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Chriesiwanderung (Walchwil to Zug)

Walk across the eastern shore of Lake Zug connects the centuries-old cherry and chestnut cultivations of Zug and Walchwil

By the Numbers

Distance
6 miles
Elevation
935 feet
Moving Time
2h15m
Nutrition
A few small farm stores along the way and the terminus in Zug have plenty of options
Logistics
Take the train to Walchwil and walk back to Zug
External

We were looking for a simple walk in the unpredictable April weather and decided on a walk above the Lake Zug and through woods.

We followed a section of a route published by Zug Tourism, choosing a shorter route given the weather conditions.

Walking the logging roads along the lake
Walking the logging roads along the lake
One of the many farms along the walk
One of the many farms along the walk

The walk is easy to follow as it gently wanders by farms and through woods & cities. It was a walk which certainly reminded us of Bainbridge at times.

We arrived in Zug and found ourselves at an exotic bird center with several species of owls! Totally unexpected and quite enjoyable.

Overall it was a very pleasant walk and an area I look to forward to cycling in the future.

Route

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