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Aletsch Arena

Postfach 16, Bettmeralp 3992, Switzerland
+41 27 928 58 58
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Beautiful

Managed to get a great view from the Eggishorn viewpt. Wear sturdy shoes as it's a little rocky... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
traveljet
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singapore
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Panoramic view of the glacier

Again we were lucky this time to see Aletsch Arena on top of Riederalp. The views were wonderful... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
YTCHENG
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Hong Kong, China
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The Aletsch Arena resorts have much in common: being part of the Alps' first UNESCO World Heritage Site. The views of the imposing 400-metre Valais peaks. Their proximity to the Great Aletsch Glacier, the largest glacier in the Alps. And yet...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Postfach 16, Bettmeralp 3992, Switzerland
+41 27 928 58 58
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Managed to get a great view from the Eggishorn viewpt. Wear sturdy shoes as it's a little rocky when walking around the area to get a close up view. Although it was foggy when we got up there, the clouds cleared for about 15mins and...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Again we were lucky this time to see Aletsch Arena on top of Riederalp. The views were wonderful. Not many visitors found at sight because we were early at arrival. As such, we have time to go along the trek to take photos from different...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

A wonder of nature. So beautiful, so in danger of disappearing - it's already down to half its original size.

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Not an adjective I use very often, but it's the only way to describe the fabulous glacier views from the top of the Riederalp and Moosfluh cable cars. The ridge walk to the Villa Cassell is a constant but gentle decline across what feels like...More

Thank Penny T
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

The glacier itself is beautiful but we had to risk our life because of the guide called Bruno we hired from Aletscharena AG (aletscharena.ch). I've hiked on a couple of glaciers without a guide before but never did without crampons (mandatory equipment for safety), and...More

Thank Leekyuh
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Aletsch-Arena-AG, Manager at Aletsch Arena, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Dear Mrs. Lee, Sorry to hear that your glacier experience at the Aletsch Arena didn’t work out as expected. We discussed the situation with our professional mountain guide centre “Bergsteigerzentrum Aletsch”, that organizes all our tours on the Aletsch Glacier from Fiesch/the Fiescheralp. They did...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Amazing views, good lift system, good runs. Links along the length of the area are awkward, not many mountain restaurants

Thank whinaem
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

Maybe because I live in Australia where we do not have any glaciers, but I am crazy about glaciers, and have wanted to see the other side of the Aletsch Glacier for a long time (you get to see the other side of it from...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2016

Many people talk about Jungfraujoch and Matterhorn. But this one is the best in our trip! I don't understand why this place is not a popular destination since it is very beautiful and also has a incredible scenery. I'd recommend all people who're going to...More

Thank slimender
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is the rooftop of the Alps, with the Eiger, Jungfrau etc to admire. Take time to trek along the numerous trails. Plenty of places to stop for a snack so don't feel you need to rush about. If you take the cable car you...More

Thank Russell G
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

The view from the Bettmerhorn to the Aletschgletscher (the longest glacier in the Alps) as well as to the famous Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau is magnificent, amazing. Hiking in summer time and skiing in winter time here around is splendid. After that relax in one...More

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Saiful Safuan M
14 January 2017|
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Response from Aletsch-Arena-AG | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your request. Last year we got some snow on the second half of november, so we could open the skilifts on the weekends of 19/20 and 26/27 November. But normally we open our ski area on the second... More
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