Attractions

Historic Site in Lake Uri

Rütli Meadow

Perched on hillside above Lake Uri's western shore, this meadow is the legendary cradle of Swiss democracy. It was here that the Oath of Eternal Allegiance was allegedly signed by the cantons of Uri, Schwyz and Nidw…
Landmark in Lake Uri

Schillerstein

West across Lake Uri from Brunnen, you’ll glimpse a near 30m-high natural obelisk, the Schillerstein, protruding from the water. Its gold inscription pays homage to Friedrich Schiller, the author of the play Wilhelm…
Chapel in Lake Uri

Tellskapelle

On Lake Uri's eastern shore, this chapel is covered in murals depicting four episodes in the Tell legend, including the one that’s supposed to have occurred on this spot: his escape from Gessler’s boat. There’s a hu…
Museum in Lake Uri

Tell Museum

Bürglen is believed to be William Tell’s birthplace. Here you can visit the Tell Museum, a collection of Tell-related objects, documents and artistic works. The museum is 6km southeast of Flüelen. From Flüelen's boa…