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Hirzel Höhi

Hirzel Höhi, 8816 Hirzel, Switzerland

Mountain Passes

About Hirzel Höhi

The Hirzel Höhi is a mule pass in the foothills of the canton of Zurich, which connects Horgen and Sihlbrugg.  The former trade route continued via Baar, Zug, Immensee - Küssnacht or Brunnen across Lake Lucerne to Flüelen to the Gotthard and to Italy. The most important goods transported were salt from north to south and wine vice versa. In addition, silk, velvet, brocade, linen, iron, grain, rice, cheese, and oil were traded.



Attractions near Hirzel Höhi

Johanna-Spyri-Museum1.53km from Hirzel Höhi

It is not only Heidi’s world, but also that of her creator that you get to know in Zürich’s Hirzel. This is where the little Johanna Louise Heusser went to school. Since 1981 the Johanna Spyri Museum has been located in the “Old School House”.

Zimmerberg4.83km from Hirzel Höhi

Zimmerberg is a mountain and a region located in the district of Horgen in the canton of Zurich, Switzerland. Its name bases on the Old High German word zimbar in the meaning of lumber. It is one of the picturesque location and also a suitable area for trekking and picnicking too.

Sihlwald5.2km from Hirzel Höhi

The Sihlwald forest lies just outside Zurich and is the first national nature discovery park inviting you to explore and spot wild animals up close in Langenberg.  It is the largest, pristine mixed beech forest in Central Switzerland. Hiking through this beautiful forest is a wonderful experience.

Kloster Kappel5.26km from Hirzel Höhi

The former monastery dating from 1185, centrally situated between Zurich, Zug, and Lucerne, offers a magnificent view of the alps. It was completely refurbished in 2012 with a focus on preserving the historic building style. 79 functional rooms, all with private shower/WC. Numerous utility rooms, and ample space to retreat to a quiet corner within the large compound. The impressive Klosterkeller restaurant and cosy monastery café with panorama terrace offer homemade specialities, freshly prepare

Höllgrotten caves5.52km from Hirzel Höhi

The Höllgrotten is a group of stalactite caves in the Lorzentobel near Baar in the canton of Zug.  The caves have small lakes, stalactites, stalagmites, and stagnates in various colors. They have been formed from calcareous springs over the course of millennia. Each cave has its own picture. In the root grotto in the upper part of the cave, encrusted tree roots can be seen.

Schnabelburg Castle6.08km from Hirzel Höhi

A small and beautiful castle located in the heart of Zug in the year of 1150. It has faced so many wars and some parts of the castle were destroyed and this place is now an important place of national significance.

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The Canton of Zug is one of the smallest of the Swiss cantons in terms of area. The canton is located in central Switzerland and covers an area of 239 square kilometre