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Herberge Hospiz Simplon

Hotel · Brig · 1,998 m
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    Photo: Silvio Burgener, Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
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    Photo: Silvio Burgener, Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
Herberge Hospiz auf dem Simplonpass
Beim Strassenbau über den Simplon befahl Napoleon 1801 den Bau eines Hospizes auf der Passhöhe. Die Herberge wurde erst 1831 durch die Chorherren des Grossen St. Bernhard fertiggestellt. Das dreigeschossige Haus ist das grösste Passhospiz der Alpen.

Open from

EMPFANGSZEITEN 8:30 - 11:45 14:00 - 17:30 18:30 - 19:00 19:45 - 20:30

Especially suitable for

Groups
Children

Languages spoken

German

Getting there

Mit dem Auto Hospiz Simplon ist mit dem Auto innerhalb von 35 Minuten erreichbar. Es stehen genug Parkplätze zur Verfügung.

Coordinates

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2'645'548E 1'121'832N
DD
46.246380, 8.029225
DMS
46°14'47.0"N 8°01'45.2"E
UTM
32T 425165 5121880
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Distance 4.6 km
Duration 2:00 h
Ascent 178 m
Descent 178 m

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Descent 1,180 m

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Ascent 19 m
Descent 153 m

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Duration 0:30 h
Ascent 18 m
Descent 18 m

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Ascent 834 m
Descent 1,139 m

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Snowshoeing
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Duration 2:59 h
Ascent 470 m
Descent 502 m

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Herberge Hospiz Simplon

Hospiz 2
3907 Simplon
Phone 027 979 13 22
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