Nature Reserve Center Villa Cassel - Aletsch Forest

The Aletsch Forest, which is located right next to the largest glacier in the Alps, is a unique nature reserve that has been protected by Pro Natura since 1933. The affiliated nature reserve center is located in Villa Cassel on Riederfurka (Riederalp). more

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Gletscherstube Märjelen

At the rim of the Great Aletsch Glacier, near the legendary Märjelensee, a lake that was formed at the rim of the glacier. It can be reached on... more

Gletscherstube Märjelen

Nature Reserve Center Villa Cassel - Aletsch Forest

The Aletsch Forest, which is located right next to the largest glacier in the Alps, is a unique nature reserve that has been protected by Pro Natura since 1933. The affiliated nature reserve center is located in Villa Cassel on Riederfurka (Riederalp).

The Aletsch Forest, which is located right next to the largest glacier in the Alps, is a unique nature reserve that has been protected by Pro Natura since 1933. The affiliated nature reserve center is located in Villa Cassel on Riederfurka (Riederalp).

Gletscherstube Märjelen

At the rim of the Great Aletsch Glacier, near the legendary Märjelensee, a lake that was formed at the rim of the glacier. It can be reached on well-marked hiking trails from Riederalp / Bettmeralp, Kühboden / Fiescheralp (Pedestrian tunnel) or from the Fiescher Valley. The hiking loop starts at Bettmerhorn; or descend from the Eggishorn. Enjoy the guided glacier tour starting from the Jungfraujoch. In summer there is accommodation in a mattress camp. Blankets are provided.

At the rim of the Great Aletsch Glacier, near the legendary Märjelensee, a lake that was formed at the rim of the glacier.

Snow Garden

The Snowgarden is located in the centre of Bettmeralp, right next to the beautiful "Maria zum Schnee" chapel. It is easy to reach for both young and old. The Snowli Express, our snow-taxi, is on hand to transport children from the outlying areas to Snowli Land.