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Lucerne – Nidwalden: cycle path by the lake

Route
Cycling
Length
9.4 km
Travel time
1 h
Veloweg Richtung Hergiswil, Nidwalden
Photo: Erna Blättler-Galliker (Nidwalden Tourismus), Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Veloweg Richtung Hergiswil, Nidwalden
Photo: Erna Blättler-Galliker (Nidwalden Tourismus), Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Veloweg Horw-Hergiswil, Nidwalden
Photo: Schweiz Mobil, Schweiz Mobil
Allmend, Luzern
Photo: Erna Blättler-Galliker (Nidwalden Tourismus), Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Horw, Veloweg Richtung Hergiswil
Photo: Erna Blättler-Galliker (Nidwalden Tourismus), Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Hergiswil, Nidwalden
Photo: Erna Blättler-Galliker (Nidwalden Tourismus), Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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This easy-going tour on the shores of Lake Lucerne leads from Canton Lucerne to Canton Nidwalden.

The tour starts in Lucerne and wends its way to Lake Lucerne via the Allmend, the Schreber Garden and Horw. A segregated cycle path by the lake returns you to Lucerne. The route is dotted with restaurants offering lakeside terraces.

Technical details

Tour type
Cycling
Starting point
Lucerne
Point of arrival
Hergiswil
Difficulty
Easy
Condition
1 / 6
Ascent
31 m
Descent
18 m
Best Time of Year
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Directions

Lucerne – new cycle path along the old Zentralbahn railway via Allmend – Horw – along the lake to Hergiswil

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