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Guided hike to the snout of the Ried Glacier


The hike passes by the “Magical Water” irrigation channel experience on the way to the Ried Glacier. Learn fascinating facts about the “Magical Water” project and the formation of the glacier. At the glacier snout, enjoy a typical Valais reception with local produce.

  • Time: 09h00 - approx. 15h00
  • Price: CHF 15.00 adult over 16 years
    CHF 10.00 children to 16 years
  • Meeting point: in front of the Tourist Office Grächen
  • Booking: until the day before, 17h00
  • Participants: min. 5 people (children from age 10)
  • Note: Hiking boots, a drink & stamina for an approx. 5-hour hike are a must.
  • Please take your confirmation to the event


  • If you have booked in a hotel or an apartment as a partner of Grächen Goldcard, contact for booking the Tourist Office (+41 (0) 27 955 60 60 or info@graechen.ch

The animation can be canceled due to bad weather or too few registrations. In this case, the amount will be refunded.

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