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The Rütli or Grütli prairie overlooking Lake Uri symbolises the founding of the Swiss Confederation. The first three cantons of (Waldstätten) Uri, Schwyz and Unterwald rejected Habsburg rule and signed a mutual assistance pact or Rütli Oath, which gave birth to the Helvetian Confederation (called Swiss from 1350 onwards). The more-or-less mythical crossbowman William Tell became its national hero.
Tourist attractions Rütli : Things to see and do
To celebrate the 700th anniversary of the Confederation, a path of around 35 km was created from Rütli around Uri Lake. Called the Voie suisse, this route is divided into as many forks as there are cantons and semi-cantons, a total of 26. La Voie Sui..