on the eternal ice

Glacier tours in the Aletsch Arena

Experiences in the eternal ice

Awe-inspiring! – surely the expression that springs to mind when you see the Great Aletsch Glacier for the first time. A fascinating ice giant, this is the largest glacier in the Alps: 11 billion tonnes of ice over a distance of 23 km. You can discover the glacier up close on a glacier walk, an amazing and unforgettable experience. Experienced mountain guides take you safely over the ice. Safely explore the Great Aletsch Glacier with an experienced mountain guide. An unforgettable experience. Guided glacier walks run almost daily from the resorts of Riederalp, Bettmeralp and Fiesch-Eggishorn.


20 km

long is the Great Aletsch Glacier, the largest glacier in the Alps.

10 billion

tons of ice can be seen at close range on a glacier tour.

800 metres

thick is the Great Aletsch Glacier at the Konkordiaplatz.

Guided glacier tours

Experience the largest glacier in the Alps secured on a mountain rope. Impressive and unforgettable! On the glacier hike, local mountain guides show you fascinating phenomena of the eternal ice and tell you exciting stories about the Great Aletsch Glacier and its history. Between June and October, different glacier tours take place daily. The tours last one or two days.


Weekly schedule 1-day glacier trip

Weekday Riederalp Bettmeralp Fiescheralp
Monday - - Aletsch Glacier trip
Tuesday - Katzenlöcher glacier walk Aletsch Glacier trip
Wednesday Glacier tour UNESCO - Aletsch Glacier trip
Thursday Glacier tour UNESCO Katzenlöcher glacier walk Aletsch Glacier trip
Friday - - Aletsch Glacier trip
Saturday - - Aletsch Glacier trip
Sunday - - Aletsch Glacier trip

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