Top things to do in Furka Pass

Top Choice Glacier in Furka Pass

Rhône Glacier

Coming from Valais, the mesmerising Rhône Glacier is first seen from the tiny hamlet of Gletsch. This glacier is the source of the Rhône River, which flows the length of Valais, into Lake Geneva, then south to the M…
Natural Feature in Furka Pass

Grimsel Pass

From the tiny Valais village of Gletsch (1762m; 10km to the Furka Pass), a steep 6km hairpinned road climbs north to the mighty Grimsel Pass (2164m), which offers spectacular views over lakes in Bern Canton. There's…
Natural Feature in Furka Pass

Nufenen Pass

At Ulrichen, 21km on the Valais side of the Furka Pass, a clearly marked road turns southeast and twists its way south out of the Valais and into the mountains that separate the canton from Ticino. Impressively barr…
Tunnel in Furka Pass

Furka Base Tunnel

This 15km-long tunnel, opened in 1982, plays an important part in the history of the Furka Pass. It runs from Oberwald in Valais to Realp, 8km short of Andermatt and as well as being used by passenger trains such as…