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Tellskapelle - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Axenstrasse, 6452 Sisikon, Switzerland

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About Tellskapelle

At Tellsplatte, 3 kilometers south of Sisikon, the place where, according to the legend, William Tell jumped overboard during a storm, when transferred by boat to the bailiff Gessler's jail. An easy walk in a beautiful landscape to Tell's Chapel, with nearby the biggest glockenspiel in Switzerland

Attractions Near Tellskapelle

Rophaien2.68km from Tellskapelle

The Rophaien is a mountain of the Schwyzer Alps, overlooking Lake Lucerne in the canton of Uri. It lies west of the Rossstock, at the western end of the range north of the Schächental. The Rophaien lies directly above Lake Uri, the southernmost basin of Lake Lucerne. It is part of the Chaiserstockkette, an area popular with hikers, climbers, and ski tourers.

Alplersee3.24km from Tellskapelle

The mountain lake in the Alplen area is at an altitude of 1507 meters above sea level. Nothing is known about the inflows and outflows of the Alplersee, but the lake is located in the vicinity of the Riemenstaldnerbach. The Bergseelein is about 220m long and 150m wide.

Seeli4.19km from Tellskapelle

A small lake surrounded by serene views all around, It is located in Uri canton of Switzerland. During the summer season, the temperature of the lake water is favorable for pleasant swimming. However, bathing is allowed only in its beach area situated at its north end. The lakeshore is a popular camping site and boats are also available on hire.

Rütli4.28km from Tellskapelle

Rütli is a mountain meadow on Lake Lucerne, in the Seelisberg municipality of the Swiss canton of Uri. It is the site of the Rütlischwur in traditional Swiss historiography, the oath marking the foundation of the original Swiss Confederacy. As such it is treated as a national monument of Switzerland. Since 1860, the Schweizerische Gemeinnützige Gesellschaft has organized a celebration at the site on Swiss National Day, since 1994 recognized as a public holiday.

Fronalpstock4.4km from Tellskapelle

A beautiful high mountain that was part of the Schwyzer alps and is located in the canton of Schwyz. There is a chair lift to access the summit and also the summit offers a panoramic view of the area. One of the nice trekking destination and also a nice spot by its climate.

Niederbauen-Chulm4.49km from Tellskapelle

The Niederbauen-Chulm is a mountain of the Urner Alps, overlooking Lake Lucerne in Central Switzerland. Its 1,923 metre high summit is located on the border between the cantons of Nidwalden and Uri.

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The canton of Uri is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland and a founding member of the Swiss Confederation. It is located in Central Switzerland. The canton's territory covers the valley of the Reuss between the St. Gotthard Pass and Lake Lucerne.