The Furkapass is one of the most famous passes in Switzerland to do by motorbike, also due to its proximity to other Alpine passes in the surroundings.
Traveling by motorbike in Switzerland means traveling through some of the most beautiful roads in the Alps, with fairytale sceneries and truly unique panoramas.
|Altitude (meters above sea level)||2.431|
|connection||Andermatt - Ulrichen|
|Number of hairpin bends||23|
|Road conditions and notes||Good conditions.|
In motion on unique scenarios
Some scenes of the famous were also filmed on the hairpin bends and breathtaking curves of the Furkapass Goldfinger, one of the best known films of James Bond. As you can guess, it is a real pleasure for lovers of driving to “play” on this road.
There are numerous stops where you can admire the landscape and take many photos. Furthermore, starting from Andermatt, you can also combine the Grimsel Passthe Grimselpass, with its homonymous lake Grimselsee, and get off in the direction innertkirchen, to go even further into the Swiss Alps.
Don't miss a stop at the famous Lookout on the Rhône Glacier, Rhonegletscher, with the famous Hotel that stands in the middle of the hairpin.
Useful tips and curiosities
For passengers who do not like dizzying roads can always opt for the comfortable train which connects Obergoms to Andermatt.
We always recommend caution especially in Switzerland, where the cantonal police apply strict rules and frequent checks, one more excuse to go slow and enjoy these magnificent landscapes.