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Furka Mountain Route - Steam Railway

Furka Mountain Route - Steam Railway

The Furka mountain route was supposed to be shut down. Since the opening of the Furka base tunnel in the year 1982 it is actually no longer required. The train route, which is a sight worth seeing, was preserved thanks to a private initiative.more

Gletsch: Rhone Glacier Apron

Gletsch: Rhone...

A Nature Trail leaves the Hotel Glacier du Rhone in Gletsch on the...more

Visit the power plant „Electricity Production”

Visit the power...

In the winter the Grimsel world is steeped in tranquility and solitude....more

Furka Mountain Route - Steam Railway

The Furka mountain route was supposed to be shut down. Since the opening of the Furka base tunnel in the year 1982 it is actually no longer required. The train route, which is a sight worth seeing, was preserved thanks to a private initiative.

The Furka mountain route was supposed to be shut down. Since the opening of the Furka base tunnel in the year 1982 it is actually no longer required. The train route, which is a sight worth seeing, was preserved thanks to a private initiative.

Furka Mountain Route - Steam Railway
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Gletsch: Rhone Glacier Apron

A Nature Trail leaves the Hotel Glacier du Rhone in Gletsch on the Furkapass. A mere half-hour's walk includes information on flora, fauna, the dynamics of the ice flow, and glaciology.

The name of the village, Gletsch, says it all: it is clearly a place near a glacier. And indeed, that was once the case.

Gletsch: Rhone Glacier Apron
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Visit the power plant „Electricity Production”

In the winter the Grimsel world is steeped in tranquility and solitude. But deep in the mountain, life continues to pulsate. Here the turbines of the power plant of Oberhasli run at full blast throughout the year.

Creating electricity from water is wonderful technology: hidden in the mountains, built for generations and absolutely safe. A pleasure for visitors to experience.

Visit the power plant „Electricity Production”
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