Klein Matterhorn

Matterhorn glacier paradise, Zermatt

Matterhorn Gletscher

Matterhorn Gletscher

Breithorn

Breithorn

Restaurant Matterhorn

Restaurant Matterhorn

Restaurant Matterhorn

Restaurant Matterhorn

Aussichtsplattform Zermatt

Aussichtsplattform Zermatt

Trockener Steg, Matterhorn

Trockener Steg, Matterhorn

Matterhorn-Express, Hörnligrat

Matterhorn-Express, Hörnligrat

Zermatt: Aroleid

Zermatt: Aroleid

Zermatt: Air

Zermatt: Air

Blatten › Nord: Zermatt, Zmutt

Blatten › Nord: Zermatt, Zmutt

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Klein Matterhorn

Zermatt: Klein Matterhorn

Blatten: Riffelalp Resort 2222m

Blatten: Riffelalp Resort 2222m

Blatten › Süd: Zermatt, Zmutt

Blatten › Süd: Zermatt, Zmutt

Zermatt

Zermatt

Stafel: Matterhorn

Stafel: Matterhorn

Zermatt: Kirche

Zermatt: Kirche

Zermatt: Oberhäusern

Zermatt: Oberhäusern

Blatten: Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Furggsattel)

Blatten: Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Furggsattel)

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Ried: Zermatt, Fluhalp

Ried: Zermatt, Fluhalp

Zermatt: Zermatt, Kirchbrücke

Zermatt: Zermatt, Kirchbrücke

Stafel › Süd: Zermatt, Restaurant Stafelalp

Stafel › Süd: Zermatt, Restaurant Stafelalp

Blatten › Süd: Matterhorn

Blatten › Süd: Matterhorn

Zermatt: Parkhotel Beau-Site

Zermatt: Parkhotel Beau-Site

Zermatt: Edelweiss

Zermatt: Edelweiss

Ried: Air Zermatt - Heliport

Ried: Air Zermatt - Heliport

Zermatt: Sunnegga Riffelberg

Zermatt: Sunnegga Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Matterhorn (Sunnegga)

Zermatt: Matterhorn (Sunnegga)

Zermatt: Gornergrat

Zermatt: Gornergrat

Zermatt: Wollipark Sunnegga

Zermatt: Wollipark Sunnegga

Zermatt › Süd-West: Matterhorn

Zermatt › Süd-West: Matterhorn

Zermatt: Sunnegga (Hohtälli)

Zermatt: Sunnegga (Hohtälli)

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergletscher

Zermatt: Gornergletscher

Zermatt: Weisshorn

Zermatt: Weisshorn

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt › West

Zermatt › West

Ried: Air Zermatt - Zermatt

Ried: Air Zermatt - Zermatt

Zermatt: Matterhorn Zoom (Sunnegga)

Zermatt: Matterhorn Zoom (Sunnegga)

Zermatt: Bahnhofplatz

Zermatt: Bahnhofplatz

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Matterhorn (Riffelberg)

Zermatt: Matterhorn (Riffelberg)

Zermatt: Kirchenplatz

Zermatt: Kirchenplatz

Ried: Zermatt, Findeln

Ried: Zermatt, Findeln

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Brücke zum Steg

Zermatt: Brücke zum Steg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Blatten: Gornergrat - Gornergrat, Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Blatten: Gornergrat - Gornergrat, Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Blatten: Zermatt, Trockener Steg

Blatten: Zermatt, Trockener Steg

Zermatt: Blick auf das Matterhorn vom Balkon des Hotel Ambiance

Zermatt: Blick auf das Matterhorn vom Balkon des Hotel Ambiance

Zermatt: Trockener Steg (Matterhorn)

Zermatt: Trockener Steg (Matterhorn)

Zermatt: Matterhorn glacier paradise (Gobba di Rollin)

Zermatt: Matterhorn glacier paradise (Gobba di Rollin)

Blatten: Gornergrat - Gornergrat, Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Blatten: Gornergrat - Gornergrat, Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Blatten: Gornergrat - Gornergrat, Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Blatten: Gornergrat - Gornergrat, Gornergrat - Matterhorn

This is Europe's highest viewing platform – no cableway takes visitors higher! Put yourself at the heart of the snowy, glacial world.

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Since 1979, the cable car has boldly made its way from the Trockener Steg to the Klein Matterhorn station, cut out of the rockface 50 metres below the summit.

The Zermatt Bergbahnen AG take the visitors comfortably from the village of Zermatt to the highest mountain station in Europe. After an impressive ride with the Matterhorn Express – gondola without change to the station Trockener Steg – continue with the remarkable cable car to Matterhorn glacier paradise. With only three masts and a distance of almost three kilometres without support, the 100-person cable car glides directly to the summit wall.

The highlights of the Peak Matterhorn glacier paradise are the following: Cinema Lounge with exciting film scenes, an observation deck with 360-degrees panoramic views, a glacier palace with sculptures and an ice chute, a restaurant with Peak Shop and accommodations for mountaineers with minergie-P standard.

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Altitude: 3883m
Accessibility:
Train from Brig/Visp to Zermatt, on foot or with the local bus to the valley station of Zermatt mountain rail.
View: Over the Theodul Glacier and Matterhorn, over Zermatt across to the Dent Blanche, Zinal Rothorn and Weisshorn, through the Mattertal valley to the Bernese Alps – imposing snow-capped Breithorn to the east, Mischabel group to the left and right the Castor and Pollux
Attractions: 3,883 meter-high viewing platform on the summit, glacial grotto, mountaineer’s lodge and guided climbs of the Valais Breithorn
Culinary aspects: Traditional dishes and exclusive Asian delicacies; Matterhorn Peak Shop with summit souvenirs and summit wine from Europe’s highest storage place!
Overnight stays: Bergsteiger-Lodge 5 rooms each with 8 beds
Groups: Restaurant 80 places and Europe’s highest-lying seminar room for 70 people
Winter: Highest point in the Matterhorn glacier paradise winter sports region
Special comments: Accompanied by an expert guide, why not try and conquer one of the majestic 4,000 meter-high peaks in just 2.5 hours – namely the Breithorn! x

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