Easy Circular Walk Near Kyburg Not Far From Zurich

Easy Circular Walk Near Kyburg

Easy Circular Walk Near Kyburg

Not Far From Zurich

Easy Circular Walk Near Kyburg

Easy Circular Walk Near Kyburg Not Far From Zurich

Since so many of you have enjoyed the article on 6 Circular Hikes not far from Zurich by Heather Moore – here is another circular hike, which again is quite near to Zurich.

The walk itself is easy and mainly flat, but takes you through some beautiful countryside as well as the pretty little village of Kyburg. It takes just under 2 hours at a leisurely pace.

Easy Circular Walk Near Kyburg

Getting There

From Zurich you can drive to the tiny village of First near Ottikon where there is a large public car park. From First you begin the walk which goes past the Helltobel Ravine and through the forest. You walk past open fields with amazing views.

Close To Kyburg Castle

Easy Circular Walk Near Kyburg

The Award Winning Kyburg Castle Near Winterthur

Kyburg Castle

Heading in the direction of Kyburg Castle and Kyburg village, the path takes you past the Mülitobel gorge, up a little towards the small village of Ettenhausen then through the Chäferberg forest to reach the starting point after a short time. Most of this route from Ettenhausen to First is along the “Kyburg-Effretikon Planet Trail.”

Easy Circular Walk Near Kyburg

Easy Circular Walk Near Kyburg

On your return to First why not stop for a drink or a meal at Restaurant First?

Easy Circular Walk Near Kyburg

Click here for the Google Directions to First.

See the overview of the hike here:

Easy Circular Walk Near Kyburg

If you are interested in visiting the award wining Kyburg Castle please find out more here.

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Photos by Lesley Holton

Final photo of meadows by Rachel Dale

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