Sasso San Gottardo is the ideal destination for individuals, families, groups, companies, associations and tourists. Escape the Gotthard road tunnel tailbacks or simply visit us during a day trip.

On top of the Gotthard pass, in the heart of Switzerland.


The fortress until recently classified “TOP SECRET” is one of the largest underground defensive fortifications in Switzerland.


In the impressive and vastly extended caverns – deep inside of the mystique Gotthard mountain – originates the “UNIQUE MUSEUM “SASSO SAN GOTTARDO” with the HISTORIC FORTRESS, the underground cable car “Metro del Sasso” and furthermore the GOTTHARD EXPERIENCE WORLD displaying the history and the significance of the Gotthard.


8 June *) until 18 October 2020

*) According to the announcement of the Swiss Goverment, museums will have the possibility of reopening after Covid-19 Lockout on 8th June. However, we do not yet know which restrictions will be kept and what impacts that will have for us. We will keep you informed later.


Fondazione Sasso San Gottardo

Passhöhe | 6781 Gotthardpass

0844 11 66 00


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Fondazione Sasso San Gottardo | Passhöhe | 6781 Gotthardpass | 0844 11 66 00 |



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About Sasso San Gottardo


Are you lacking a unique idea for your next excursion? We do not only offer you group and team events on the mysterious Gotthard pass (located close to Andermatt and Airolo in the heart of Switzerland) but also visits and/or guided tours for individual guests and families.


We also do weddings! Why not celebrate the happiest day of your life in our exceptional and awesome location? In  our crystal cavern.

Got stuck in the traffic jam in front of the tunnel? Why not take a detour over the pass and visit Sasso San Gottardo? Exit the dual carriageway in Amsteg, Wassen or Göschenen and follow the main road until you reach the pass, it is only 300 meters from the Restaurant Hospiz (Hospice) where you will find the entrance to our hidden world. We look forward to showing you the heart of Switzerland. Do not hesitate to give us a call so that we can make your visit unforgettable.

In addition to the former historical fortress, we have the Gotthard experience where we display the largest crystals ever found. Do not miss this great experience. Discover the heart of Switzerland – which you find on the Gotthard pass in the centre of Central Switzerland, between Airolo (Canton Ticino) and Andermatt (Canton Uri).