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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.

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The path to Berghaus Aescher starts at the base of  Ebenalp, in the village of Wasserauen. From there, the majestic Ageteplatte peaks southwards.

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A cablecar helps the ascent to Ebenalp: up there the view reaches the Austrian alps!

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A deep top-down view into Appenzellerland from Ebenalp: the Altmann peak (South) and Hoher Kasten (North)

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The path to Berghaus Aescher clings to Ebenalp cliffs …

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… 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.

 

Posted by lorenzoborghi on November 3, 2016

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