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Circular walk Weggis - Hertenstein

Route
Hiking Trail
Length
7.4 km
Travel time
approx. 2h
Tour details
Tour details
Circular walk Weggis - Hertenstein
Brünnihof Weggis
Photo: Tourist Information Weggis (Luzern Tourismus AG), Tourist Information Weggis
Circular walk Weggis - Hertenstein
Aussicht auf Pilatus und Vierwaldstättersee
Photo: Tourist Information Weggis (Luzern Tourismus AG), Tourist Information Weggis
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A leisurely walk on the Hertenstein peninsula, passing farms and through the Herrenwald woods.
A wonderful tour with beautiful views of the lake and surrounding mountains, passing by traditional farmhouses and through the shaded Herrenwald woods.

Technical details

Tour type
Hiking Trail
Difficulty
Easy
Condition
2 / 6
Ascent
121 m
Descent
121 m
Best Time of Year
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Directions
Starting from the boat station in Weggis, walk along the lake towards Hertenstein, passing the All Saints Chapel in Unterdorf. Turn right after the restaurant HYG and follow the signs to Hotel Friedheim. After passing this hotel you will arrive at Hügerihof Farm. Now walk along Brünnistrasse to “Hotel & Gastro Formation”. The trail leads past the barn and climbs slowly towards Herrenwald. As soon as we reach the barbecue area by the forest, we turn left into the forest and follow the path in a large curve to the right. The forest path leads almost level slightly above the lakeshore to the Helsana Trail junction. We follow the signpost, go up to the right and leave the forest after a few metres. After a short climb we reach the Gerbiweid campsite, pass the greenhouses and the football pitch. At Thermoplan AG, we take the first turn to the right and pass the Hügeri farm again. This time we take the field path straight ahead at the crossroads, walk through the residential area and along Höchistrasse until we reach a small path on the right that leads along a stream to the lake. Here we turn left and walk along the shore back to the Weggis boat station.
Author’s advice
In the Unterdorf, the All Saints Chapel with its frescoes is worth a visit.
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Accessible by bus and train
Yes