Nufenen Pass, Ulrichen

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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. With our custom trip planner, Ulrichen attractions like Nufenen Pass can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Nufenen Pass Canton of Valais Swiss Alps Switzerland is another winding mountain road thru the Swiss Alps. I am sure this stretch of road has been featured in some movie or other it is surreal. Tourbu...  more »
  • A rise of + 1000 m from Ulrichen, a beautiful drive and stunning landscapes. In short what it takes to have fun on a motorcycle but also by car. A route to make at least once.
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  • This Hill is the tallest in Switzerland between those whose slopes belong entirely to the Swiss Confederation. Nothing special in itself, nor for the climb from the Valais and Ticino, neither for the view: some giants of the Bernese, while visible, they are away. But Airolo, Ticino's side, is the starting point of the sympathetic way to this Hill, which from the North, Valais can be reached from Ulrichen with beautiful wooden houses. Hill easily accessible for those along the stretch from Brig to Gletch, point of departure for the tour of the three hills obligated. The Nufenen has reached almost quickly from Ulrichen and at the highest point has few facilities for refreshment and a minilaghetto. In the case of Hill but highly recommended stop in Ulrichen.
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