Discover the Year-Round Winter Wonderland at Glacier 3000 in the Swiss Alps

Immerse yourself in the year-round winter wonderland of Glacier 3000, a crown jewel in the Swiss Alps. This extraordinary destination offers not just stunning vistas but an array of thrilling activities and exceptional facilities. Whether you’re seeking adventure or tranquility, Glacier 3000 caters to all, making it an essential stop for anyone visiting Switzerland. From its breathtaking peaks to the endless snow, Glacier 3000 is a unique alpine experience that encapsulates the beauty and excitement of the Swiss Alps.

Sunset over the icy landscape of Glacier 3000 Switzerland in the Swiss Alps.
Capture the perfect sunset moment at Glacier 3000 in the Swiss Alps for your social media.
Aerial cableway ascending to the summit of Glacier 3000 Switzerland.
The 15-minute cable car ride offers stunning views as you reach the summit.

Why Glacier 3000 is a Must-Visit Destination

Imagine a place in the Swiss Alps where you can experience the magic of snow 365 days a year. Welcome to Glacier 3000 Switzerland, a destination that offers more than just stunning alpine vistas. From world-class architecture to photo-worthy spots and adrenaline-pumping activities, this place has it all.

In a mere 15-minute journey, an aerial cableway will transport you from the base to an elevation of 3,000 meters in the Swiss Alps, no transfers needed. Once you reach the summit, you’ll be greeted by a state-of-the-art station designed by renowned Swiss architect Mario Botta.

Unforgettable Views and Thrilling Activities

The summit provides sweeping views of over 24 majestic peaks that rise above 4,000 meters, including iconic mountains like Eiger, Mönch, Jungfrau, the Matterhorn, and even Mont Blanc in the distance.

Step out of the cableway station, and you’ll find the Peak Walk by Tissot, the first-ever suspension bridge connecting two mountain peaks. Dare to cross it and earn yourself some bragging rights! After that, hop on the Alpine Coaster for a thrilling descent down an open-air track. And don’t miss the chance to enjoy a sledge dog ride across the icy expanse.

Riders enjoying the Alpine Coaster at Glacier 3000. Swiss Alps.
Feel the thrill as you slide down the Alpine Coaster's open-air track.
Sledge dogs ready for a ride across the glacier.
Complete your mountain adventure with a unique sledge dog ride.

Practical Information

  • Altitude: 2,965 meters above sea level
  • How to Get There: Take a PostBus from Gstaad or Les Diablerets to Col du Pillon, followed by the aerial cableway to Glacier 3000
  • Timings: Cableway operates every 20 minutes, daily
  • Journey Time to Summit: 15 minutes
  • Attractions: Peak Walk by Tissot, sledge dogs, snow bus, glacier hiking, Alpine Coaster, and more
  • Dining Options: Enjoy a meal at the summit restaurant with panoramic views or relax at Refuge l’Espace mountain lounge

Special Offers on Swiss Travel Pass and Glacier 3000 Tickets

Don’t miss out on our exclusive discounts for mountain excursions! Swiss Travel Pass holders can enjoy a 50% discount on their Glacier 3000 adventure. Book your Swiss Travel Pass and Glacier 3000 tickets now!

Plan Your Visit

The journey to Glacier 3000 is an integral part of the adventure. From Interlaken, embark on a scenic trip through the Swiss Alps’ heart, leading you to this majestic location. Here’s a simple guide to get you there:

  1. Start from Interlaken: Begin your journey in the beautiful town of Interlaken, a hub for travelers exploring the Swiss Alps.
  2. Take the GoldenPass Line: Board the iconic GoldenPass train for a memorable ride offering panoramic views of the landscapes.
  3. Connect to Glacier 3000: After the train journey, follow the signposted routes to reach Glacier 3000, where stunning vistas and activities await.

Whether driving or using public transportation, this route promises unforgettable views and a taste of Switzerland’s pristine natural beauty. For detailed travel information and additional tips, visit our website. Ensure your trip to Glacier 3000 is as seamless as the glacial landscapes you’re about to explore.

For an even more enriching experience, consider our curated itinerary, “Discover the Best of Vaud in 4 Days.” This comprehensive guide, available on, includes Glacier 3000 and other must-see attractions in the region, ensuring you make the most of your Swiss adventure.

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