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Wynental-Route

Luzern–Aarau

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From the tourism and farming country of Central Switzerland through «Stumpenland» (cigar country) in the industrial patchwork of the Swiss Mittelland, watched by a silent radio transmitter, guarded by baroque angels, accompanied by tiny railways and thatched roofs, plastic steam and the fragrant aroma of baking bread.
The route leaves the tourist city of Lucerne alongside the turquoise River Reuss, crosses the industrial and multi-culti town of Emmenbrücke and the picturesque small town of Rothenburg. It slowly escapes the agglomeration and climbs gently through a rolling landscape with scattered farmsteads and small hamlets. In Römerswil, 90 farmers still work the lush green land on the flat rise of the Erlosen, the source of the small streams that feed the Wyna.

After crossing the rise (794 m) the 215 metre-high transmitter of Radio Beromünster appears to the west. This fell silent in 2008 after 77 years of medium-wave broadcasts. Because of the name of the transmitter, in 1934, Münster was renamed Beromünster, where the ornately decorated collegiate church encircled by canons’ houses is enthroned above the historic market town. The railway ran to «Möischter» until 1992: today the tracks run in leisurely fashion down to the agglomeration of Menziken/Reinach, where the first flexible aluminium foil was pressed in 1905 and where aluminium is still processed.

In the region, also known as «Stumpenland» (cigar country), only the major cigar names of Burger and Villiger have survived: the famous Rössli cigars have been smoked since 1933. In the Menziken Tobacco Museum, cigar boxes with the aroma of tobacco recall the heyday of cigars. Often unspoilt and bordered by bushes, the Wyna winds through the wide glaciated valley, under the eye of thatched granaries dating from 1540 at Oberkulm and the tiny castles of Trostburg and Liebegg above Teufenthal. On the way to Suhr, the plastic industry and large JOWA bakery supply a rich contrast of aromas. The route then runs alongside the Stadtbach, through suburbs to Aarau.
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Length:
57 km
of which unsurfaced: 3 km
Requirements:
easy
Conditions:
medium
Height difference:
Luzern–Aarau: 420 m
Aarau–Luzern: 480 m

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Lucerne
Lucerne
Hochdorf
Hochdorf
Aarau
Aarau
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Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrücke)
Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrücke)
Glacier Garden
Glacier Garden
KKL Luzern
KKL Luzern
Lake Lucerne
Lake Lucerne
Lion Monument
Lion Monument
Musegg Wall
Musegg Wall
Rosengart Collection Lucerne
Rosengart Collection Lucerne
Schweizerhofquai/Nationalquai
Schweizerhofquai/Nationalquai
Swiss Museum of Transport
Swiss Museum of Transport
Rütihof Forest Rope Garden
Rütihof Forest Rope Garden
Aargauer Kunsthaus
Aargauer Kunsthaus
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B&B Haus im Löchli
B&B Haus im Löchli
Littau
Backpacker’s Lucerne
Backpacker’s Lucerne
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Jugendherberge Luzern
Jugendherberge Luzern
Luzern
Residence zur Musegg
Residence zur Musegg
Luzern
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The Bed + Breakfast
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Hotel Felmis
Hotel Felmis
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Gästezimmer Meyerisli
Gästezimmer Meyerisli
Neuenkirch
Chlewald
Chlewald
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Biohof Schwander
Biohof Schwander
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Hof Ehrenbolgen
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Bauernhof Elmiger
Bauernhof Elmiger
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Bauer Fritz
Bauer Fritz
Rickenbach LU
Jugendherberge Beinwil am See
Jugendherberge Beinwil am See
Beinwil am See
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Wirtshaus Rütihof
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BnB Pulverhaus
BnB Pulverhaus
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Hotel Aarauerhof
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Aarau
Sorell Hotel ARGOVIA
Sorell Hotel ARGOVIA
Aarau
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