Aletsch Glacier, Jungfrau Region

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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 Fiesch in Valais trip itinerary using our Fiesch in Valais online sightseeing planner .
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  • Awesome place. You can see the biggest glacier of the Alps. You can start a nice ski slope run (blue one, hence easy) and you can enjoy a wonderful panoramic view of the Alps at the border to Italy, w...  more »
  • From areas to the aerial tram station-10 minute walk. It was 30 minutes until eggs Horn. Was able to view across to the glacier view point walk Rocky view.
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  • Cost to get to the roof of Europe in the Bernese Oberland to see not only the beautiful Jungfrau, Eiger and Mönch, towering at 500-700 m above the observation platform at the Jungfraujoch, located at 3470 m, but also the largest in the Alps Alechskij Glacier with an area of more than eighty square kilometers. This glacier, on the contrary, lies below the observation deck, therefore, seems as though, in the Palm of your hand. The glacier drains the whole weight of his centuries-old ice down, forming a deep canyon. It is possible to go down, but it will take time, especially for the return climb. Therefore it is better to enjoy sitting on lounge chairs lined up and reflecting on the eternal ...
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  • Unbelievable view.... Awesome... Beauty of Nature..
  • Breath-taking. Love it!
  • One of 11 glaciers in Valais region and definitely one most spectacular. It also dwarfs any other in lenght with its beautiful 23 km flow. Easy access, great hiking trails and magnificent views!
  • One of Switzerland's best hiking paths
  • Awesome landscape....summer visit would be good for an awesome hike..!
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