Our plus factors make holidays that bit more unique

The Aletsch Arena is a holiday region that offers one ‘plus’ after another, whenever and wherever you are: the natural scenery of the UNESCO World Heritage site is that little bit more phenomenal. With such a diverse range of sports and activities on offer, the choice can be a little more than difficult at times. And even when exploring, relaxing and indulging, the Aletsch Arena simply has that bit more to offer.

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The sporting plus

As part of the UNESCO Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch World Heritage Site, the Aletsch Arena is home to an unparalleled natural landscape. The fact that it also offers space for a whole array of sports experiences makes the most liberating natural experience in the Alps even more attractive.

Your Aletsch Arena plus:

Winter:

  • Ski in, ski out on the plateau – the slopes are right on your doorstep! 
  • 104km of immaculately groomed pistes 
  • 72km of winter hiking trails 
  • Well-marked snowshoe trails 
  • 7km of cross-country ski trails (free) 
  • Paragliding flight mecca in Fiescheralp-Fiesch 
  • Free use of the Winter Sports Bus Fiesch–Fieschertal–Lax / Fiesch–Ernen–Steinhaus / PostBus Ernen – Binn (with Guest Card) 
  • Tuesdays: night skiing on Bettmeralp, Riederalp and at the Blätz-im-Fieschertal ski lift (Feb.): 
  • 13km Fiescheralp to Lax sledge run and sledging fun at the Blätz-Fiescheralp ski lift 
  • 5.3km Moosfluh sledge run (Moosfluh mountain station – Riederalp/Bettmeralp) 
  • Skiline snowboard cross 
  • Skiline: giant slalom course on Bettmeralp and high-speed run on Fiescheralp with time measurement – download the app, get set, go... 
  • Professional snow sports schools 
  • Freeride slopes, fun parks and children’s play areas 
  • Cooperation with 4 Vallées, Portes du Soleil and San Domenico – Buy Aletsch Arena season pass and ski 5 days per season in each of these ski areas

Summer:

  • 300km of hiking paths and themed trails, well documented on aletscharena.ch 
  • Experience the gigantic Aletsch Glacier with all your senses 
  • Hiking with views of the heart of the UNESCO Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch World Heritage Site 
  • Pure adrenaline – suspension bridges, via ferrata, bike trails 
  • Paragliding flight mecca in Fiescheralp-Fiesch 
  • Professional mountaineering schools 
  • Highest 9-hole golf course in Europe
 
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The natural phenomenon plus

Imposing, gigantic, simply spectacular. Big words, but they don’t come close to describing the impression this unique natural landscape makes on a visitor.

Your Aletsch Arena plus:

  • Aletsch Glacier – largest glacier in the Alps at the heart of the Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Moosfluh, Bettmerhorn and Eggishorn viewpoints – 360-degree panoramic view and fresh air 
  • Designated energy spots on Eggishorn, Bettmerhorn and Moosfluh 
  • Glacier water straight from the tap 
  • Aletsch Forest – one of Europe’s oldest Swiss stone pine forests 
 
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The bon vivant plus

A sun-drenched, car-free location above the Rhone Valley and breathtaking nature – in the Aletsch Arena, life is to be enjoyed.

Your Aletsch Arena plus:

  • Attractive package deals 
  • Discounts for groups of 10 or more 
  • Barrier-free infrastructure throughout 
 
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The destination explorer plus

Holidays in the Aletsch Arena – a fantastic idea! Whether car-free or not, there’s an ideal holiday resort to suit every taste. And for families in particular, the region is a real holiday paradise.

Your Aletsch Arena plus:

  • Car-free plateau Riederalp, Bettmeralp and Fiescheralp 
  • Aletsch Express – barrier-free – view points accessible by those with impaired mobility 
  • Good public transport connections – half-hourly MGB trains from Brig to Fiesch 
  • Multimedia show on Bettmerhorn 
  • Pro Natura Centre Aletsch & Villa Cassel 
  • Free WiFi at the Riederalp, Bettmeralp and Fiesch information centres 
  • Attractive, exciting apps – your mobile phone as a tour guide
  • Cooperation with Brigerbad thermal baths – discounted admission prices with your Guest Card 
  • Free guest programme (concerts, guided village tours, etc.)
  • Online booking of package deals, ski passes and additional services 
  • “Family Destination” award
  • Rental service for children’s items 
 
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Your cable-car plus

The cable cars are the most direct and comfortable way to access the mountain world of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, in summer and winter alike, and open up a host of unforgettable recreational experiences.

Your Aletsch Arena plus:

  • Combi-lift “Gletscherbahn Moosfluh” 
  • Attractive family ski passes (3rd ski pass free for own children up to 16yrs old) – Schgii fer frii – every Saturday, kids and teens under 21 ski for free with us, including a one-hour beginner's ski course and rental equipment (max. 3x per child and sports store) 
  • Upgrade your Winter Day – Buy any day ticket or multi-day ticket and use the entire cable-car network of the resort free of charge from 3.00pm on the previous day. 
  • Online booking of Aletsch Arena ski passes and hiking passes 
 
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The hotel plus

The hotels in the holiday resorts of Riederalp, Bettmeralp and Fiesch-Eggishorn guarantee optimum relaxation in the Aletsch Arena.

Your Aletsch Arena plus:

  • Free cable-car travel to and from Alpenlodge Kühboden, Fiescheralp when staying overnight

Aletsch Arena Guest Card
Small card – big benefits. Carry your Guest Card with you for a whole raft of discounts in the holiday resorts of Riederalp, Bettmeralp and Fiesch-Eggishorn.

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