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Along the lake between Rapperswil and Schmerikon

Along the lake between Rapperswil and Schmerikon

New bridge by Frauenwinkel

New bridge by Frauenwinkel

Idyllic beaches in Lachen

Idyllic beaches in Lachen

Promenade of Lachen

Promenade of Lachen

Tour description

The Lachen harbor is the starting point for this tour. The route follows the hiking trail to Altendorf and Pfäffikon and then crosses the lake dam to Rapperswil.

Here you will continue on the official bike trail to Schmerikon in the Linth valley and will cross the Linth canal near the Grynau. Immediately after passing the castle, you will turn right into the Buechberg woods. The trail climbs steadily at this point and rewards you with a splendid view of Lake Zurich and the Nuolen golf course once you have reached the top. An exciting downhill run brings you to Nuolen and the Wangen airport, and then once again to Lachen and its lake promenade.


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  • Eigentlich schöne Tour, ausser in Lachen gehts ein paar 100 Meter auf der Hauptstrasse und in Pfäffikon hat sich die Routenführung geändert, in Rapperswil ist es ein wenig schwierig wieder auf die Route zu finden, wenn man nicht über den Steg (Fahrverbot) gefahren ist. Aber sonst wunderschöne Seeumrundung.
    Tendency: Nicht eine Eigentliche Mountainbiketour
    Special: Rastplätze direkt am See in Altenberg und zwischen Rapperswil und Schmerikon

  • Beschreibung entspricht nicht dem GPS-Track. Zwischen Lachen und Rapperswil direkt auf oder neben stark befahrenen Hauptstrassen. Nicht angenehm, stellenweise gefährlich. Ab Rapperswil mit Schotterwegen sehr schön dem See entlang. Nicht empfehlenswerte Tour, ausser man findet den beschriebenen Wanderweg.

    Comment GPS-Tracks.com: Wir haben die Route dem Text angepasst. GPS-Tracks.com



Places along the route: Lachen - Altendorf - Pfäffikon - Hurden - Rapperswil - Bolligen - Schmerikon - Grinau - Tuggen - Wangen - Nuolen - Lachen


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Tour history (B01114)

First published: Freitag, 29. Februar 2008

Last updated: Mittwoch, 15. Januar 2014

Tour published by: Presented by www.zuerich.com

Tour characteristics

Distance: 33.5 km | Time requirement: 2½ h
Ascent: 191 m | Descent: 191 m
Highest point: 517 m.a.s.l.

Difficulty No singletrails

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See also

Zürichsee Tourismus
CH-8640 Rapperswil
Tel: +41 (0)55 220 57 57
E-Mail: zuerichsee@zuerich.com
Internet: www.zuerich.com

oder www.veloland.ch