4 ViaJacobi
4 ViaJacobi
4 ViaJacobi
4 ViaJacobi
4 ViaJacobi
4 ViaJacobi

Hiking

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ViaJacobi

Stage 4, Rapperswil (SG)–Einsiedeln

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ViaJacobi

The hike leads over the wooden footbridge from Rapperswil to Hurden built in 2001 and then over the Etzelpass to Einsiedeln. Particularly impressive views of the Zürichsee on this trail to Switzerland’s most important place of pilgrimage.
The hike leads over the wooden footbridge from Rapperswil to Hurden built in 2001 and then over the Etzelpass to Einsiedeln. Particularly impressive views of the Zürichsee on this trail to Switzerland’s most important place of pilgrimage.
17 km
780 m | 300 m
5 h 00 min
easy (hiking trail) | medium

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Rapperswil
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Ascent Etzel
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Ascent Etzel
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Pfäffikon SZ–Einsiedeln
or
Einsiedeln–Pfäffikon SZ
Reason: metres in height saved approx. 470m.
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Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Einsiedeln
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Contact

Signpost management
Signposting is managed by the cantonal hiking trail organisation on behalf of the canton and the communities. Lend a hand by becoming a member in your canton.
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Schwyzer Wanderwege
6440 Brunnen
info@schwyzer-wanderwege.ch
www.schwyzer-wanderwege.ch

Services

Accommodation

Hotel Jakob
Hotel Jakob
Rapperswil
Jugendherberge Rapperswil-Jona
Jugendherberge Rapperswil-Jona
Jona
Sorell Hotel Speer
Sorell Hotel Speer
Rapperswil
Seedamm Plaza
Seedamm Plaza
Pfäffikon SZ
Ferienwohnung / Gästezimmer Kälin
Ferienwohnung / Gästezimmer Kälin
Pfäffikon SZ
Hotel Restaurant Sternen
Hotel Restaurant Sternen
Pfäffikon SZ
Lützelhof
Lützelhof
Pfäffikon SZ
Hotel St. Georg
Hotel St. Georg
Einsiedeln
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Bookable offers

4 Via Jacobi : Rorschach - Einsiedeln
4 Via Jacobi : Rorschach - Einsiedeln
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Places

Rapperswil-Jona
Rapperswil-Jona
Pfäffikon SZ
Pfäffikon SZ
Einsiedeln
Einsiedeln
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Places of interest

Rapperswil Castle
Rapperswil Castle
Rapperswil-Hurden Wooden bridge
Rapperswil-Hurden Wooden bridge
Seebrücke Rapperswil–Hurden
Seebrücke Rapperswil–Hurden
Altendorf–Etzel
Altendorf–Etzel
The Frauenwinkel
The Frauenwinkel
Ufenau and Lützelau Islands in Lake Züri
Ufenau and Lützelau Islands in Lake Züri
Abbey of Einsiedeln
Abbey of Einsiedeln
Alte Etzelstrasse
Alte Etzelstrasse
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Swimming

Alpamare Water Park Pfäffikon
Alpamare Water Park Pfäffikon
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Signalization

Signalization
For hiking, follow the logo indicated on the yellow signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your hike for safety's sake.
Signalization