Druidenstein - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
6443 Schwyz, Switzerland
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The Druidenstein is a large erratic block above Morschach in the canton of Schwyz. The stone lies at an altitude of 758 m above sea level. M. northeast above the village on a hilltop of the Grossegg. The Druidenstein is surrounded by other smaller boulders and by the lawn of the Axenstein Golf Club, whose restaurant is barely a hundred meters away from the stone. From the “Schwyzerhaus” bus stop, it can be easily reached in around fifteen minutes via a marked hiking trail.
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A 35 km footpath was created around the southernmost part of Lake Lucerne to mark Switzerland’s 700th anniversary. The Path leads to historic sites pertaining to the Swiss Confederation. The path is divided into stages that are partially wheelchair-accessible and can be reached by ship or by train. Overnight stays are possible at the end of some of the trails.
The Schillerstein, also known under the name Mythenstein, is a striking boulder about 20 meters high that protrudes from the water at the entrance to Lake Uri, the southernmost basin of Lake Lucerne. It is located opposite Brunnen between the Treib and the Rütli and is only accessible from the water. It is one of the most attractive parts of Uri.
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.
Rütli is a mountain meadow on Lake Lucerne, in the Seelisberg municipality of the Swiss canton of Uri. It is the site of the Rütlischwur in traditional Swiss historiography, the oath marking the foundation of the original Swiss Confederacy. As such it is treated as a national monument of Switzerland. Since 1860, the Schweizerische Gemeinnützige Gesellschaft has organized a celebration at the site on Swiss National Day, since 1994 recognized as a public holiday.
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.
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.
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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.