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Tourist attractions in Riederalp Valais Switzerland


Major tourist attractions in Schweizer Mittelland, SwitzerlandRiederalp is a family friendly, car free summer and winter holiday resort situated in upper Valais at an altitude of almost 2000 m above the sea level. It is declared as the world heritage site by UNESCO in the Alps located by big Aletsch Glacier. Riederalp along with its neighboring holiday resorts of Belalp, Bettmeralp, Fiescheralp form an attractive hiking area around the Aletsch Glacier which is major tourist attraction for the visitors. The Alpine Museum situated in the historic Alpine hut “Nagulschbalmu” is a must visit place for the tourists. Dated back to 1606 the museum depicts the lives of mountain farmers in the past centuries. The Jungfrau- Aletsch-Bietschhorn region makes an exceptionally beautiful landscape is a major crowd puller and is included in the list of UNESCO world heritage site. The other uniqueness of Aletsch Glacier that attracts the visitors towards itself is its 23 km length which makes it one of the longest streams of ice in the Alps consisting of 27 billion metric tones of ice. Riederalp can be visited in both summers and winters. In summers it offers stunning panoramic views of 4000 m high peaks of Valais Alps including the Matterhorn and Dom. For golfers it is like a paradise as they will find the highest 9-hole golf course in Europe in the middle of the village.  For those who love winters they can enjoy the panorama trail from the Moosfluh Summit station to the Villa Cassel. Tourists can enjoy a flat winter trail connects up the holiday resorts of Riederalp, Bettmeralp and Fiescheralp. The cross- country skiing paradise of Goms at the bottom of Rhone Valley caters the cross-counter skiers and makes it a major tourist attraction for adventure enthusiasts.

Tourist attractions in Riederalp

The Aletsch Glacier Riederalp/Bettmeralp  

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