Aletsch Glacier, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen

#9 of 27 in Parks in Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
Must see · World heritage site · Geologic Formation · Nature / Park
Inscribed on the World Heritage List, Aletsch Glacier represents the largest glacier in the Alps, spanning 23 km (14 mi) in length. In order to protect the natural beauty of the area, only some parts of the glacier are accessible to tourists. You can access some of the popular vantage points by cable car, which allows for breathtaking views of awe-inspiring peaks.Or youc an take in the spectacular panorama by joining a guided tour, which are offered by many professional touring companies. Add Aletsch Glacier and other attractions to your Bettmeralp trip itinerary using our Bettmeralp online sightseeing planner.
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  • It takes you 2 rides in gondola's up to the Aletsch Glacier but it is worth every swiss frank! Nice views!  more »
  • No wonder this is an UNESCO world heritage site. It is absolutely stunning. The hiking trail can be a bit challenging sometimes but it is worth the effort, because you constantly have great views on.....  more »
  • I did a day hike here. The route and the glacier run side by side. Looking down on it was amazing. You could see how much it has decreased over time on the rock face at the far side.
  • Alstsch glacier can be seen from multiple points. Eggishorn provides beautiful panoramic views of the glacier. Easily accessible by lift from Fiesch. Worth a visit.

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