824 Linth-Uferweg
824 Linth-Uferweg

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Linth-Uferweg

Linth-Uferweg

Schwanden–Netstal

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Linth-Uferweg

Linth-Uferweg

The route in Canton Glarus takes you from Schwanden to Netstal, through a broad and open valley surrounded by lush greenery and rugged mountain scenery. A route offering pure tranquillity and relaxation.
The route starts in Schwanden and is in the natural world from the very beginning, following a wide and easy path alongside the River Linth. The lush green banks are home to various species of wild plants. Now and then you pass through shady woodland but for the most part you enjoy extensive views over the valley to the mountains towering in the background.

From Mitlödi, a small village that you pass before reaching the next village of Ennenda, the route leads a little above the River Linth, thus affording particularly wide views of the stunning surroundings. This is followed by a lightly forested section, with an invitingly peaceful resting place with a barbecue spot.

After Glarus the route passes Ennenda and you soon find yourself in Netstal. From it's beginning to it's end the route is noteworthy for its restful tranquillity, continually accompanied by the gentle rush of the river. An experience to make anyone sigh with satisfaction.
The route in Canton Glarus takes you from Schwanden to Netstal, through a broad and open valley surrounded by lush greenery and rugged mountain scenery. A route offering pure tranquillity and relaxation.
The route starts in Schwanden and is in the natural world from the very beginning, following a wide and easy path alongside the River Linth. The lush green banks are home to various species of wild plants. Now and then you pass through shady woodland but for the most part you enjoy extensive views over the valley to the mountains towering in the background.

From Mitlödi, a small village that you pass before reaching the next village of Ennenda, the route leads a little above the River Linth, thus affording particularly wide views of the stunning surroundings. This is followed by a lightly forested section, with an invitingly peaceful resting place with a barbecue spot.

After Glarus the route passes Ennenda and you soon find yourself in Netstal. From it's beginning to it's end the route is noteworthy for its restful tranquillity, continually accompanied by the gentle rush of the river. An experience to make anyone sigh with satisfaction.
10 km | 1 Stage
40 m | 100 m
2 h 10 min
medium (for wheelchair users) | difficult (for wheelchair users)

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Information for wheelchair users
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 Schwanden
SBB Timetable Show stop and route on map
Barrier-free travel / public transport
From the Ziegelbrücke support railway station, the S25 (runs daily) and the Glarner Sprinter (operates between Zürich HB-Schwanden GL) travel to Schwanden GL. Independent boarding and alighting are possible. The Glarner Sprinter operates from Monday to Friday only. An alternative option is to travel with the Glarner wheelchair taxi, for which a telephone reservation is required (Tel. +41 (0)55 640 66 65). This should be made at least one day in advance. Reservations for the weekend must be made on Friday. Office hours Mon. - Fri. 08.30 - 11.00.
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Wheelchair-suitable parking spaces
The Schwanden GL railway station has a parking space for wheelchair users.

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WC Schwanden railway station
WC Schwanden railway station
The Schwanden GL railway station has a wheelchair-accessible toilet. WC info: door width 84cm; movement area (DxB: 100x170cm; seat height 46cm; hand grips left fixed, right moveable; access right; mirror height 100cm; washbasin underside clearance 40cm.
km0 - km1.8
km0 - km1.8
The route from Schwanden GL to Mitlödi is mostly on easily negotiable gravel paths. At the start, immediately after Schwanden railway station is a 20m downhill section with an 11% gradient. Outside Schwanden is a 10m long uphill section with a 6% gradient. The road must then be crossed twice on pedestrian crossings.
km1.8 - km4.8
km1.8 - km4.8
From Mitlödi to Ennenda 70% of the route is surfaced with 30% on a gravel path. In Mitlödi is a 30m downhill section with an 11% gradient and a 40m section with an 8% uphill gradient. Before the woods in Mitlödi you have to cross two drainage channels running straight across the path. At km3.2 is a forest resting place with barbecue grill. Then follows a 40m uphill section with a 6% gradient and another 2 drainage channels before the final 30m downhill section with a 6% gradient.
Konditorei / Café Cornetto
Konditorei / Café Cornetto
In Ennenda you pass the Konditorei / Café Cornetto. The Konditorei / Café Cornetto does not have a wheelchair-accessible toilet but one of the WCs is marked as such and is relatively spacious. WC info: door width 79cm; movement area (DxB) 100x190cm; seat height 50cm; hand grips none; access right; mirror height 130cm; washbasin underside clearance 65cm.
Konditorei / Café Cornetto
Holensteinstrasse 14
8755 Ennenda
Tel. +41 (0)55 645 60 00
www.cornetto.ch
km4.8 - km6.8
km4.8 - km6.8
From Ennenda to the entrance to Glarus the route is mostly on an easily negotiable gravel path. Only one approx. 400m section is surfaced. After the bridge in Glarus comes an underpass with 20m downhill and uphill sections with 9% gradients.
km6.8 - km9.5
km6.8 - km9.5
This section is mostly surfaced. At km7.2 is a 1.1km section on a gravel path till the swimming bath. A level crossing must be negotiated twice until reaching the Netstal railway station.
Wiggispark
Wiggispark
At km9.3 in Netstal is the Wiggispark with a Coop restaurant and a wheelchair-accessible toilet. WC info: door width 90cm; movement area (DxB) 140x160cm; seat height 52cm; hand grips, left & right moveable; access right; mirror height 110cm; washbasin underside clearance 70cm.
Wiggispark
8754 Netstal
www.wiggispark.ch
WC Netstal railway station
WC Netstal railway station
The railway station in Netstal has a wheelchair-accessible toilet but opening the door takes some strength. WC info: door width 100cm; movement area (DxB) 170x95cm; seat height 50cm; hand grips, left none, right fixed; access left; mirror height 130cm (folding mirror); washbasin underside clearance 70cm.

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Netstal
SBB Timetable Show stop and route on map
Barrier-free return journey 7 public transport
The S25 (runs daily) and the Glarner Sprinter (operates between Zürich HB-Schwanden GL) stop at Netstal railway station. Independent boarding and alighting is possible and so no advance request for assistance is required in Netstal. The Glarner Sprinter operates from Monday to Friday only. An alternative option is to travel with the Glarner wheelchair taxi, for which a telephone reservation is required (Tel. +41 (0)55 640 66 65). This should be made at least one day in advance. Reservations for the weekend must be made on Friday. Office hours Mon. - Fri: 08.30 - 11.00.

Contact

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

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