Schwyz
in Bezirk Schwyz of Canton of Schwyz, Switzerland

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
47.021 and 8.654 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 47° 1' 14" and E 8° 39' 14"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - CHF
Spoken languages:
German, French, Italian, Romansh
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 07:03 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Europe/Zurich
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:04 am and 7:35 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ouwenga
References
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Delve into Schwyz

Schwyz in Bezirk Schwyz (Canton of Schwyz) with it's 14,177 habitants is located in Switzerland about 57 mi (or 92 km) east of Bern, the country's capital town.

Current time in Schwyz is now 07:03 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Europe / Zurich with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 12 airports close to Schwyz, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Switzerland is Buochs Airport in a distance of 13 mi (or 20 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps in Austria at a distance of 28 mi (or 44 km). The closest in Switzerland is Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona in a distance of 29 mi (or 44 km), North-West. We encountered 10 points of interest near this location. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Bauen, Flueelen, Gersau, Arth and Altdorf. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 23°C / 74 °F

Morning Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Evening Temperature 15°C / 60 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 53%
Air Pressure 1019.6 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 17th of September 2019

18°C (65 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Wednesday, 18th of September 2019

15°C (60 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Thursday, 19th of September 2019

12°C (53 °F)
3°C (37 °F)
Overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Hotel Wysses Rössli

Address
0,0 mi
Hauptplatz 3
6430 Schwyz
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:30 - 22:00
Weekend: closed


Seminar & Wellnesshotel Stoos

Address
2,7 mi
Ringstr. 10
6433 Stoos
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 7:00 - 23:00


Swiss Holiday Park

Address
3,2 mi
Dorfstrasse 10-11
6443 Morschach
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Seehotel Waldstätterhof Swiss Quality

Address
3,0 mi
Waldstätterquai 6
6440 Brunnen
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


City Hotel

Address
3,0 mi
Gersauerstr. 21
6440 Brunnen
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 21:00
Weekend: closed


Schmid und Alfa

Address
2,9 mi
Axenstrasse 5-7
6440 Brunnen
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 10:00 - 20:00
Weekend: 10:00 - 20:00


Videos from this area

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Schwyz - Guggenmusik - Fasnacht - 15.02.2010

Published: February 20, 2010
Length: 23:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MrBloggerblog

Guggenmusik zur Fasnacht auf dem Schwyzer Hauptplatz.


25.10.2013: SC Schwyz - FC Zürich Frauen (1080p HD)

Published: October 27, 2013
Length: 48:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FCZ Frauen

SC Schwyz - FC Zürich Frauen 0:4 (0:2) Freitag, 25.10.2013, 20:00 Uhr - Nationalliga A Frauen Tschaibrunnen, Schwyz - 424 Zuschauer Schiedsrichter: Marco Rothenfluh; Christian Wyss, Roman...


Hobby Senn beim Singfest in Schwyz

Published: June 13, 2010
Length: 43:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: tkwb

"Hobby Senn" Singtanz am Eidgen. Trachtenfest in Schwyz am 5.Juni 2010.


Priis-Chlepfä Schwyz 2013

Published: January 08, 2013
Length: 00:35 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Oskar Schuler

Priis-Chlefä 2013, Schwyz (Switzerland)


Spital Schwyz Innere Medizin

Published: April 15, 2013
Length: 58:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Spital Schwyz

Innere Medizin Spital Schwyz.


Mythen Center Schwyz Jubeltage

Published: August 20, 2012
Length: 15:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mythencenter Schwyz

Mythen Center Schwyz Jubeltage.


Coucou la Suisse à Schwyz (SZ)

Published: March 24, 2009
Length: 39:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: chocolatprod

Extrait de la série tv "Coucou la Suisse : Schwyz". Voir la suite : http://www.coucoulasuisse.com/schwyz.html Coucou la Suisse à Schwyz (SZ) : Schwyz, chef-lieu du canton Einsiedeln, le...


Naturjuuzkonzert 2013 Jodlerklub Echo vom Mythen Schwyz

Published: May 19, 2013
Length: 15:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jodlerklub Echo vom Mythen

Vorschau Naturjuuz Konzert Samstag, 8. Juni 2013 Beginn 17.00 Uhr - Kollegium Schwyz Mitwirkende: Jodlergruppe Alpegruess Aeschiried BE Jodlerklub Illgau Jodlerklub Wattwli SG Jodlerklub ...


01.09.2012: SC Schwyz - FC Zürich Frauen

Published: September 03, 2012
Length: 25:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ffczurich

SC Schwyz - FC Zürich Frauen 0:9 (0:3) Samstag. 01.09.2012, 18:00 Uhr - Nationalliga A Frauen Tschaibrunnen, Schwyz -- 250 Zuschauer Schiedsrichter: Kurt Baumgartner; Klemenz Schlageter,...


Schwyz in Panoramas Bildern Impressionen 1994-2004

Published: July 11, 2013
Length: 42:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Georg Kissling

Schwyz in Panoramas Bildern Impressionen 1994-2004 Fotos aus Schwyz, Loo, Oborf, Gotthardli, Mythen Georg Kissling 00:00 Schwyz Dorf 01:48 Herrengasse 06:02 Gotthardli 11:35 Rothenffluh...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Goldau

Goldau is a city in the community of Arth, canton of Schwyz, Switzerland. It lies between two mountains, the Rigi (known as Queen of the Mountains) and the Rossberg. Well known attractions include the Natur- und Tierpark Goldau and the Arth-Goldau valley station of the Arth-Rigi Bahn connecting to the Rigi mountain.

Located at 47.0481, 8.54972 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1806 natural disasters, 1806 in Europe, Landslides, Villages in the canton of Schwyz

Ägerisee

Ägerisee (or Lake Aegeri) is a glacial lake in the Canton of Zug, Switzerland. The two municipalities along its shore are Oberägeri and Unterägeri. The main tributary is the Hüribach; the Lorze river drains the Ägerisee. Since 1992 the lake is used as a water reservoir. The Battle of Morgarten took place in 1315 on the shores of the Ägerisee.

Located at 47.1167, 8.61667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lakes of Switzerland, Lakes of the canton of Zug, Aar drainage basin, Reuss drainage basin, Glacial lakes

Rütli

Rütli or Grütli is a mountain meadow on Lake Lucerne, in the Seelisberg municipality of the Swiss canton of Uri. Here the legendary oath of the Rütlischwur first occurred and is remembered as the turning-point in the pursuit of independence. Every August 1, on the Swiss National Day, the oath is re-enacted to commemorate the forming of the Old Swiss Confederacy.

Located at 46.9693, 8.5927 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Switzerland, Geography of the canton of Uri, Monuments and memorials in Switzerland, Visitor attractions in the canton of Uri

Schwyz District

Schwyz District is a district of the canton of Schwyz, Switzerland. It is both the largest and most populous of the six districts of the canton of Schwyz, accounting for around half its surface area, and 40% of the population. It has a population of 52,097 (as of 31 December 2011). The district contains a total of 15 municipalities, of which the town of Schwyz is the capital.

Located at 47.0167, 8.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of the canton of Schwyz

Brunnen

Brunnen is a resort on Lake Lucerne in Switzerland, part of the municipality Ingenbohl, at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:46|59|44|N|8|36|17|E|type:city_region:CH-SZ |primary |name= }}. Brunnen railway station, on the Gotthard railway, is served by hourly InterRegio trains, and by lines S2 of the Stadtbahn Zug, which operates hourly between Zug, Arth-Goldau and Erstfeld, and S3 of the S-Bahn Luzern, which operates hourly to Lucerne.

Located at 46.9956, 8.60472 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in the canton of Schwyz, Populated places on Lake Lucerne

Sattel Pass

Sattel Pass (el. 932 m. ) is a mountain pass in the canton of Schwyz in Switzerland. It connects Pfäffikon and Seewen. The pass was in use as early as the 13th century as an access route to the St. Gotthard Pass. The road was built in 1860, and along with the railway line to Arth it has become one of the most important east-west arteries in central Switzerland.

Located at 47.0961, 8.67083 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountain passes of Switzerland, Mountain passes of the Alps, Mountain passes of the canton of Schwyz, Rail mountain passes of Switzerland

Alplersee

Alplersee is a lake on the slopes of the Rophaien mountain near Riemenstalden and Sisikon in the Canton of Uri, Switzerland. There is another lake in the canton of Uri with the same name near Unterschächen.

Located at 46.9356, 8.65389 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lakes of Switzerland, Lakes of the canton of Uri

Lake Lauerz

Lake Lauerz is a lake in the Canton of Schwyz, Switzerland. Its area is about 3 km² and its maximum depth is 13 m. There are two small islands in the lake (the Schwanau and the Roggenburg). In 1806, a landslide into the lake caused a tsunami 20 metres high.

Located at 47.0336, 8.60333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lakes of Switzerland, Lakes of the canton of Schwyz, Aar drainage basin

Seeli (Seelisberg)

Seeli (literally "small lake") or Seelisbergsee is the lake on Seelisberg in Uri, Switzerland, that gives the place its name. Its surface area is 0.18 km².

Located at 46.9586, 8.57194 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lakes of Switzerland, Lakes of the canton of Uri

Spilauersee

Spilauersee is a lake in the Canton of Uri, Switzerland, below Rossstock. The lake can be reached by foot in half an hour from the Chäppeliberg–Lidernen aerial tramway.

Located at 46.9233, 8.69333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lakes of Switzerland, Lakes of the canton of Uri

Isleten

Isleten is a village in the municipality of Isenthal, Uri, Switzerland.

Located at 46.9167, 8.58333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in Switzerland

Brunni

Brunni is a place in Switzerland. It belongs to the town Alpthal in the canton of Schwyz. Brunni is a popular ski resort. The place is located at the foot of the Mythen mountains.

Located at 47.042, 8.70344 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in the canton of Schwyz

Mosi Tunnel

The Mosi Tunnel is a motorway tunnel in Switzerland which opened in 1964. It is situated on the A4 and also the main part of the bypass of Brunnen SZ which leads between Brunnen North and Brunnen South. The two lane tunnel (one lane for each direction) is 1100 metres long and links the motorway A4 with the Axenstrasse. It is the longest road tunnel in the Canton of Schwyz and will be until the Morschacher Tunnel opens in 2020 between Brunnen North and Sisikon.

Located at 46.995, 8.6144 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Tunnels in Switzerland, Tunnels completed in 1964

Stoos

Stoos is a village located in the municipality of Morschach. It lies at 1,300 metres in the Swiss canton of Schwyz, and has about 100 inhabitants. It is used as a small ski resort with a cable car leading to the Fronalpstock. The village itself is car-free and is accessible via a funicular.

Located at 46.9833, 8.66667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Ski areas and resorts in Switzerland, Villages in Switzerland, Car-free villages in Switzerland

Ibach, Switzerland

Ibach is a town in the municipality of Schwyz, Schwyz District, Canton of Schwyz, Switzerland.

Located at 47.0167, 8.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of the canton of Schwyz, Villages in Switzerland, Schwyz

Arth-Goldau railway station

Arth-Goldau railway station (German: Bahnhof SBB Arth-Goldau) is a railway station in the Swiss canton of Schwyz and municipality of Arth. The station is located in the centre of the village of Goldau, which forms part of Arth. The station is an important junction, where the Zug–Arth-Goldau line joins the main line of the Gotthard railway, and also where the Südostbahn line to Rapperswil diverges.

Located at 47.0486, 8.55389 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in the canton of Schwyz, Railway stations in the canton of Schwyz, Railway stations opened in 1876, Swiss Federal Railways stations

Tellskapelle

The Tellskapelle ("Tell's chapel") is located on the Tellsplatte or Tellenplatte ("Tell's slab") on the shore of Lake Lucerne at the foot of the Axenberg cliffs (an offshoot ridge of Glärnisch, 1,022 m), in the Sisikon municipality, canton of Uri, Switzerland. It is across the Bay of Uri (Urnersee) from the Rütli, some 4.3 km away.

Located at 46.9326, 8.6118 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
William Tell, Churches in Switzerland, Cultural property of national significance in the canton of Uri, Buildings and structures in the canton of Uri

Castle of Rudenz

The castle of Rudenz exists from the early 13th Century and stands in the Flüelen municipality in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. The building was built originally as a fortified tower controlling the Gotthard road and as an Imperial customs post. The Imperial customs in the 1300s was owned by the lords of Attinghausen.

Located at 46.9019, 8.625 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in the canton of Uri

Rudenz Castle

Rudenz Castle is a medieval castle in the municipality of Flüelen in the canton of Uri in Switzerland.

Located at 46.9019, 8.6249 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Castles in the canton of Uri, Cultural property of national significance in the canton of Uri

Schwyz railway station

Schwyz railway station is a railway station in the municipality of Schwyz, the capital of the canton of Schwyz in Switzerland. Opened in 1882, it is owned and operated by the Swiss Federal Railways, and forms part of the Gotthard railway, which links northern Switzerland and Immensee with Chiasso and Italy, via the Gotthard Tunnel.

Located at 47.0264, 8.63222 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Railway stations in the canton of Schwyz, Railway stations opened in 1882, Swiss Federal Railways stations, Schwyz

Flüelen railway station

Flüelen is a railway station in the Swiss canton of Uri and municipality of Flüelen. It is located on the Gotthard railway. The station is situated between the parallel Axenstrasse, the main road through Flüelen, and Bahnhofstrasse, with the main station buildings on Bahnhofstrasse.

Located at 46.9015, 8.6245 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in the canton of Uri, Swiss Federal Railways stations

Treib–Seelisberg railway

The Treib–Seelisberg railway is a funicular railway in the canton of Uri, Switzerland. The line links Treib, on Lake Lucerne, with Seelisberg on the mountain above. At Treib the funicular connects with regular passenger boats of the Schifffahrtsgesellschaft des Vierwaldstättersees, which connect it to Lucerne and other lakeside communities. The line was granted its concession in 1910, with construction starting in 1914 and the line was opened in 1916.

Located at 46.9816, 8.5841 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Funicular railways in Switzerland, Transport in the canton of Uri, Railway lines opened in 1916

Treib

Treib is a small lakeside community and landing stage on the shore of Lake Lucerne and in the Swiss canton of Uri. It forms part of the municipality of Seelisberg, to the centre of which it is linked by the Treib–Seelisberg funicular. The landing stage is a regular calling point of the passenger boats of Schifffahrtsgesellschaft des Vierwaldstättersees, which provide links to the city of Lucerne and many other lakeside communities.

Located at 46.987, 8.58534 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of the canton of Uri, Populated places on Lake Lucerne

Sisikon railway station

Sisikon is a railway station in the Swiss canton of Uri and municipality of Sisikon. The station is situated on the Gotthard railway between Arth-Goldau and Erstfeld. The station is served by line S2 of the Stadtbahn Zug, which operates hourly between Zug, Arth-Goldau and Erstfeld.

Located at 46.9484, 8.61978 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in the canton of Uri, Swiss Federal Railways stations

Mostelberg

Mostelberg (also known simply as Mostel) is a resort in the Swiss Alps, located in the canton of Schwyz. The village is situated in the region between Lake Ägeri and Lake Lauerz, above Sattel, at a height of 1,191 metres above sea level. It belongs to the municipality of Sattel. Mostelberg can be reached via a gondola lift from Sattel. In winter the resort includes a ski area culminating near the Hochstuckli. Near the gondola station is located a 374 metre-long foot suspension bridge.

Located at 47.0667, 8.64944 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Villages in the canton of Schwyz, Ski areas and resorts in Switzerland, Car-free villages in Switzerland

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