[well]Aletsch Glacier Quick Facts:

  • Largest glacier in the Alps
  • Covers 45 square miles (120 sq km)


Aletsch Glacier

Aletsch Glacier, located in Switzerland, is the largest glacier in the Alps. The glacier measures in at 45 square miles (120 sq km) of ice. The Aletsch Glacier travels downward the southern side of Jungfrau into the Upper Rhone valley.

Best way to see and experience the Aletsch Glacier

More will follow on the Aletsch Glacier as it is declared an official or notable wonder of Europe.