Rophaien - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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.
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1.04km from Rophaien
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.
2.68km from Rophaien
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
3.61km from Rophaien
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.
4.53km from Rophaien
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.
5.14km from Rophaien
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.