Hiking & nature

“Key to the Alps” World Heritage Walk

The UNESCO World Heritage Site Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch represents the stunning natural beauty of the Alps.

At its centre stand the mighty rock massifs of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, and the glacial landscape surrounding the Great Aletsch Glacier. With the new “Key to the Alps” walking guidebook, walking enthusiasts can explore this breath-taking scenery and have all the important information and interesting facts about the World Heritage Site to hand. The entire walk through the UNESCO World Heritage Site is divided into 15 stages.

Opening times

The walking season in the Jungfrau-Aletsch Region runs from June to October.

Subject to change without prior notice

Rates

The prices vary according to accommodation and package.

The price indicated for the walking guidebook corresponds to the price in the online shop of the Jungfrau-Aletsch Region.

Prices in CHF incl. VAT / Prices and products subject to alteration

Notes

The “Key to the Alps” World Heritage Walk comprises 15 stages and is based on the walking guidebook of the same name. A stamp can be collected at a specific location at the end of each stage. As soon as all 15 stages are completed, walkers will receive the key to the Alps and a gift at the World Nature Forum in Naters, which is the new visitor centre for the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The “Key to the Alps” walking guidebook can be ordered via jungfraualetsch.ch.

All information for getting to the various starting points of the different stages is available from the UNESCO World Heritage Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch Management Centre.

On request, the Management Centre also offers the stages as a bookable package that includes luggage transport, accommodation and public-transport tickets. The stages can be tailored to individual requirements.

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