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In seven stages through the Lake Lucerne Region

Route 1291 – the best e-bike tour in Switzerland

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Explore the heart of Switzerland on an e-bike – the new Route 1291 ranks amongst Switzerland’s most impressive and historical itineraries. Starting and finishing in Lucerne, the 385 km circular route is divided into seven stages and passes numerous sights, castles and historically interesting towns and villages.

Facts & Figures

1 route 7 day stages 5 cantons
over 8000 m elevation gain/loss 385 km ≈ 34 hours

Route 1291 passes through a variety of landscapes and terrains featuring palm trees, lakes, mountains and gorges as well as glaciers and alpine passes. Starting at Lucerne, the route leads via Weggis, Brunnen and Altdorf to Andermatt. From there, it continues over the Furka, Grimsel and Brünig passes to Lungern, Sörenberg, Entlebuch and finally to Canton Lucerne’s rural hinterland – Willisau, Sursee, Beromünster and Hochdorf. Other highlights along the new e-bike route include numerous restaurants and wine estates.


The total route is divided into seven daily stages, each between 40 and 70 kilometres. The "Route 1291" is intended for sporty, ambitious e-bikers. The four stages in particular, which lead over mountain passes, are physically demanding. Stages five to seven from Sörenberg via Entlebuch and Sursee to Lucerne are recommended for pleasure bikers. 

Hunger and thirst

Sbrinz

Sbrinz Käse GmbH

Eichhof

Brauerei Eichhof AG
 

Location and contact

Luzern Tourismus AG
Tourist Information
Zentralstrasse 5
6002 Luzern
+41 (0)41 227 17 17
luzernluzern.com
www.luzern.com