Hotel Bahnhof
Hotel Bahnhof
Giswil
Hotel Krone Giswil
Hotel Krone Giswil
Giswil
Landgasthof Zollhaus
Landgasthof Zollhaus
Giswil
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
Daniela’s BnB
Daniela’s BnB
Kerns
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Places

Giswil
Giswil
Sachseln
Sachseln
Sarnen
Sarnen
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Places of interest

Brother Klaus Museum, Sachseln
Brother Klaus Museum, Sachseln
Burial chapel of Brother Klaus
Burial chapel of Brother Klaus
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Swimming

Bathing complex Sachseln
Bathing complex Sachseln
Seefeld waterpark Sarnen
Seefeld waterpark Sarnen
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Signalization

Signalization
In general the «Barrier-free Paths» lead along the hiking routes marked yellow. Additional white signs with green route fields for «Barrier-free Paths» indicate the route at key points. The white signs should be followed where «Barrier-free Paths» differ from the hiking route network. To be certain, please take a print-out of our web map with you.
Signalization