During the ‘Legends’ guided walk, you will hear a small selection from the 300 or so legends of Schwyz. Your knowledgeable guide will lead you to the original sites where the events are said to have occurred and tell you some interesting things about the semi-fantastical and semi-true stories. The legends involve a village fire, the plague, crimes, religion, the two Mythen mountains and daily life. During the walk, you can also enjoy the wonderful view out over Schwyz and the valley bottom and lakes.
Enjoy the wonderful views during a guided walk in the area surrounding Schwyz and listen to the traditional stories, told to you at the sites these events are said to have occurred.
It is said that legends loosely draw on places and times and tell of events long past. Schwyz is famed for its many legends, as there are many places in and around Schwyz that are wreathed in legend. This is because there have been strange goings-on at various times in Schwyz. There are an estimated 300 legends in total that not only tell a story and provide information, but which also serve as a caution, warning and object lesson. However, you shouldn’t believe every tale you hear.
Spring to autumn
max. 25 people
CHF 190.00 flat rate for up to 15 people
CHF 10.00 for every additional person
One prerequisite is that every participant is sturdy on their feet, as the route involves a steep ascent of approximately 200 metres. We recommend wearing walking shoes.