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Historic steam train on the legendary Glacier Express route between Realp and Oberwald.

Furka Mountain Steam Railway


Station built in 1913 according to French plans by the Compagnie suisse de Chemin de fer de la Furka/Brigue-Furka-Disentis

Train station &
Souvenir trade

Built in 1857 by the Seiler family of hoteliers as a mountain hotel with a historically valuable dining room, rustic adjoining rooms and rooms with neat, nostalgic furnishings.

Glacier du Rhône
(closed in 2024)


Here you will find an overview map of the unique natural and railway-related hike between Oberwald and Gletsch.

Hike Oberwald-Gletsch

built in 1907/08 by the

Seiler family.

Regular services are held in the chapel.


The historic weather station in the hotel garden is well worth a visit. It was completely restored in 2011 (Panatec AG Stäfa - Wagenwerkstatt DFB Aarau).


Weather station

Experience-oriented information forum. Here, the power of water as a natural element and a technical and spiritual source of energy can be experienced.


Historic hydroelectric power plant in the Blue House (formerly Dépendence des Hotels Glacier du Rhône), built in 1899, manufacturer Th. Bell AG, Kriens, turbine output 605 hp/45 kW, water output 42 l/sec.

Grimsel-power station

Power station from the last century, formerly fed by the Totensee lake on the Grimsel Pass.


Measurement of the flow rate of the rotting. Please note the display window information at the station and in the water forum. Current data can be called up on your cell phone:



Exciting hike in 6 stations; diversity of the glacier foreland; moraine walls from different eras; pioneer plants that reveal the dynamics of the glacial river Rotte in the source area of the Rhone; animals in and around the stream; wet zones; fens.

Natural science

Production and sale of delicious alpine cheese and Ziger; a visit is highly recommended. Licensed as an alpine cheese dairy no. S 3883.

cheese dairy

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