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Älggialp Berggasthaus

Restaurant · Central Switzerland · 1,637 m
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  • Berggasthaus Älggialp am Mittelpunkt der Schweiz
    Berggasthaus Älggialp am Mittelpunkt der Schweiz
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The Aelggialp is located on the beautiful alp near the geographical centre of Switzerland.

Opening hours
daily 08.00 - 21.00 hrs

40 in the cosy restaurant
15 in the rustic Cheminée-Stübli
80 on the terrace


Traffic regulations
Please note the special traffic regulations that apply to Älggialp. A one-way traffic system operates at alternating times on the last 5 km of road on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

Ascents (even hours): e.g. 8 & 10 a.m., noon, 2 & 4 p.m.
Descents (odd hours): e.g. 9 & 11 a.m., 1, 3 & 5 p.m.

A narrow, well-maintained road leads from Sachseln to Älggialp. This road can be used by minibuses carrying up to 14 persons. The Berggasthaus Älggialp inn is open between June and mid-October. The alp is in hibernation between mid-October and June, during which time no facilities (e.g. toilets, water) are available.

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Update: June 03, 2022


2'660'818E 1'183'474N
46.799656, 8.235315
46°47'58.8"N 8°14'07.1"E
32T 441647 5183184
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Älggialp Berggasthaus

Aelggi 1
6072 Sachseln
Phone +41 (0)41 675 13 62
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