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Grosser Mythen - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Grosser Mythen, 6430 Schwyz, Switzerland

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About Grosser Mythen

The Grosser Mythen is a mountain in the Schwyzer Alps of Central Switzerland. The mountain lies in the canton of Schwyz, to the east of the town of Schwyz, and to the south of the village of Alpthal in the valley of the river Alp. It is accessible from the Holzegg by a hiking trail that is opened during the summer months only. Geologically the Mythen is a penninic Klippe.


Attractions Near Grosser Mythen

Kleiner Mythen
Kleiner Mythen1.1km from Grosser Mythen

The Kleiner Mythen is a mountain in the Schwyzer Alps of Central Switzerland. The mountain lies in the canton of Schwyz, to the east of the town of Schwyz, to the south of the village of Alpthal in the valley of the Alp river, and to the north of the Grosser Mythen. It offers the chance to see wildlife and the trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips.

Rotenfluh
Rotenfluh1.55km from Grosser Mythen

The Rotenfluh is a mountain in the Swiss Prealps, located east of Schwyz in Central Switzerland. It is part of the range surrounding the valley of Alpthal, culminating at the Gross Mythen. The Rotenfluh is a popular vantage point over the Lake Lucerne region. The mountain is part of a ski area and is easily accessible from Rickenbach near Schwyz by the Rotenfluebahn, a gondola lift.

Museum of the Swiss Charters of Confederation

The Museum of the Swiss Charters of Confederation exhibits the most important documents from the history of the Old Swiss Confederation and explains their meaning. The focal point is the legendary Federal Charter of 1291. Today, the museum explains the national myth and the actual history of the Old Swiss Confederacy. It features a collection of original documents and flags.

Ibergeregg Pass
Ibergeregg Pass3.68km from Grosser Mythen

The Ibergeregg Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation 1,406 metres or 4,613 feet in the Swiss canton of Schwyz. The pass connects the town of Schwyz and village of Oberiberg, with onward links to Einsiedeln and the Sihlsee. The headwaters of the Minster, a tributary of the Sihl, are nearby, and the pass is flanked by the Alpine peaks of Furggelenstock and Firstspitz.

Stoosbahn
Stoosbahn4.61km from Grosser Mythen

The Stoosbahnen funicular from Schwyz & aerial cableway from Morschach opens up the car-free mountain village of Stoos - with a world record. The funicular from Schwyz to Stoos is the steepest in the world. A technical marvel that already turns the journey into an experience. Arrived on the Stoos, a viewing and holiday paradise opens up to the guests in both summer and winter.

Raiffeisen Skywalk
Raiffeisen Skywalk4.94km from Grosser Mythen

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.

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Schwyz
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The canton of Schwyz is a canton in central Switzerland between the Alps in the south, Lake Lucerne to the west, and Lake Zürich in the north, centered on and named after the town of Schwyz.

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