Who was the real Wilhelm Tell? Follow the trail of the Swiss national hero and freedom fighter to find out, in the historic landscapes around the southern shores of Lake Lucerne: at Rütli, the birthplace of the nation; at the Schillerstein rock; the Tell Chapel, the Tell Monument and the Tell Museum.
High above the Schächen Valley, between 1500 and 2000 m a.s.l., there is a fantastic mountain trail from Eggbergen via Rietlig up to the Klausen Pass. Grandiose vistas of the Urner Alps, the Reuss and Schächen valleys accompany you on the entire tour. Deep below, the historic Pass Road wends its way up to the Klausen Pass.
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.