The snow-clad Obergoms

Oberwald

Aletsch Arena - Fiescheralp Eggishorn Aletschgletscher

Aletsch Arena - Fiescheralp Eggishorn Aletschgletscher

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Begin of tour: Oberwald railway station
End of tour: Münster railway station
Access starting point: Train to Oberwald
Access point of arrival: Train from Münster
Technical requirements: easy
Physical fitness: easy
Hiking time: 2 h 40 min
Length: 9 km
Gastronomy: Restaurants in Oberwald, Obergesteln and Münster-Geschinen

Description

Clearly visible for miles around, the Goms enjoys a most advantageous geographical location, especially in the winter months, when the sun is low in the sky and countless valleys do not see so much as a single ray of sunshine for weeks at a time. The villages dotting the countryside here are full of typical Valais-style houses. And no matter how small the hamlet, there is always a beautiful church to admire. The vast network of trails for hiking and cross-country skiing in this area are a regular hive of activity. Hundreds – sometimes even thousands – of snow lovers come here to enjoy the snow and drink in the crisp, mountain air.

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The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.

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