Bike Touring Highlight

Recommended by 56 out of 61 cyclists


  • charles

    Lake Sempach lies in the heart of Switzerland and is surrounded by beautiful countryside. Intact nature, cultural and historical sights, an upscale range of culinary delights and diverse sports facilities make the Sempachersee region an ideal leisure, excursion and recreation area for families, seniors and groups.
    Altstadt Sursee (winner Wakker Prize 2003) - The golden town in the heart of Switzerland unites history, culture and modernity and is also the metropolitan center of the region.
    Swiss Ornithological Institute, Sempach - National center for research and protection of native birds and their habitats.

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    • August 6, 2018

  • Marcus Fihlon

    The lake is a highlight - on the west side very idyllic with many bathing possibilities.

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    • July 14, 2018

  • Roger

    Lake Sempach is a lake near Sursee in the Swiss canton of Lucerne. It has an area of 14.5 km ², its water level is at 504 m above sea level. M., it covers 0.66 km ³ and is at the deepest point 87 m deep. Its length is 7.5 km, the circumference 19.8 km and the average outflow 1.28 m³ / s.
    In contrast to most Swiss lakes, large parts of the lake shore are not accessible to the public, but are closed off by fenced private properties. The bathing prohibition for the entire waterfront of Sempach dates back to the 1960s.
    There are seven municipalities bordering Lake Sempach: Sursee, Sempach, Oberkirch, Nottwil, Eich, Schenkon and Neuenkirch. Altogether about 30'000 people live in these.
    historyThe Reuss glacier, which retreated towards the end of the Würme ice age, left several moraine around 12,000 years ago, including that of Mariazell, which dammed Lake Sempach at its northern end.

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    • April 17, 2019

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Location: Neuenkirch, Sursee, Lucerne, Switzerland


  • Elevation550 m

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