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The Charles Kuonen suspension footbridge

Bridge · Wallis · 2,075 m
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  • The Charles Kuonen suspension footbridge
    The Charles Kuonen suspension footbridge
    Photo: Valentin Flauraud

At a length of 495 metres, this is quite simply the longest pedestrian footbridge in the world. It lies on the Europaweg, a 2-day hiking trail between Grächen and Zermatt. You can reach the bridge more easily from Randa in a hike of just 2 hours.

Height: 85m
Length: 495m
Accessible by car: No

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2'628'255E 1'105'748N
DD
46.102645, 7.804037
DMS
46°06'09.5"N 7°48'14.5"E
UTM
32T 407565 5106147
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