Aletsch Glacier, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen

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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 Bettmeralp trip itinerary using our Bettmeralp online sightseeing planner .
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  • Wow, amazing to see such a large (although also shrinking) glacier and the panorama with the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau is awesome. We did not walk on it this time as the wind was quite bitter, but...  more »
  • Even in october it's quite windy and cold on the top, but seeing one of the not so many glaciers left so high in mountains and having chance to wander around on it is very exciting and invigorating...  more »
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  • I did a day hike here. The route and the glacier run side by side. Looking down on it was amazing. You could see how much it has decreased over time on the rock face at the far side.
  • Alstsch glacier can be seen from multiple points. Eggishorn provides beautiful panoramic views of the glacier. Easily accessible by lift from Fiesch. Worth a visit.
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