SwitzerlandMobility 3: North-South route
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Kapellbrücke.Photo: Jochen Ihle, CC BY, Tourenplaner SCHWEIZ
Easy route. From Basel, the city with the densest cultural offering in all of Europe, we cycle through the largest cherry-growing region in Switzerland, the Baselbiet. From Aarau, the town with late Gothic and Baroque terraced houses with richly decorated gabled roofs, we continue via Lucerne, the gateway to central Switzerland, to Stans.>
On the second stage from Stans, the demands increase. Through Uri, the most important Alpine transit route between north and south, over the Gotthard Pass through Ticino, Switzerland's sunniest region, to the southernmost point of Switzerland, Chiasso.
The second stage from Stans is more demanding.
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Public-transport-friendlyBy train to Basel
By roadMotorway to Basel
ParkingPaid parking available
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Bike fit to ride and enough fluids for the road.
- 2 Stages
The first stage of the north-south connection leads from Basel to Stans.
We start in Stans, at Beckeried we take the ferry across to Gersau. Through Uri to Hospental and then over the Gotthard to Ticino. The end of the ...
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