A ride in William Tell's mountains of central Switzerland

Altdorf

Lehnplatz, Altdorf

Lehnplatz, Altdorf

Schwarzgrat

Schwarzgrat

Altdorf Live Wetter (Bristenblick)

Altdorf Live Wetter (Bristenblick)

Ski und Wandergebiet Eggbergen, Uri (1450müM)

Ski und Wandergebiet Eggbergen, Uri (1450müM)

Altdorf Live Wetter (Gitschenblick)

Altdorf Live Wetter (Gitschenblick)

The Schattdorf mountains are the classic biker territory of the Urners. This magnificent tour in the region William Tell can hardly be surpassed as regards variety. In the Middle Ages, WIlliam Tell lived in Bürglen. He inspired the independence movement in the "Urschweiz", i.e., the original cantons of Switzerland.

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Technical information

Begin and end of tour: Altdorf Train station
Technical requirements: challenging
Physical fitness: challenging
Distance: 22.8 km
Total altitude meters: 1.032 m
Biking time: 02:00 - 03:00 (hours, minutes)
Elevation start and end of tour: 458 m
Culmination point: 1.445 m
Season: May - November
Panorama: The lonely Riedertal Valley.
Beautiful view of the Urner Lake.
Gastronomy: Altdorf, Schattdorf, the Schattdorf mountains
Overnight: Altdorf
Various: The center of Altdorf with the statue of William Tell
Literature: Bike-Explorer

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The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.

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