There is a total of 16 chapels in Bürglen. Hike on the specially designed, 10-kilometre Chapel Trail, which takes you past 11 chapels in and around Bürglen.
The 4.5-hour Chapel Trail Bürglen provides a varied and interesting hiking experience around the village of Bürglen, leading past meadows, gardens and homes decorated with flowers. From the PostBus stop “Bürglen UR, Post” walk to the parish church, which will be your starting point. The signposted trail first leads via Obrieden into the Rieder Valley, then to Brügg, into the Spiss, down to Hartolfingen and back to the starting point.
Insider tip: A precious Pietà dating from the 14th century awaits you at the Riedertal Chapel. The Loreto Chapel features old votive paintings inspired by the Italian city of Loreto, and in the Tell’s Chapel you can find the oldest cycle of paintings on the legend of William Tell. The entire Chapel Trail is about 10 kilometres long. It can be shortened, depending on personal interest.
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For groups of 10 people or more, a reservation is required on the previous day until 16.00 h at the latest. Tel. +41 58 448 06 22.
Reservations for individual travelers (1-9 persons) are not accepted. Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more.
Route open all year
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Bicycle transport fixtures available in/on the vehicle.
You can find more information at Biking and Postbus.
Registration of bicycle transport mandatory under tel. +41 58 448 06 22
Wheelchair access to the postbus guaranteed
Registration under tel. +41 58 448 06 22
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