Begin and end of tour: Bahnhof Stans
Technical requirements: easy
Physical fitness: medium difficulty
Distance: 27.5 km
Total altitude meters: 792 m
Biking time: 02:00 - 03:30 (hours, minutes)
Elevation start and end of tour: 452 m
Culmination point: 1215 m
Season: April - November
Gastronomy: Stans, Niederrickenbach
Access starting point: Züge ab Luzern
Access point of arrival: Züge nach Luzern
Due to the great beauty of the Engelberg Valley, the mountain bike tour from Stans to the pilgrimage village of Niederrickenbach is bound to leave an indelible imprint on you. After traversing Stans, a village replete with history, you will ride through lush meadows to the picturesque valley. The ascent to Büren past Niederrickenbach is a true panoramic trail and seemingly without limits. The Stanserhorn and Buochserhorn Mountains and many other peaks of Central Switzerland form an imposing backdrop. The monastery of Niederrickenbach conveys a feeling of reverence, and its impressive dimensions are awe-inspiring. Invigorated after a repast and self-confident you cycle down the mountain in a fast descent.
The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.