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. Aletsch Glacier is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Bettmeralp Edition.
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  • From the top of the Eggishorn in Fiesch or if you like a bit of a hike, take the cable train in Ried-Morel to Riederalp, after a 10 minute walk you get on another cabletrain called the "moosfluh" with...  more »
  • Good view of the glacier from Jungfrau. Air is thin so little difficulty in walking. But worth to spend time there.  more »
  • High on the Top of the World you can see the wonderful glacier below and marvel at the surrounding mountains. Beautiful.  more »