Glacier 3000

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Cableway, architecture, adventure and Alpine mountain scenery – visitors experience all of it and then some on this journey to a unique glacier world.

Already the first glimpse of the summit station designed by architect Mario Botta is spectacular. Immediately, a stunning panorama of no fewer than 24 snow-capped 4,000-metre giants reveals itself: Eiger, Mönch, Jungfrau, Matterhorn, Grand Combin and even Mont Blanc in the distance.

  • Altitude: 2,965 m a.s.l.
  • Arrival: Postbus from Gstaad or Les Diablerets to Col du Pillon, then aerial cableway to the summit station Glacier 3000
  • Travel duration to summit: 15 minutes
  • Attractions: Peak Walk by Tissot – the world’s first suspension footbridge spanning two summits, sledge dogs, snow bus, hiking on the glacier plateau, Alpine Coaster (highest toboggan run) climbing park Gemskopf, summer loipe (cross-country ski track) and helicopter glacier flight
  • Specials: Circular restroom window with the most beautiful view
  • Website: Glacier 3000
Food & Beverages
  • Summit restaurant with a view over the glacier plateau to the Alps of Valais, Refuge l’Espace (mountain lounge) next to the “Quille du Diable” with a view down 1,400 metres to Derboranc
  • For groups: Restaurant “Botta”, 300 seats, terrace with bar, modern meeting infrastructure

Year-round operation, except during revisions (more information here)

Tickets & Reservation


  • 50% discount with Swiss Travel Pass (Flex) and Swiss Half Fare Card
  • 25% discount with Eurail / Interrail