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Tour description

Marvel at railway technology pioneering achievments of our ancestors amidst a fantastic mountain landscape. The steam railway Furka-mountain section (DFB) runs between Realp (1420 metres above sea level) in the Urseren valley and Gletsch (1760 metres above sea level) in the Obergoms area. This unforgettable adventurous journey in approx. two hours, in carefully restored historic trains, goes past snow covered summits via Furka (2160 metres above sea level) and passes by the enchanting Rhone glacier. All aboard for an adventure journey of a special kind.
Have a good trip!


Variation A: the tour can also be done in reverse direction.

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Places along the route: Oberwald - Gletsch - Furka pass - Realp


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Tour history (B14025)

First published: Donnerstag, 21. März 2013

Last updated: Donnerstag, 22. September 2016

Tour published by: Presented by www.obergoms.ch

Tour characteristics

Distance: 43 km | Time requirement: 2 h
Ascent: 1082 m | Descent: 987 m
Highest point: 2432 m.a.s.l.

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Obergoms Tourismus AG
Furkastrasse 53
CH-3985 Münster
Tel.: +41 27 974 68 68
Fax: +41 27 974 68 69
E-Mail: tourismus@obergoms.ch
Internet: www.obergoms.ch