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The “Heart Route” from Burgdorf to Willisau


The 63-kilometer route is a classic and is considered to be Switzerland’s most popular E-Bike tour.

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Technical information

Begin of tour:Burgdorf
Point of arrival:Willisau
Physical fitness:easy-medium
Hiking time:2.5h
Length:63 km


During the tour one enjoys the views from the fascinating Emmental highlands up to the Jura and as far as the Alps. The bicycle garden in the Bären Inn (Gasthof Bären) in Madiswil is legendary. It is the ideal stop for a short repast. The ride continues via Zeil and ends in Willisau.

Next stage: Willisau-Zug

Previous stage: Langnau-Burgdorf

Tour Overview

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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.

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Combined offer: journey using public transport and leisure offer (also for existing tickets) to The “Heart Route” from Burgdorf to Willisau

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