Sissacher Fluh


Quiet forests, idyllic villages and vantage points with stunning views define the bike tour through the Aargau and Jura. The historic highlight is the Zähringer town of Rheinfelden, which boasts an intact Old Town that can't wait to be explored. Beginners will derive as much pleasure from this circuit through North-West Switzerland as experienced bikers do.

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Technical information

Begin and end of tour: Rheinfelden train station
Technical requirements: medium difficulty
Physical fitness: medium difficulty
Distance: 28.7 km
Total altitude meters: 480 m
Biking time: 02:00 - 03:00 (hours, minutes)
Elevation start and end of tour: 280 m
Season: March - November
Gastronomy: Rheinfelden, Magden, Maisprach, Sissacher Fluh, Hersberg, Dorn
Overnight: Rheinfelden
Various: Old Town of Rheinfelden, gorgeous vantage point for views of Sissacher Fluh. Vantage point has campfire and mountain restaurant.


Wide and easy forest and field trails tend to dominate the first part of the route. Afterwards, enjoy the complete contrast of the multiple stages of the downhill section from the Sissacher Fluh to Rheinfelden via the Hersberg. We're talking brilliant rollercoaster trails here which wind their way through the forest, banish the stresses and strains of the daily grind, and leave you gasping for more.

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Rheinfelden - Magden - Maisprach - Rickenbacher-Höchi - Sissacher Fluh - Rheinfelden

From the Rheinfelden Train Station bike through the viaduct on the hiking trail in the direction of Magden. Continue on the hiking trail via Belchenblick to Madgen, then take the main road to Maisprach. In Maisprach follow the hiking trail to Rickenbacher-Höchi. After 100 meters remain on the small tarred road. Then leave the hiking trail and bike in the directionof Wohnheim Matrusaden (Matrusaden hostel). Subsenquently follow the hiking trail leading to Richenbacher Hoechi again. Over there continue biking in the direction of Wintersingerhöchi up to Sissacher Fluh. Subsequently, follow the hiking trail with the red triangle to Rheinfelden. Finally, return from Belchenblick to Rheinfelden Train Station.


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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