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Admire the full length and vastness of the Great Aletsch Glacier in all its glory – from the Eggishorn, the 2869 m-high viewpoint. Just turn around for a view of the higher peaks: the Mönch, the Eiger, the Jungfrau, the Wannenhorn and the...more
Certificate of Excellence
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Furkastrasse 61, Fiesch in Valais 3984, Switzerland
I mean... Waw! Incredible! When you reach the eggishorn with the cable car and you see the Aletschgletscher is an enormous surprise. And probably is one of the cheapest places to see that glacier, much more than Jungfraujoch.
I arrived by train from Brig only to find that the second cable car is currently NOT OPERATING. There were no signs in English and the ticket seller tried to explain the situation but I don’t speak German.
From a timetable I found on the...More
You can reach Eggishorn either by cable car from Fresh or Fiesheralp, OR, by hiking up all the way, but I would suggest start your hike from Fiescheralp as the view would be more exposed with Matterhorn, Fiesch Glacier within your view. Once you have...More
This was an amazing place for views, from the top of the cable cars you can see the Aletsch glacier to its full, the Matterhorn and all the surrounding Alp's. The short walk up to the top was steep and was mostly climbing boulders so...More
We luckily chose the most fabulous sunny day. The queue for the cable car from Fiesch was busy and the ride all the way to Eggishorn was expensive as we had not taken advantage of any of the deals in case we didn't go due...More
Correct you can go to Fiescheralp but the last part to the Eggishorn is out for maitenance.
go the website called aletcharena dot ch and find panoramic views then click on the left side for detailed routes.