Mattmark 2 - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
In this picture one can observe the natural dam Mattmark, from the melting glacier Alallin, the second-largest artificial lake in Europe, with its turquoise blue waters.
Mattmark 2 - FURTHER INFORMATION
Mattmark 2 - Saas Almagell visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Mattmark 2' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Wallis.
The natural Mattmark dam is located in the Saas Valley near the village of Saas Almagell, Switzerland, 2197m above sea level, has a capture area of 37.10 km2, 1.76 km2 surface, maximum depth of 93m. . The Mattmark dam was built from 1960-1965.
Gemeindekanzlei Dorfplatz , 3905 Saas-Almagell
Telefon: +41 (0)27 957 27 26
Telefax: +41 (0)27 957 42 16
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
Bus: Hourly services from Visp and Brig.
Train: Direct trains from Geneva, Sion, Martigny, Montreux, Vevey, Lausanne, Geneva Airport.
Flight: Geneva Airport
Road: Saas-Almagell is 235km (3 hours) east of Geneva and 30km south of Visp.
Saas Almagell to Matmark is about 15 minutes by bus (This road is open only in the summer).