Glarus Thrust Tour, Switzerland

About Glarus Thrust, Switzerland: Glarus thrust Switzerland is one of the major thrust fault in the Alps of Eastern Switzerland.The Helvetic Nappes were thrusted with more than 100 Km to the North over the external Aaarmassif and Infrahelvetic complex.The thrust is known to form the contact between older(Helvetic) Permo-Triassic rock layers and of the Verrucano group which is of the younger Jurassic and Cretaceous limestones along with Paleogene Flysch and Molasse.The Thrust is considered to be World heritage and it is considered to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site.The Glarus thrust formation is still uncommon and scientist could not make out from where the huge forces moved to form the entire mountain chains until arrival of plate tectonic theory.

How can Reach : Glarus Thrust is the part of the Glarus city of the Switzerland country. It is well connected with Zurich, Geneva, Basel and Lausanne cities by road.

Nearest railway station is Ennenda (1.2 KM) where Tourists can get here trains to Zurich, Basel and Geneva cities.

"Zurich International Airport" is the nearest airport which is situated just 70.5 KM distance from "Glarus city". Tourists can get here flights to domestic cities and international.

Entrance Fee (Entry Fee - Tickets): Kunsthaus Glarus Museum

CHF 10 : Adult

CHF 5 : Student / Disable

FREE : Under 5 years old

Visit Timings (Open Hours): Kunsthaus Glarus Museum

12.00 am to 6.00 pm : Tuesday to Friday

11.00 am to 5.00 pm : Saturday to Sunday

Closed: Monday

Tourists Information Centre Address: Bahnhof, 8750 Glarus, Switzerland

Locations: Glarus, Switzerland

UNESCO World Heritage Site from : 2008

Summer Season : June to August

Winter Season : November to February

Total Area : 32850 hectares

Tourist Attractions: Anna Goldi Museum Glarus, Museum des Landes Glarus im Freulerpalast, Town center of Glarus, Golf Club Ybrig, Glärnisch, Kantonsparlement

Things to Do: Boating and fishing on Klontalersee Lake, mountain hiking, walking


Weather Temperature:

Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) -3.6 -2.9 0.5 3.8 8.1 11.1 13.2 13.0 9.8 6.0 1.0 -2.2
Average High (℃) 2.6 4.1 9.0 13.9 18.8 21.3 23.4 22.5 18.4 14.0 7.6 3.7

Nearest Accommodations:

Luxury Hotels: Hotel Freihof (+41 55 640 34 23), Glarnerhof Hotel (+41 55 645 75 75)

Affordable Hotels: Hotel Landvogthaus (+41 55 644 11 49), Gasthaus Richisau Hotel (+41 55 640 10 85), Rhodannenberg Hotel (+41 55 650 16 00), Schwert Hotel (+41 55 640 77 66), Hotel & Restaurant Stadthof Glarus (+41 55 640 63 66)

Distances from Glarus:

Zurich City: 69.3 KM

Winterthur City: 79.3 KM

Geneva City: 347.3 KM

Basel City: 158.1 KM

Lausanne City: 297.4 KM

Bern City: 194.5 KM

Lucerne City: 93.5 KM

St. Gallen City: 124.2 KM

Nearest Major Airport : "Zurich International Airport" is an busiest international and domestic airport of the Switzerland country which is located just 70.5 KM distance from Glarus. Tourists can get here domestic and international flights.

Bus Services: Buses services are available from "Zurich International Airport" (70.5 KM) to Glarus tour.

Taxi Services: Taxis services are available from "Zurich International Airport" (70.5 KM) to Glarus tour.

Nearest Train Station: Ennenda (1.2 KM). Tourists can get here train to to Zurich and Geneva cities.