You will need a Visa for Alaska



Sitka, the former capital of Russian Alaska, offers interesting testimonies from the time when Alaska was still part of Russia. Especially the one is worth seeing cathedralSt. Michael. The Indian Cultural Center in the Sitka National Park gives an impression of the traditions of the indigenous people. Also on the Prince of Wales Island you can find traces of the Indian tribes that were once resident in Alaska.


The capital Juneau is located in the south-eastern coastal strip in the midst of a picturesque fjord and glacier landscape. The beauty churchSt. Nicholas with its onion domes is reminiscent of the many Russian immigrants. The historic city center Gold rush
Historic District
, which was recently refurbished, contrasts nicely with the high-rise buildings in the government district.


In Anchorage over half of the population lives. A multitude of interesting museums, good restaurants and shops make the dynamic city the ideal starting point for exploring the wonderful Chugach State Park with its alpine landscape and in that Potter Point State Game Refugewhere you can watch waterfowl. A 30-minute ride on the is unique Alaska Railroad to Whittier and the wonderful recreation area of ​​the Prince William Sound. Sailing, fishing, hiking, kayaking and nature observation are all available in this area with its many islands, fjords and glaciers. The ride from
Whittier with the ferry to Valdez leads on the impressive Columbia Glacier past. This offers excellent winter sports opportunities with slopes of all levels of difficulty Alyeska ski area at Mount Alyeska around 70 km south of Anchorage. Cross-country skiing, glacier hikes and dog sledding round off the leisure program.