Hiking Tour Wattenwil-Schwarzenburg

Schweiz Mobil Route 4: ViaJacobi, Stage 12 (Hiking in Switzerland)

The ViaJacobi forms part of the Camino de Santiago which crosses Europe and leads from Lake Constance to Geneva, passing right through Switzerland in 33 stages.

The twelfth stage of the ViaJacobi leads from Wattenwil via Riggisberg and Rüeggisberg to Schwarzenburg. The ruins of Rüeggisberg Monastery and the church at Wahlern, enthroned on a sandstone ridge, are particular cultural highlights of this section.

  • Information
    Length 21 km
    Hiking Time Wattenwil–Schwarzenburg 6 h 05 min
    Hiking Time Schwarzenburg–Wattenwil 5 h 50 min
    Requirements easy (hiking trail)
    Conditions medium
    Height difference
    Wattenwil–Schwarzenburg
    720 m
    Height difference
    Schwarzenburg–Wattenwil
    520 m

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