64 attractions you should visit in Uri - With photos & details

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Top 64 attractions to explore in Uri

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.

AlplerseeAlplersee, 6452 Sisikon, Switzerland
Lake/ River/ Ponds

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.

Andermatt-Sedrun Sports AGGotthardstrasse 110, 6490 Andermatt, Switzerland
Man-made Structures- Other

The Andermatt-Sedrun Sports AG, a subsidiary of Andermatt Swiss Alps AG, operates the ski areas Gemsstock, Nätschen-Gütsch-Schneehüenerstock and Sedrun-Oberalp under the name SkiArena Andermatt-Sedrun. With 120 kilometers of slopes, this is the largest ski area in Central Switzerland.

ArniseeArnisee, 6476 Gurtnellen, Switzerland
Lake/ River/ Ponds

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.

BälmetenBälmeten, 6472 Erstfeld, Switzerland
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

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

BristenBristen, 6482 Gurtnellen, Switzerland
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

The Bristen is a mountain in the Glarus Alps, overlooking the valley of the Reuss and located to the south of Amsteg in the canton of Uri, Switzerland. The mountain is located about four kilometers north of Piz Giuv and the border with Graubünden. The Bristen is considered one of the main landmarks of the Canton of Uri.

BrunnistockBrunnistock, 6461 Attinghausen, Switzerland
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

A beautiful mountain in the heart of Urnner alps With a height of 2,952 meters above sea level. It is the highest mountain of the range lying north of the Surenen Pass. It is suitable for trekking and rock climbing and also the views are so breathtaking.

ChaiserstockChaiserstock, 6436 Muotathal, Switzerland
Mountain Peaks

The Chaiserstock is a mountain of the Schwyzer Alps, located on the border between the Swiss cantons of Schwyz and Uri. It lies on the range between Muotathal and Unterschächen, east of Lake Lucerne.

ClaridenClariden, 6473 Silenen, Switzerland
Skiing Spots
Mountain Peaks

Clariden is a very popular ski mountain because it is centrally located between the 2 main Swiss highways that cross the Alps: Gotthard and Bernardino.  It attracts so many tourists here and it is one of the centres for adventure sports.

Damma GlacierDamma Glacier, 6487 Göschenen, Switzerland
Outdoors- Other
Mountain Peaks

The Damma Glacier is a 2 km long glacier situated in the Urner Alps in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. In 1973 it had an area of 5.09 km². It is one of the beautiful places in this area suitable for trekking and also gives some beautiful views of this area.

DammastockDammastock, 6487 Göschenen, Switzerland
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

The Dammastock is the highest mountain in the Urner Alps in Switzerland and is part of the Winterberg massif. Its summit ridge forms the border between the cantons of Uri and the Valais. It is the highest summit in the canton of Uri. The tripoint between the cantons of Berne, Valais, and Uri lies near the Eggstock, north of the Dammastock. Politically, the Dammastcok is split between the municipalities of Göschenen and Obergoms.

DüssiDüssi, 6475 Silenen, Switzerland
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

The Düssi is a mountain in the Glarus Alps in central Switzerland, located on the border between the cantons of Uri and Graubünden. Its massif separates the valleys of Maderanertal and Val Russein. The summit is also named Gross Düssi to distinguish it from a lower summit to the south named Chli Düssi .  The Düssi is surrounded by glaciers, the Ober Hüfifirn on its northern side. The largest on its south-eastern side is the Glatscher da Cavrein.

Engelberger RotstockEngelberger Rotstock, 6461 Isenthal, Switzerland
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

A popular panoramic mountain made of reddish scree Together with Uri Rotstock, It dominates the end of the Isenthaler Grosstal. One of the famous places in this area and also there are trekking routes and viewpoints.

FleckistockFleckistock, 6485 Göschenen, Switzerland
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

The Fleckistock is a 3,417 metres high mountain in the Urner Alps, overlooking Wassen in the canton of Uri. It is the highest summit of the group lying east of the pass of Sustenjoch. This range, starting at the Stucklistock and ending at the Salbitschijen, separates the valleys of Voralp, above Göschenen and Meiental, above Wassen.

FulenFulen, 6463 Bürglen, Switzerland
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

The Fulen is a mountain peak of the Schwyz Alps, located on the border between the Swiss cantons of Schwyz and Uri. It lies on the range between Muotathal and Unterschächen, east of Lake Lucerne.

Furka base tunnel3999 Obergoms VS, Switzerland
Man-made Structures- Other

The base Furka Tunnel goes from Realp in Canton Uri to Oberwald in Canton Valais. The car train is convenient, and the trip through the 15.4 km tunnel takes 15 minutes. In the middle of the base tunnel, is a 5,221-meter long access tunnel to Bedretto in the canton of Ticino. some proponents of the project hoped to eventually build a Y-shaped tunnel connecting all 3 locations.

GalenstockGalenstock, 6491 Realp, Switzerland
Mountain Peaks

The Galenstock is the fourth highest mountain in the Urner Alps in Switzerland. Its summit ridge lies on the border between the cantons of Uri and the Valais.  It was first climbed by Eduard Desor, Daniel Dollfuss, Sr., and Daniel Dollfuss, Jr., with guides H. Währen, M. Bannholzer, P. Brigger and H. Jaun on 18 August 1845.

GemsfairenstockGemsfairenstock, 8783 Spiringen, Switzerland
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

The Gemsfairenstock is a mountain of the Glarus Alps, located on the border between the Swiss cantons of Uri and Glarus. It lies east of the Klausen Pass, on the range east of the Clariden. A trail leads to its summit via the western ridge.

GemsstockGemsstock, 6490 Andermatt, Switzerland
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

Gemsstock is a mountain of the Swiss Lepontine Alps, overlooking Andermatt in the canton of Uri. A glacier named Gurschenfirn lies over its northern flanks. The Gemsstock is a subpeak of the higher Chastelhorn, lying approximately one-kilometre south-west. It is one of the main attraction in this area and a lot of tourists visits this place every year.

GitschenGitschen, 6461 Isenthal, Switzerland
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

The Gitschen is a beautiful mountain in the Uri Alps. It is a worthwhile destination, but only one for usual alpine hikers in the demanding area. At the summit, you will be rewarded with a dream view. The deep view is unique, with a lot of air under your feet and 2000 meters of the abyss.

GolzerenseeGolzerensee, 6475 Silenen, Switzerland
Lake/ River/ Ponds

A beautiful lake at Golzeren with a surface area of 5.7ha. This lake is popular for fishing and also so many tourists come here for picnic purposes. The surrounding was very clear and also convenient for children.

Map of attractions in Uri