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Shortly after the start of the tour, this is the view North toward Brunnen and Mt.Rigi
Before the descent to Sisikon, this is the view of Lake Uri and Mt. Gitschenen
After passing through Sisikon and continuing to the South, this is a look back at Sisikon
Continuing in the direction of Flüelen
Some parts of the trail are along the old highway
At Tell's Platte you can get on the ship
Shortly past Tell's Platte is the Tell's Chapel with William Tell's story in paintings
After Tell's Chapel are the clarion bells
Continuing high above the lake on the old highway
Back down at the lake near Flüelen (beach access) a look back at the trail in the cliffs.
Morschach - Sisikon - Tell's Chapel - Flüelen
Published/updated on 29.04.2019 by GabrielleMerk | 27359 points | Date of Tour: 14.07.2014 | Favourite Entries (2)
To commemorate the 700th anniversary of Switzerland's Confederation, all the Swiss Cantons participated to create "The Swiss Path", a 35-km long continuous trail around the Uri Arm of Lake Lucerne, from the Rütli meadow where the...
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To commemorate the 700th anniversary of Switzerland's Confederation, all the Swiss Cantons participated to create "The Swiss Path", a 35-km long continuous trail around the Uri Arm of Lake Lucerne, from the Rütli meadow where the original three Cantons Uri, Schwyz and Unterwalden signed their agreement to unite politically, to Brunnen on the other side,
Along the 35-km route (Trail no. 99) there are many places where one can access public transport, whether bus, boat or train, so the entire trail can be done in several segments, although typically it is split into two parts.
A particularly panoramic section is the one from Morschach to Sisikon, with some fantastic views over the Uri arm of Lake Lucerne. Continuing from Sisikon to Flüelen you pass an area integral to the story of William Tell, besides this being a very nice lakeside hike.
Definitely a must-do hike for anyone interested in Swiss History and the legend of William Tell.
On the descent to Sisikon, there might be a warning of a detour in case of high water run-off // At the start near Morschach are options for two detours to the Lourdes Grotte (120m) and the MarienKapelle.
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Barely noticeable on the West Side of Lake Uri is a cleft in the otherwise steep cliff face, a gorge opening out to a beautiful upland valley totally hidden from view in the... more >>