Re-opening of Pro Natura Centre Aletsch

Date
12.06.2020
Location
Villa Cassel, Pro Natura Zentrum, Riederfurka
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Pro Natura Zentrum Aletsch
Villa Cassel
3987 Riederalp
+41 27 928 62 20
aletsch@pronatura.ch www.pronatura-aletsch.ch

Villa Cassel is now climate-neutral – for the sake of the glacier

High up on Riederfurka, the mountain ridge between the Aletsch Glacier and Riederalp, stands what could almost be described as a fairytale castle. Villa Cassel, originally the summer residence of a wealthy London banker, now houses the Pro Natura Centre Aletsch in the Aletsch Arena. Following extensive renovation work, the Villa is due to reopen on 12 June 2020 – now climate-neutral, with an exhibition on glaciers and climate change and the charming historic dining room in renewed splendour.

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