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Schächen

Schächen, Switzerland

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About Schächen

The Schächental is an alpine valley of Uri, Switzerland, formed by the river Schächen. The valley stretches to the east of Altdorf for some 10 km.  Situated in the Schächental are the municipalities of Bürglen, Spiringen and Unterschächen. The valley terminates in the Klausenpass, which connects to the Urner Boden, leading towards Glarus. A side valley, the Brunnital branches to the south of Unterschächen, extending for some 4 km. It terminates abruptly, in the steep northern slope of the Gross



Attractions near Schächen

Tell Monument4.42km from Schächen

This monument was created by Richard Kissling between 1882 to 1895 in memory of the freedom fighter  Wilhelm Tell. It was made in bronze and It shows the Swiss national hero with his crossbow and accompanied by his son. At the base is the traditional date of Rütlischwur of 1307.

Bälmeten4.67km from Schächen

A beautiful mountain in the Uri Canton of the Glarus Alps. trekking is quite risky here and the views from here are breathtaking.

Rossstock5.18km from Schächen

The Rosenstock is one of a line of mountains situated between the Klausenpass to the south and the Riemenstaldnertal to the north.  The area offers varied possibilities.there are many hiking routes and also it offers so many views of this area.

Fulen5.25km from Schächen

The Fulen is a mountain peak of the Schwyz Alps, located on the border between the Swiss cantons of Schwyz and Uri. It lies on the range between Muotathal and Unterschächen, east of Lake Lucerne.

Spilauersee5.86km from Schächen

Spilauersee is a lake in the Canton of Uri, Switzerland, below Rossstock. The lake can be reached by foot in half an hour from the Chäppeliberg–Lidernen cable car. The Spilauisee is simply impressive in a cauldron that reflects the landscape in the lake in calm weather.

Chaiserstock6.75km from Schächen

The Chaiserstock is a mountain of the Schwyzer Alps, located on the border between the Swiss cantons of Schwyz and Uri. It lies on the range between Muotathal and Unterschächen, east of Lake Lucerne.

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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.