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Attractions to explore nearby Gottschalkenberg Pass

Gottschalkenberg PassGottschalkenberg Pass, 6313 Menzingen, Switzerland

Gottschalkenberg Pass is a high mountain pass in the canton of Zug in Switzerland. IT gives a panoramic view of the valley of Zug and also it is a picturesque area to spend some good times and to take some photographs.

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Raten Pass1.78 KMs away from Gottschalkenberg Pass

A beautiful high mountain pass located in the heart of Zug which offers a panoramic view of the natural beauty of the canton. This pass connects Oberägeri and Biberbrugg. One can enjoy a ride through this pass very much.

Höhronen2.19 KMs away from Gottschalkenberg Pass

The Höhronen is a mountain of the Swiss Prealps, located on the border between the Swiss cantons of Zurich and Zug. It lies approximately halfway between Lake Zurich and Lake Ägeri.  West of a secondary summit named Wildspitz is located the tripoint between the cantons of Zurich, Zug, and Schwyz. The tripoint, located at a height of 1,186 meters, is marked by a stone named Dreiländerstein.

Hüttnersee3.90 KMs away from Gottschalkenberg Pass

Hüttnersee is a small lake at Hütten in the Canton of Zurich, Switzerland. The northern shore is located in Samstagern, a village in the municipality of Richterswil. Its surface area is 0.165 km2. It is an ideal place to spend some leisure time and also for trekking too.

Lake Ägeri4.08 KMs away from Gottschalkenberg Pass

Lake Aegeri is situated in the foothills of the Alps surrounded by steep slopes. It is nestled in a hilly moraine landscape and offers a wide range of hiking, mountain biking, and water sports activities. It is also one of the nice picnic spots in this area.

Sihl4.46 KMs away from Gottschalkenberg Pass

The Sihl is a Swiss river that rises near the Druesberg mountain in the canton of Schwyz and eventually flows into the Limmat in the center of the city of Zürich. It has a length of 73 km, including the Sihlsee reservoir, through which the river flows. Water is abstracted from the river at the Sihlsee, leading to decreased downstream water flows and a consequent reduction in water quality.

Morgartenberg4.94 KMs away from Gottschalkenberg Pass

Morgartenberg is a 11.4 kilometer loop trail located near Sattel, Schwyz, Switzerland that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips.

Morgarten5.46 KMs away from Gottschalkenberg Pass

Morgarten is a village in the municipality of Oberägeri in the Swiss canton of Zug. The place is on the banks of the Ägeri lake and on the road from Oberägeri to Sattel.  Originally the place was called Hauptsee. In 1905 it was renamed in connection with the commemoration of the Battle of Morgarten on November 15, 1315, and the erection of a battle memorial. The name was changed at the request of the Oberägeri-Morgarten Tourist Association by the Zurich District Post Office.

Lorze7.52 KMs away from Gottschalkenberg Pass

The Lorze is the main river of the Canton of Zug, Switzerland. It flows from Ägerisee through Lake Zug into the Reuss. One of the beautiful places to spend some leisure time and also a place that is blessed with natural beauty.

Johanna-Spyri-Museum7.63 KMs away from Gottschalkenberg Pass

It is not only Heidi’s world, but also that of her creator that you get to know in Zürich’s Hirzel. This is where the little Johanna Louise Heusser went to school. Since 1981 the Johanna Spyri Museum has been located in the “Old School House”.

Höllgrotten caves7.71 KMs away from Gottschalkenberg Pass

The Höllgrotten is a group of stalactite caves in the Lorzentobel near Baar in the canton of Zug.  The caves have small lakes, stalactites, stalagmites, and stagnates in various colors. They have been formed from calcareous springs over the course of millennia. Each cave has its own picture. In the root grotto in the upper part of the cave, encrusted tree roots can be seen.

Einsiedeln Abbey8.47 KMs away from Gottschalkenberg Pass

A most important site of Roman Catholic pilgrimage in Switzerland. Founded by the Benedictine monk and hermit Saint Meinrad around c. 835 CE, Einsiedeln Abbey has been the site of Marian devotion in Switzerland for over a thousand years. It is arguably the most impressive monastic structure in Switzerland.  It is a territorial abbey and, therefore, not part of a diocese, subject to a bishop. It has been a major resting point on the Way of St. James for centuries.

Zugerberg8.50 KMs away from Gottschalkenberg Pass

The Zugerberg is the local mountain for residents in the canton. The view over the Alps and foothills from up there is fantastic and there is an adventure playground and nature protection area up there. The Zugerbergbahn funicular connects the Zugerberg from Zug. The upper station is located at a height of 925 metres and is a popular vantage point as well as a recreational area. The summit proper is entirely wooded.

Hirzel Höhi9.13 KMs away from Gottschalkenberg Pass

The Hirzel Höhi is a mule pass in the foothills of the canton of Zurich, which connects Horgen and Sihlbrugg.  The former trade route continued via Baar, Zug, Immensee - Küssnacht or Brunnen across Lake Lucerne to Flüelen to the Gotthard and to Italy. The most important goods transported were salt from north to south and wine vice versa. In addition, silk, velvet, brocade, linen, iron, grain, rice, cheese, and oil were traded.

Wildspitz9.38 KMs away from Gottschalkenberg Pass

One of the highest mountain in the canton of Zug, located on the border between the Swiss cantons of Zug and Schwyz. The Wildspitz is surrounded by three lakes: Lake Zug, Lake Lauerz, and Lake Ägeri. It is one of the picturesque locations in this area and a nice picnic spot.

Raiffeisen Skywalk9.53 KMs away from Gottschalkenberg Pass

The Skywalk is one of Europe’s longest pedestrian suspension bridges, 58 meters above the Lauitobel Gorge. Hikers and walkers are drawn to Europe’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge. There are various circular trails starting from the other side of the gorge, including “der Pfad”, which leads across the Halsbann up to the summit and back down to Herrenboden.

Kunsthaus Zug9.95 KMs away from Gottschalkenberg Pass

The Kunsthaus Zug has existed since 1990 in a complex from the 16th century, the “Hof Im Dorf”, on the edge of the old town of Zug in Switzerland. It shows the most important collection of Viennese Modernism outside of Austria. The house owes its collection of works of classical modernism with a focus on Vienna to the Kamm Collection Foundation. It was founded in 1998 by Christa, Peter, and Christine Kamm and has made the holdings available to the Kunsthaus Zug on permanent loan.