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Baldegg – Heidegg Castle – Gelfingen

Hiking trail · Hochdorf
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Seetal Tourismus
  • Seetal: Wandertipp Nr.14 Ballwil - Schloss Heidegg - Gelfingen
    / Seetal: Wandertipp Nr.14 Ballwil - Schloss Heidegg - Gelfingen
    Photo: Seetal Tourismus, Seetal Tourismus
  • / Seetal: Wandertipp Nr.14 Ballwil - Schloss Heidegg - Gelfingen
    Photo: Seetal Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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easy
Distance 6.5 km
1:49 h
136 m
136 m
The walk starts at Baldegg railway station and proceeds via Kleinwangen through the forest to Heidegg Castle (open April to October, Tuesday to Sunday). The S9 suburban train returns you to Baldegg from Gelfingen.

See also
Seetaltourismus
Kronenplatz 24
CH-5600 Lenzburg
Tel: +41 (0)62 886 45 46
Fax: +41 (0)62 886 45 35
Email: seetaltourismus@lenzburg.ch
Internet: www.seetaltourismus.ch

Author’s recommendation

  • Den gepflegten Rosengarten im Sommer besuchen
  • Eine Flasche Wein vom Weingut Heidegg mit nach Hause nehmen
  • Ein hausgemachtes Gebäck in der beliebten Buvette auf dem Schlossvorplatz geniessen (bei schönem Wetter an Sonn- und allgemeinen Feiertagen geöffnet von April bis Anfang Oktober, jeweils von 11 bis 17 Uhr)
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Seetal Tourismus
Update: May 27, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Highest point
570 m
Lowest point
469 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
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Apr
May
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Tips and hints

Seetal Tourismus
Kronenplatz 24
5600 Lenzburg
+41 (0)41 920 45 29
info@seetaltourismus.ch 
www.seetaltourismus.ch

Start

Baldegg railway station (469 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'663'823E 1'226'408N
DD
47.185547, 8.280710
DMS
47°11'08.0"N 8°16'50.6"E
UTM
32T 445505 5226034
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Destination

Gelfingen railway station

Turn-by-turn directions

Baldegg station - Kleinwangen - Heidegg Castle - Gelfingen station

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Baldegg station / Gelfingen station

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'663'823E 1'226'408N
DD
47.185547, 8.280710
DMS
47°11'08.0"N 8°16'50.6"E
UTM
32T 445505 5226034
w3w 
///compress.wriggled.informal
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Landeskarte 1:25'000 (Bundesamt für Landestopografie swisstopo) Blatt Hitzkirch und Hochdorf

Book recommendations for this region:

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
6.5 km
Duration
1:49 h
Ascent
136 m
Descent
136 m
Public-transport-friendly Scenic Linear route Refreshment stops available

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