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.
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