The theme and adventure trail about legends and tales from the Sense region is a highlight for every age! Open during summer season, from May till October.
What could be real in those legends? Find it out. You can discover seven legends in a playful and adventureous way around the lake: The hidden gold, the black cow, the conspiracy of the snakes, how the black lake arose, the knight of the night, the witches secret and the «Muggi».
Open: during summer season, from May to October, always open
Tourist Office: Mon - Fri 8am - 12am / 1pm - 5pm. Sat 9am - 12pm.
Planning: approx. 2 hours of pure hiking time plus time for the activities at every post.
Description of the path:
The witch path takes you around the lake with a little detour to the waterfall. The circuit can be undertaken in both directions. It is mostly flat, with a few light uphills. The path is suitable for prams and wheelchairs except for the part between the «Hutätä» and the «Ankenhexe» which lies in a 5 min. walking distance.
Get yourself a witch set
It is only with the according witch set that you will be able to fully experience the witch path. It contains something to eat, a (empty) drink bottle and something to drink as well as the necessary devices in order to find out the Magic word. You can buy the set at the Tourist Office. It costs CHF 17.-.
The Tourist Office sells the according books «Sagen und Märchen aus dem Senseland» and «Hutätä». These tell the legends and fairy tales of the region in detail. Unfortunately, the books are only availbable in German.
Win a prize
In the witch set, you will find a riddle. Find out the magic word and deposit your solution in the Tourist Office. With some luck, you may win a nice prize:
1st prize: an overnigth stay at the alp of «Heidi and Peter» for two
2nd prize: spend an afternoon at Raemy’s goat farm, for two
3rd-5th prize: a «Schwarzsee» cap