What lies around a Nat Geo’s Destination of a lifetime: Aescher of Appenzellerland
Among 225 listed Destinations of a lifetime, the Swiss Berghaus Aescher of Ebenalp got the cover of National Geographic. What lies above and below this mountain hotel? Click each picture to magnify.
The path to Berghaus Aescher starts at the base of Ebenalp, in the village of Wasserauen. From there, the majestic Ageteplatte peaks southwards.
A cablecar helps the ascent to Ebenalp: up there the view reaches the Austrian alps!
A deep top-down view into Appenzellerland from Ebenalp: the Altmann peak (South) and Hoher Kasten (North)
The path to Berghaus Aescher clings to Ebenalp cliffs …
… do not watch down (!) into the valley … and safely reach Berghaus Aescher! Just 1 hour and half by car from Zurich: I could not miss visiting it in these colorful Autumn days.