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Bälmeten - Things to Know Before Visiting

Bälmeten, 6472 Erstfeld, Switzerland

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About Bälmeten

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

Attractions Near Bälmeten

Schächen4.67km from Bälmeten

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

Gross Windgällen
Gross Windgällen4.74km from Bälmeten

The Gross Windgällen is a 3,187 m high mountain in the Glarus Alps, overlooking the valley of the Reuss in the canton of Uri. The name Gross Windgällen derives from Gälle or gellen, meaning as much as wailing, shrilling, or whistling.

Meierturm Silenen
Meierturm Silenen5.8km from Bälmeten

The Meier Tower is in the Swiss municipality of Silenen . The nobles of Silenen served as Meier of the Zurich Fraumünster Abbey and administered their property in the central Reuss valley. The tower, built in the 13th century, served as their residence and official residence. The Meier Tower is a cultural asset of national importance.

Sunniggrätli6.1km from Bälmeten

A beautiful mountain shoulder in Uri. Sunniggrätli is a 14.3-kilometer loop trail located near Intschi, Uri, Switzerland that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips. It is one of the beautiful viewpoints and also has some adventure also.

Tell Monument
Tell Monument6.29km from Bälmeten

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.

Arnisee7.18km from Bälmeten

This gorgeous alpine lake is ideal for a classic Swiss picnic, with mountain peaks reflected in the clear water, fields of wildflowers, and cowbells ringing near and far. It is one of the picnic locations, so many peoples come here and spend some leisure time here. It is suitable for children and also for adults.

Where is Bälmeten

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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.