Use the "Tageskarte" ticket, although boat and
trains from/to Kuessnacht and Immensee are not included (www.zvb.ch).
From village center we're choosing the road towards Seebodenalp. Where
Seebodenstrasse makes a sharp left turn, at Sigisruetiweg, a side
road leads to the little park under shady trees. On the back of the wooden
house a waterwheel is still working. The road and stairs ascend to the old
ruin Gesslerburg among old trees.
Back at the house with the waterwheel we follow the Seebodenstrasse up for
some 200 m. After passing the farmhouse and stable a track to the left
will be leading across pastures down to Hohle Gasse.
Hohle Gasse is a historic site. It's told that it was here where Swiss
hidden in the under wood by the narrow track, has awaited cruel Vogt
(governor) Gessler and shot the rider with his
crossbow. The picture on the chapel gives some impressions of the Tell
saga. The windows show the crests of the first 8 Cantons (alte Orte) of
the Swiss Confederation.
Passing "Tell" chapel we reach the buildings of the Missionsgesellschaft.
If you love a quiet place visit the nearby cemetery. Stairs ascend up to
the giant beech tree overlooking the plain site where the deceased Padres
and Brothers of the organisation are
Proceeding along the buildings we get to the under pass of railway line
and autobahn. Soon we reach pretty "Dorf" Immensee on the shore
of Zugersee (jetty) with lovely timber houses and Restaurants.
Proceeding along the lake for a kilometer there is another popular
Restaurant: Baumgarten, directly on the lake (jetty).
The area along the wooded lake shore is very popular during the
summer for bathing and some people love the walks in the shade of the