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The most scenic Alpine roads of Switzerland part I : from Andermatt to Furkapass

Before Winter closing of most Alpine passes, here is to you a report of 120 km driving through the most majestic Alpine district of central Switzerland (map adapted from Google Earth).

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The tour cuts through 3 Alpine passes: Furkapass (2429 m.s.l.), Grimselpass (2165 m.s.l.) and Sustenpass (2264 m.s.l.).

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Enjoy the first part: at dawn from Hospental to Furkapass!

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Realp is the last town left behind before the road, closed in winter, turns into a steep uphill.

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From the Furkapass , below in the valley the river Reuss flows towards Lucerne.

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Leaving Furkapass behind, the next stop is by Hotel Belvedere. In front of it: the Rhone Glacier, soon in part 2

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Picture shots with D800, 70-200 VR-II and 16-35 f/4. Click each picture to magnify it.

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