According to the `White Book of Sarnen`, William Tell assassinated the Habsburgian bailiff Gessler at the Hohle Gasse. According to Ägidius Tschudi, a chapel was bulit to commemorate this event around 1530 and was subsequently re-built around 1638. The Tells-Kapelle (Tell`s Chapel) (Patronage: St. Margareta and later 14 emergency helpers) received an altarpiece from Caspar Wolf in 1760. Hans Bachmann painted the `Death of Gessler` on the façade of the chapel in 1905 and the `Death of Tell` in Schächenbach in the interior.
The `Hohle Gasse` offers guests easily digestible, yet impressive information about the history and stories revolving around this historical monument. Thanks to the contemporary information pavilion, the history of William Tell at the Hohle Gasse can be heard, seen, felt, and experienced!
Guided Tours of the Hohle Gasse
Strom, Wasser und Tischgarnituren.
For groups and company events, we organize guided tours in D/E/F/I. The history of the Hohle Gasse will really come to life with the engaging commentary of your personal guide.
Duration: approximately 1 hour / maximum of 35 persons / CHF 170 per group
William Tell`s Apple Shot with the Crossbow, including guided visit
Duration: approximately 2 hours / maximum 30 persons / CHF 450 per group
Covered rest area at Hohle Gasse including Grill-pit and hut (including electricity, water, and seating possibilities)
HohlgassLand Tourismus Küssnacht am Rigi
6403 Küssnacht am Rigi
Tel. 041 850 33 30