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“Quixk short cut in wintertime to Zermatt” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Furka Pass

Furka Pass
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One-Day Glacier Express Tour with Private Guide
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Florida
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71 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Quixk short cut in wintertime to Zermatt”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2012

A long train through a loooooong dark tunnel. Not for the claustrophobic!! We took this train mid day on a Thursday in February and had no wait, but I understand the queues can be bad on the weekends.

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nature at its best views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2011

We took this trip by car going up the hills by many zigzag roads. Stopping at some spots we had some wonderful photos. lakes are everywhere and the greeny nature is just magnificent.Some people were hiking and some were biking, the last activity I find very hard considiring the angle of the roads climbing the mountains. If you had this trip don't miss the glacier at its top, it is worth the 5 CHF fees. you will be able to walk in a tunnel of ice. It is said that the ice have been here for thousands of years. We had agreat launch at one restaurant on the mountains with a spectacular view, I don't remember the name, however most of the restaurants had this view.
VIP Tip: try to choose a sunny day.

Visited September 2011
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Pretoria, South Africa
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39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Absolutely a MUST!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2011

Best and most spectacular pass I have driven in my life! Treat yourself and do it. Not for somebody with a fear of heights. (Passengers will sit next to the exposed areas)

Visited October 2011
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Thessaloniki, Greece
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“THE best drive of my life”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2011

This was by far the most beautiful drive ever. Great scenery, cute villages to stop in for a coffee or a bite and amazing places to park safely and enjoy breathtaking views of the Alps. A must do if you are in the area! Be very very careful when driving; the view can be very distracting at times! Definitely worth your time, trust me! Happy and safe trails!

Visited September 2011
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“One for the bucket list!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2011

The Furka Pass forms part of the 3 passes route along with the Grimsel and Susten passes. On a clear, sunny August day I could have spent forever driving the hairpin festooned mountain roads. Absolutely breathtaking views around every corner (there are LOTS of corners!) I was in the region for 4 days and 3 of those were spent on the 3 passes route. Some of the best scenery you will see anywhere in the world. If you love driving/motorcycling and are keen on photography then you will be in heaven here.
Admitedly this is a weather dependant attraction, but on anything resembling a nice day this is one of those 'things to do before you die'. I really can't recommend it highly enough!

Visited August 2011
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