Cultural route: Sursee-Beromünster-Sursee

32.8 km
Travel time
2 ½ h
Tour details
Tour details
Cultural route: Sursee-Beromünster-Sursee
From Sursee, you follow an ancient Roman way, enjoy views of the lake and mountains, and marvel at Beromünster’s unique cultural treasures.
On the cultural route between Sursee and Beromünster, you discover some idyllic countryside, fabulous views and exceptional historical monuments. The Roman way, a tranquil high-level path, leads from Schenkon to Eich. It is an immensely old transit route via Lake Sempach that, for centuries, saw travellers, tradespeople, pilgrims and soldiers pass back and forth between north and south. It offers a splendid panorama with Lake Sempach in the foreground, backed by the imposing peaks of the Central Swiss Alps.

Discover the rural municipality of Beromünster, in the truest sense of the word a treasure trove of cultural and historical artefacts and monuments. Pay a visit to the college of canons with the abbey, which houses an exceptionally impressive treasury containing liturgical artefacts spanning 1300 years. It is considered one of Switzerland and Europe’s most important medieval and baroque ecclesiastical treasuries.

Technical details

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Starting point
Point of arrival
3 / 6
472 m
472 m
Best Time of Year
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Bahnhof Sursee, Altstadt Sursee, Umfahrungsstrasse Sursee-Schenkon, Römerweg, Eich, Neuhof, Kirchbühl, Mussi, vorbei am Steinibüelweier, hinauf nach Hildisrieden, durch die Golfanlage Golf Sempachersee, durch den Gormunder Wald vorbei an Neudorf und dem Flugplatz, Beromünster, vorbei am Schlössliwald, Weiler Waldi, über die Hauptstrasse und vorbei am Sonnehof, Grüt, Ober- und Unterlehn, Schenkon, Zellfeld, Sursee Altstadt, Sursee Bahnhof.
Safety information
No waymarking
Author’s advice
While on the tour, make sure you visit the abbey and its treasury in Beromünster!
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Accessible by bus and train