Jungfrau-Aletsch Protected Area Tour, Switzerland

Jungfrau-Aletsch Protected Area Tour, Switzerland

About Jungfrau-Aletsch protected area, Switzerland: The Jungfrau-Aletsch protected area Switzerland is located in South-Western Switzerland which lies between the cantons of Berne and Valais.The mountainous region is found in the easternmost side of the Bernese Alps and it contains the northern wall of Jungfrau and Eiger with largest glaciated area in Western Eurasia.The Jungfrau-Aletsch protected area is considered as the first World Natural Heritage site in Alps and it got inscribed in 2001.The physical features of the mountains could be said to be almost untouched although the trails and mountain huts are built for tourists stay.The largest and longest glacier in Alps is 23 Km long and has a maximum thickness of 900 meters at Konkordiaplatz and the protected site covers an area of 82,388 ha which makes it a part of World Heritage Site.

How can Reach : Jungfrau-Aletsch protected area is the part of the Berne and Valais cantons of the Switzerland country. It is well connected with Zurich, Geneva, Basel and Lausanne cities by road.

Nearest train station is Brig (19.0 KM) where tourists can get train to Zurich, Bern and Geneva.

"Geneva Airport" is the nearest airport which is situated just 152 KM distance from "Jungfrau-Aletsch protected area". Tourists can get here flights to domestic cities.

Nearest Major Airport : "Geneva Airport" is domestic and International airport of the Switzerland country which is located just 152 KM distance from Castles of Bellinzona. Tourists can get here domestic and International flights.

Bus Services: Buses services are available from "Geneva Airport" (152 KM) to Berne and Valais tour.

Taxi Services: Taxis services are available from "Geneva Airport" (152 KM) to Berne and Valais tour.

Nearest Train Station: Brig (19.0 KM). Here tourists can get train to Zurich, Bern and Geneva

Locations: Berne and Valais, Switzerland

UNESCO World Heritage Site from : 2001

Summer Season : June to August

Winter Season : November to February

Total Area : 82,400 hectares

Tourist Attractions: Aletsch Glacier, Alpine ibex, The valley of the Unteraar Glacier, Dreieckhorn - Mountain peak, Olmenhorn - Mountain peak, Strahlhorn - Mountain peak, Gross Wannenhorn - Mountain peak, Fiescher Gabelhorn - Mountain peak

Things to Do: Mountain hiking, Skiing, Cable car trip

Berne Weather Temperature:

Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) -3.8 -2.3 1.4 4.5 8.7 11.8 13.8 13.3 9.9 5.6 0.4 -2.6
Average High (℃) 4.4 6.9 12.5 16.6 21.0 24.5 27.0 26.1 21.7 16.7 9.5 4.7

Nearest Accommodations: Hotel Lungwah, Badehotel Salina Maris - Wellness & Vintage, Hotel Alex, Hotel Ambassador Brig, Walliser Spycher, Hotel Art Furrer , Hotel Belalp, Hotel & Restaurant Waldhaus, Hotel Slalom, Time Out Hotel, Hotel Alpfrieden, Hotel La Cabane AG, Hotel Aletsch Bettmeralp, Hotel Bettmerhof, Hotel Eggishorn, Marmotta di Montagne, Chalet Favorite Hotel, Berghotel Chaserstatt, B&B Hangebrigga Hotel, Studio Lengumattu Hotel, Berghotel Riederfurka Hotel, Berghaus Toni Hotel, Hotel Garni Sporting.

Distances from Jungfrau-Aletsch protected area:

Bern City: 70.1 KM

Lucerne City: 66.2 KM

Zurich City: 106 KM

Geneva City: 150 KM

Basel City: 125 KM

Lausanne City: 109 KM

Winterthur City: 124 KM

St. Gallen City: 145 KM