You do not know the meaning of “Strahler” in the Valais dialect? It is a person who is passionate about looking for mountain crystals and other minerals. Goms and the surrounding mountains are an Eldorado for this kind of treasure hunt.
For those who do not want to spend their time on an exhausting quest for minerals, the crystal grotto on Grimsel Pass offers the possibility to admire some very precious finds. Sparkling crystals, smoky quartz, rose fluorites: The crystal grotto exhibits the variety and wealth of the Goms mountain minerals. The crystals, the gems of the Alps, have been placed inside the grotto exactly the way they were found. At the exit, you will get the chance to buy many of the treasures polished, in a setting or rough.
Open daily from the beginning of June until the end of October 8 am – 6 pm
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