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Route
Hiking Trail
Length
15.0 km
Travel time
4 ½ h
Tour details
Tour details
Around Lake Alpnach
Steg mit traumhafter Aussicht, Alpnachstad
Photo: Nidwalden Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Around Lake Alpnach
Steg entlang der Lopperstrasse, am Alpnachersee
Photo: Nidwalden Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Around Lake Alpnach
Tellikurve am Alpnachersee - beliebter Platz für Windsurfer
Photo: Nidwalden Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Around Lake Alpnach
Städerried in Alpnachstad - Naturschutzgebiet
Photo: Nidwalden Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Around Lake Alpnach
Wanderung mit Blick auf den Alpnachersee (Teil vom Vierwaldstättersee)
Photo: Nidwalden Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Around Lake Alpnach
Panorama in Oberrüti, Blick auf den Alpnachersee
Photo: Nidwalden Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Around Lake Alpnach
Aussicht auf Stansstad
Photo: Nidwalden Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Around Lake Alpnach
Wanderweg durch Wiese, Ennetmoos
Photo: Nidwalden Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Around Lake Alpnach
Tunnel in der Rotzschlucht
Photo: Nidwalden Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Around Lake Alpnach
Stansstad
Photo: Roland Baumgartner (Nidwalden Tourismus), Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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Stansstad – Alpnachstad – Eichiried – Vorderrüti – Rotzschlucht – Stansstad
Circumnavigating Lake Alpnach can be done at almost any time of year. The Lopper south flank is home to various snakes and lizards, which can be observed in warm weather, basking in the sun on stones by the water.

Technical details

Tour type
Hiking Trail
Starting point
Stansstad railway or ship station
Point of arrival
Stansstad railway or ship station
Difficulty
Easy
Condition
1 / 6
Ascent
226 m
Descent
226 m
Best Time of Year
March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
Directions
The path from Stansstad is partly built as a boardwalk parallel to the road. After crossing the Chli Schliere near Alpnachstad, it traverses nature reserves with reed-covered bays (info panels). It then crosses the Sarner Aa, then climbs northeast to Vorderrüti, north past the Drachenflue. The path leads down to the Betti through meadows, then through the striking Rotz gorge and back to the lake. The circumnavigation of the lake ends in Stasstad.
Author’s advice

Vor der Wanderung einen Brunch im Hotel & Restaurant zum Beck in Stansstad geniessen oder in Alpnachstad einen Zwischenstop im Sylvie's Bistro machen.

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Good to know

Accessible by bus and train
Yes