257 Wysswasser-Weg
257 Wysswasser-Weg

Hiking

Wysswasser-Weg

Wysswasser-Weg

Fiesch–Fieschertal

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Wysswasser-Weg

Wysswasser-Weg

An excursion from Fiesch to the Fieschertal - always alongside the lively Wysswasser river - is the purest of natural experiences. Here the mountain landscape of the Valais is presented at it's best. It's impossible to do anything but relax and enjoy it.
From Fiesch, the wonderfully peaceful route leads towards the Fieschertal. Having reached the banks of the Wysswasser glacier stream, you find yourself in the midst of a fertile, lush natural world. The green valley, framed by the magnificent Valais mountains, is reminiscent of an idyllic Swiss postcard. The view is dominated by the imposing Eggishorn, which is particularly popular with paragliders.

The banks of the Wysswasser are densely vegetated, with cotton grass, bushes and a remarkable variety of plants and trees. In places the glacier stream is shallow and murmuring, in others a wild, foaming torrent as it cascades over boulders. The banks of the Wysswasser have been built up with large stone blocks to prevent flooding.

This is an easy path with many tranquil spots along the way to rest and relax. The flower-dappled meadows and extensive fields appear unending, seeming to merge with the mountain slopes on the horizon. In Fieschertal you can round off this wonderful excursion with some fine refreshment.
An excursion from Fiesch to the Fieschertal - always alongside the lively Wysswasser river - is the purest of natural experiences. Here the mountain landscape of the Valais is presented at it's best. It's impossible to do anything but relax and enjoy it.
From Fiesch, the wonderfully peaceful route leads towards the Fieschertal. Having reached the banks of the Wysswasser glacier stream, you find yourself in the midst of a fertile, lush natural world. The green valley, framed by the magnificent Valais mountains, is reminiscent of an idyllic Swiss postcard. The view is dominated by the imposing Eggishorn, which is particularly popular with paragliders.

The banks of the Wysswasser are densely vegetated, with cotton grass, bushes and a remarkable variety of plants and trees. In places the glacier stream is shallow and murmuring, in others a wild, foaming torrent as it cascades over boulders. The banks of the Wysswasser have been built up with large stone blocks to prevent flooding.

This is an easy path with many tranquil spots along the way to rest and relax. The flower-dappled meadows and extensive fields appear unending, seeming to merge with the mountain slopes on the horizon. In Fieschertal you can round off this wonderful excursion with some fine refreshment.
3 km | 1 Stage
70 m | 20 m
0 h 40 min
medium (for wheelchair users) | difficult (for wheelchair users)

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Information for blind and visually impaired people
Blind and visually impaired people can walk the obstacle-free routes thanks to voice guidance. Voice guidance is integrated in the MyWay Pro app. This offer is supported by Procap Switzerland, the Swiss Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, and SwitzerlandMobility. Voice guidance is offered only in the MyWay Pro app for iOS.
Information for wheelchair users
The obstacle-free routes enable us to offer a leisure activity to people who depend on paths without substantial natural or physical obstacles. This offer is supported by Procap Switzerland, SwitzerlandMobility, the Swiss Hiking Federation, and the Swiss Cantons.

The sightseeing attractions and overnight accommodation suggested by Switzerland Mobility are not necessarily wheelchair accessible. More information on accessibility is found at www.procap-reisen.ch or www.rollihotel.ch.

Obstacle-free routes, grade of difficulty see PDF.
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Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Fiesch
SBB Timetable Show stop and route on map
Wheelchair-suitable parking spaces
A parking space suitable for wheelchair users is located at the aerial cableway car park in Fiesch, directly on the route.

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Wheelchair-accessible public WC at Fiesch railway station
There is a wheelchair-accessible public toilet at Fiesch railway station. WC info: door width 85cm; movement area (DxB) 200x170cm; seat height 40cm; hand grips left fixed, right movable; access right; mirror height 100cm; washbasin underside clearance 76cm.
km0 - km1.7
km0 - km1.7
The route from the railway station leads along an asphalt path. After the station, it has a gradient of 16% for 20m. Along the river, the trail leads over a narrow gravel path. On this section there are 6 drainage channels with a gap of 5-10cm. The trail is mostly flat with only a few shorter uphill gradients of 8% maximum. At km1.2 there is a barbecue area.
Restaurant Camping Eggishorn
Restaurant Camping Eggishorn
If you turn left at km1.2 towards the camping site, after 50m you reach the restaurant at Camping Eggishorn. The restaurant is wheelchair accessible and has a wheelchair-accessible toilet. The key must be requested at the cash desk. Camping Eggishorn is open throughout the year. WC info: door width 100cm; movement area (DxB) 120x200cm; seat height 46cm; hand grips, left moveable, right fixed; access left; mirror height 96cm; washbasin underside clearance 70cm.
Camping Eggishorn
Fieschertalstrasse 50
3984 Fiesch
Tel. +41 (0)27 971 03 16
www.camping-eggishorn.ch
km1.7 - km2.8
km1.7 - km2.8
After the subway at km1.7, this second part of the route leads along a level gravel path with a grass strip in its centre (width 80cm). In parts the path has been washed out by rain and is a bit uneven. This is followed by a 500m-long gravel path to km2.7 and then a 100m surfaced stretch as far as the bus stop. The route leads under a bridge at km1.7, with 15m downhill and uphill sections, both with a 6% gradient. At km2.4 you meet a 15m uphill section with a 6% gradient Between km2.1 and km2.5 are three flat rainwater channels that are easy to negotiate and two 11cm-wide rainwater channels.
Hotel Alpenblick
Hotel Alpenblick
Hotel Alpenblick is located opposite the bus stop on Fieschertal, Dorfplatz. This has a wheelchair-accessible restaurant and wheelchair-accessible toilet. WC info: door width 78cm; movement area (DxB) 180x128cm; seat height 42cm; hand grips, left and right moveable; access right; mirror height 135cm; washbasin underside clearance 70cm.
Hotel Alpenblick
Zer Flie 2
3984 Fieschertal
Tel. +41 (0)27 970 16 60
info@hotelalpenblick.ch
www.hotelalpenblick.ch

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Fieschertal
SBB Timetable Show stop and route on map
Barrier-free return journey / public transport
From the bus stop at Fieschertal, Dorfplatz you can reach Fiesch support railway station by a postbus with a built-in wheelchair lift. No prior notification is required for travel with the postbus.

Contact

Procap Reisen & Sport
Frohburgstrasse 4
4600 Olten
Tel. +41 (0)62 206 88 30
tourismus@procap.ch
www.procap.ch/tourismus-inklusiv

Services

Accommodation

Hotel des Alpes
Hotel des Alpes
Fiesch
Bauernhof Bergland Produkte
Bauernhof Bergland Produkte
Ernen
Hotel Alpenblick
Hotel Alpenblick
Ernen
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Places

Aletscharena - Fiesch-Fiescheralp
Aletscharena - Fiesch-Fiescheralp
Bellwald
Bellwald
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Places of interest

Binntal Nature Park
Binntal Nature Park
Pumptrack Bellwald
Pumptrack Bellwald
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Signalization

Signalization
In general the «Barrier-free Paths» lead along the hiking routes marked yellow. Additional white signs with green route fields for «Barrier-free Paths» indicate the route at key points. The white signs should be followed where «Barrier-free Paths» differ from the hiking route network. To be certain, please take a print-out of our web map with you.
Signalization