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Aletsch Glacier

Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn region, Switzerland
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Europe's largest glacier, a UNESCO World Heritage site, surrounded by geological glacial featured landscapes and Alpine flora and wildlife.
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Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn region, Switzerland
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Came here and weather report from below was shoddy. Looked up and saw ominous clouds. Decided to risk it and go up on the gondola (which was really expensive). We were a bit upset because we drove all the way to Switzerland to see this...More

Thank EmjayM81
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Hiked from Bettmerlap to Bettmersee from the path in parallel to the glacier. Beautiful view. Took around 6 hours including long breaks and taking pictures

Thank Konstantina P
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The Aletsch Glacier, seen from Jungfraujoch, is not the highest point in Europe, but the Top of Europe nickname given to Jungfraujoch is erned by it being the highest train station in Europe, and therefore the highest point that most of us are able to...More

Thank pathfinndr
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Get here early and enjoy the peace before the crowds arrive. Truly breathtaking scenery. We could hardly see anything on the gondola up from Betten (very cloudy!) but it cleared as we got into Bettmeralp.

Thank HLochead
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

The glacier is beautiful from the observation area, but to experience it much better hike the easy path over to Fiesch cable station. Takes about 4 hours, don't take the tunnel, you miss a very pretty section.

2  Thank TheLongLongTrailer
Reviewed 19 January 2017

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 blue windshields. At the top you...More

1  Thank Ivo V
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Good view of the glacier from Jungfrau. Air is thin so little difficulty in walking. But worth to spend time there.

Thank dedacain
Reviewed 15 November 2016

High on the Top of the World you can see the wonderful glacier below and marvel at the surrounding mountains. Beautiful.

Thank KidLove
Reviewed 23 October 2016

There are some great views of the start of this glacier from the Sphinx or Jungfraujoch at the Top of Europe. If had more time in Switzerland, it would have been great to head south and catch a better view of the glacier from Eggishorn...More

Thank TryppAdams
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is certainly one of the best panoramas of Switzerland (and there are a thousands worth seeing). I would suggest a whole hiking day in the area. Very good options are to start in Fiescheralp or Bettmeralp and do a whole tour of Bettmerhorn and...More

1  Thank FCFFCF
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