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Nufenen Pass, Ulrichen

#14 of 21 in Nature in Canton of Valais
Mountain Geologic Formation
Find yourself suspended between two Alpine summits at Nufenen Pass. The pass represents the second-highest paved mountain road in the country at an elevation of 2,478 m (8,130 ft). The pass is open to motor vehicles but is equally popular among the cycling crowd. The panoramic views of the Alpine landscape and surrounding peaks are second to none, and you'll even find a restaurant along the way, as well as many photo opportunities. The pass is known for being the starting point of a popular, multi-national cycling route. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Ulrichen holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Nufenen Pass and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Me and my friend were driving through southern Switzerland on our way to Zürich. We had set our gps to the quickest route and thought we'd be driving on a country road but we ended up in this amazing ...  more »
  • 2478m, unique to explore the Nature at one of the highest points in Swiss Alpine Passes. If you come from Grimsel or Furkapass side the views are just great. A small stream is also flowing parallel to...  more »
  • This pass is fantastic, it's not as busy as the others around the area but it's just as good in my opinion.  more »

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