MOMENTS OF JOY
The popular day-trip and vacation destination of Riederalp is located in the sunny Valais region. Being one of the 3 destinations in the Aletsch Arena, the quiet, rustic mountain village is situated alongside the Great Aletsch Glacier – the largest glacier in the Alps and centerpiece of the UNESCO World Heritage Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch.
The sunny plateau of Riederalp can be reached by aerial cable car from Mörel. Riederalp is a car-free village situated at an altitude of 1,925 meters (6,323 ft) above sea level – a paradise for active nature lovers, families, sports enthusiasts and for those who are looking for peace and quiet.
Modern cableways transport you to the fascinating vista points at Moosfluh and Hohfluh. This is where you can enjoy breathtaking views of the most beautiful 4,000 m (13,000 ft) high mountains of the Valaisian Alps and also the Great Aletsch Glacier. Our varied program of activities is sure to delight you as well. Play a round of golf at Europe's highest 9-hole golf course, be the guest of Sir Ernest Cassel in the Pro Natura Center Aletsch or visit the spa resort of Breiten above Mörel – the "primordial sea of the Alps".
All winter sports enthusiasts will definitely find what they are looking for on 104 km (64.5 miles) of well groomed ski slopes. Whether you are exploring the Aletsch Arena on skis or taking it easy on romantically snow-covered winter hiking trails – we are confident that this place will afford you many moments of joy!
The Swiss Snow Sports School at Riederalp, awarded the "Families Welcome" seal of approval by the Swiss Tourism Federation, offers a wide range of diversified snow sports and winter activities.