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 Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen trip itinerary using our Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen online sightseeing planner .
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  • It is Aletsch Glacier which looks from Jungfraujoch. The scenery is majestic. You may be able to see the shape of the glacier in summer.
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  • The exorbitant price of the Jungfraujoch railroad leads us to take the Stockhorn cable car, whose view at the top allows us to see nearly a hundred of them, as well as the Swiss plateau and the Jura.
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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.
  • Deep in the heart of the Swiss Alps, the magnificent Aletch Glacier meanders in the valley. As glaciers are slowly receding, it is crucial to experience the glacier before it is too late. I stayed near Bettmeralp which is a short day hike to the glacier. The natural beauty is stunning. I went out on the glacier, which requires experience and gear(ice axe, crampons, ropes, etc.). Do not venture out on the glacier without proper knowledge, experience, or gear. There are ice caves, underground glacial streams, and steep drops throughout the glacier. It was an experience of a lifetime and I recommend everyone to witness the beauty that the Swiss Alps has to offer.
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