Furka Pass, Canton of Valais
Furka Pass, with an elevation of, is a high mountain pass in the Swiss Alps connecting Gletsch, Valais with Realp, Uri. The Furka Oberalp Bahn line through the Furka Tunnel bypasses the pass. The base tunnel opened in 1982 and replaced a tunnel at 2100 m.The Furka Pass was used as a location in the James Bond film Goldfinger.Visitors can also park next to Hotel Belvédère, close to the summit, and take the short walk to the Rhone Glacier Ice Grotto. The glacier moves 30-40 metres each year, and the 100 m long tunnel and ice chamber can be visited from June when the road opens.Plan to visit Furka Pass and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Canton of Valais attractions using our Canton of Valais trip itinerary builder .
Tours to Furka Pass
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Furka Pass Reviews
מעבר הרים זה הפתיע מאוד ביופיו המיוחד. גשם וערפל ניסו למנוע מאיתנו לעלות למעלה, אבל כשלבסוף עלינו למעלה התברר שבצד השני יש שמש והעמק מתחתינו היה מדהים ביופיו. כל הסלעים וההרים סביבינו נצבעו בגוונים של... more »This mountain pass was very surprising in its very beauty. Rain and fog tried to prevent us from going up, but when finally us up, it turned out that the other side had the sun and the valley below me was amazing in its beauty. All the rocks and mountains were painted with hues of strong green and yellow, until it was hard to believe it was natural and not just painted by an artist. The feeling was as if we were part of a picture and didn't want to leave the place. It's a good idea to visit a sunny day.
We did this ride on a Vespa 300, twos up with luggage. Was an amazing experience travelling from Lake Maggiore to Lucerne in one day. Upon leaving the Simplon Pass and taking the route from Brigg to A... more »
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