Aletscharena Heritage Trail
Walking jewel Wallis.
- 7 Days / 6 Nights
- Self-guided tour
The Valais city Brig, located in-between Bernese Alps and Valais Alps, is inviting you to an extended stroll, where you should visit Stockalper Palace.
From saffron village Mund the diversified mountain walk leads mostly uphill through the forest via the Bel alp, always with beautiful views onto the surrounding range of four-thousand-metre high mountain peaks on the horizon as well as on imposing Matterhorn.
Blatten – Riederalp
Today a diversified walk is awaiting you! It leads from Blatten through the Blattner gorge and high above the Massa gorge along the nature trail “water connects – Nepal – Valais”. Climb through the light pine forest onto the foothills of the Alps and through the Riederwald to Riederalp.
Riederalp – Fiescheralp
You continue along a panorama path above the Aletsch glacier. A fascinating tour through the protected Arven forest, parallel to the mighty ice giant you reach Lake Märjelensee. Aletsch forest, Aletsch glacier and the panorama of steep mountain peaks build one of the most impressing alpine natural sceneries.
Fiescheralp – Bellwald
You follow the walking path from the high mountains zone of the foothills of the Alps to mountain village Bellwald. Highlights of today are the breathtaking views onto Fiescher glacier and the mighty mountain with Burg hut.
Bellwald – Münster
Along Gommer ridgeway. The route to Münster leads a few hundred metres above the valley on nature paths and crosses the typical gains of this region.
Individual departure or extra days
Beautiful combination of ridgeways with glacier view and comfortable Valais villages. The routes are easy, well sign-posted and developed. Smaller climbs/descents and walking times of 4 to 6 hours are awaiting you.
Category: comfortable middle-class hotels
- 6 overnights as mentioned, breakfast included
- If half-board: min. 3-course meal
- Luggage transfer
- Carefully elaborated route description
- Detailed travel and tour documents
- Arrival by train via Zurich or Basle to Brig and by taxi or bus to your start hotel.
- Car parking: free parking spaces at the hotel resp. in the surrounding. A reservation is not necessary.
- Return transfer from Münster to Brig by train in about 1,5 hrs.