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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 8 November 2018

I took the easy route to viewing the Aletsch glacier - the train from Kleine Scheidegg to the Jungfraujoch. Once you reach the Jungfraujoch there are several viewing points you can go to, to see the glacier. The easiest to get to is the viewing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 26 October 2018

I can only imagine the sights of the Aletsch Glacier in winter. It would be something to behold I'm sure.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lloyd2300
Reviewed 18 September 2018

1. first time seeing a glacier 2. you cant step onto the glacier since its a protected sight 3.can be viewed from the sphinx observatory 4.good weather is essential,check forecast the day before

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank fenoj
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Had the great good fortune to see the glacier yesterday from the Sphinx viewing platform. Unbelievable to discover this magnificent creation of nature is 3km shorter than it was 150 years ago and is rapidly receding further. As are many other glaciers in the Alps....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Burg34
Reviewed 30 August 2018

These are the biggest glaciers of Alps.We enjoyed the Gandola ride in this glacier zone.Absolutely stunnig to travell in snow path

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bharat3075
Reviewed 17 August 2018

This is an incredible sight that you should really try to do if you can. It is very easily accessible and could be a day trip from Geneva, by train or car. We drove to Betten Talstation to avoid driving in the windy roads and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank SenbeiNorimaki
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

In my opinion the Aletsch glacier is the most beautiful glacier in the Alps. If you are not a mountaineer you have the best views from Jungfraujoch (top of the glacier), Eggishorn (you see the whole glacier) and Belalp (best views to the end of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Mick1803
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Amazing. If you're anywhere near here, you must visit the Aletsch Glacier. We went up in the gondola with 2 young children. From the top gondola stop we walked up to the peak of Eggishorn, which was only about 20 mins walk. Truly breathtaking, amazing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

Here i think i have lost words, dont know how to describe this amazing place. simple yet gorgeous breathtaking

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Raffee E
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We travelled from Kandersteg to Brig and got the train to Fiesch, in itself a lovely village. We walked to the cable car for the glacier and you change half way up. What a wonderful journey and how stunning the scenery. Nothing can adequately describe...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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