Sanetsch Pass - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Sanetsch Pass
One of the finest pass in the area at 26km in length and with a difference in altitude of 1690m, the pass road starts in Sion and could be compared to the famous Stelvio, but with less traffic. In the summer season, the pass is accessible by PostBus and can also be traversed by cable car. The highest point of the road is at 2,252 meters. One of the picturesque location in the area.
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Attractions Near Sanetsch Pass
0.72km from Sanetsch Pass
The Sarine or Saane is a major river in Switzerland. It is 128 km long and has a drainage area of 1,892 km2. It is a tributary of the Aare. It rises in the Bernese Alps and It forms the Lac de Sénin reservoir at 2034 m. It was one of the tourist attractions in this area and also it was the main water resource of this area too.
6.45km from Sanetsch Pass
It is one of the main peaks of the Diablerets, a huge ice-covered mountain near the western end of the Bernese Alps. The Scex Rouge is connected from the Col du Pillon (Vaud) by two aerial tramways and from Reusch (Bern) by three, all operated by Glacier 3000.
Col du Pillon
6.66km from Sanetsch Pass
Col du Pillon is a mountain pass in the western Swiss Alps. Col du Pillon is overlooked by the Diablerets and at the pass is located at the lower station of the Scex Rouge cable car.
7.04km from Sanetsch Pass
The Diablerets is a huge ice-covered mountain massif of the Alps. The summit is the highest point in the canton of Vaud. The area is also popular in summer for the snow hikes on the glacier.
Lac de Derborence
7.87km from Sanetsch Pass
Lac de Derborence is a mountain lake in the municipality of Conthey, Valais, Switzerland, located near the hamlet of Derborence. It was formed after rockfalls on 24 September 1714 and 23 June 1749. In 1749, an estimated 50 million m3 of rocks blocked the course of the Derbonne river and led to the formation of the lake.