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Hiking in Valais - At your destination with every step

From the sea of ice to the mountain lake while hiking the Aletsch Glacier

With every step you are at your destination. Because when you're hiking on the Aletsch Glacier, each metre allow you a further view to the beauty of nature. The Aletsch sea of ice with the massive Concordia. Mighty moraine hillsides that formed over thousands of years. Crystal-clear mountain lakes, the mirrors of a hiking paradise.

Hit the trail to the Riederalp for hiking in Valais - over 100 km of signposted hiking trails in the Aletsch Arena reveal the superlative of the Swiss Alps.

Tips for hiking Switzerland

Hiking tips from your Art Furrer hotels:

  • Glacier trail via Moosflu - Märjelensee - Riederalp. You hike parallel to the Aletsch Glacier with a fantastic view and fresh breezes that flow upward from the sea of ice.
  • Massaweg hiking trail: Hike from Blatten ob Naters, Blattnerschliecht to Gibidumbrücke bridge, Gragg, to the Riederi (a water main from the 14th century) to Ried-Mörel, and take the gondola cableway to the Riederalp. Excellent views on the Rhone Valley!
  • UNESCO high trail/Gratweg ridge trail: The Gratweg ridge trail between the Bettmerhorn and Eggishorn is counted among the most beautiful tours in Valais. Aletschhorn, Jungfrau, Rhone Valley, Mischabel group and the Matterhorn will impress you during your Valais hike.
  • Blausee: Only 15 min. away from the Moosfluh cableway station or from the Aletsch Glacier. A beautiful lake and a genuine children's paradise.
  • Hiking Riederalp: From the Riederalp, there are guided tours nearly every day with experienced hikers and mountain guides.