Handegg
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Handegg
Handegg
Village
Handegg
Grimsel Pass road to Handegg
Grimsel Pass road to Handegg
Coordinates: 46°37?N 8°18?E / 46.617°N 8.300°E / 46.617; 8.300
CountrySwitzerland
CantonBern
DistrictInterlaken-Oberhasli
MunicipalityGuttannen
Elevation
1,423 m (4,669 ft)

Handegg (Handeck) is a village in the municipality of Guttannen, Switzerland,[2] near the lake Gelmersee. The lake may be reached by Gelmerbahn from Handegg.

Geography

Handegg is located approximately 75 kilometres (47 mi) east of Bern and 63 km (39 mi) northwest of Locarno.

Culture

Part of the permanent collection at The Cleveland Museum of Art is an oil painting entitled Alpine Landscape: The Handegg, Switzerland by French painter and sculptor Jean-Léon Gérôme which depicts the beauty of this locale still today, as it was during his world travels in the 1850s.[3]

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