Sunnegga / Rothorn – panoramic views

Zermatt

Zermatt: Edelweiss

Zermatt: Edelweiss

Blatten › Nord: Zermatt, Zmutt

Blatten › Nord: Zermatt, Zmutt

Stafel: Matterhorn

Stafel: Matterhorn

Blatten › Süd: Zermatt, Zmutt

Blatten › Süd: Zermatt, Zmutt

Blatten › Süd: Matterhorn

Blatten › Süd: Matterhorn

Zermatt: Air

Zermatt: Air

Zermatt: Matterhorn (Riffelberg)

Zermatt: Matterhorn (Riffelberg)

Stafel › Süd: Zermatt, Restaurant Stafelalp

Stafel › Süd: Zermatt, Restaurant Stafelalp

Zermatt

Zermatt

Zermatt: Kirche

Zermatt: Kirche

Zermatt: Parkhotel Beau-Site

Zermatt: Parkhotel Beau-Site

Zermatt: Weisshorn

Zermatt: Weisshorn

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Klein Matterhorn

Zermatt: Klein Matterhorn

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Wollipark Sunnegga

Zermatt: Wollipark Sunnegga

Zermatt: Gornergrat

Zermatt: Gornergrat

Zermatt: Sunnegga Riffelberg

Zermatt: Sunnegga Riffelberg

Zermatt: Brücke zum Steg

Zermatt: Brücke zum Steg

Zermatt: Bahnhofplatz

Zermatt: Bahnhofplatz

Zermatt: Oberhäusern

Zermatt: Oberhäusern

Zermatt: Zermatt, Kirchbrücke

Zermatt: Zermatt, Kirchbrücke

Zermatt: Sunnegga (Hohtälli)

Zermatt: Sunnegga (Hohtälli)

Blatten › Süd: Zermatt, Restaurant Alphitta

Blatten › Süd: Zermatt, Restaurant Alphitta

Zermatt: Aroleid

Zermatt: Aroleid

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt › West

Zermatt › West

Blatten: Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Furggsattel)

Blatten: Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Furggsattel)

Blatten: Riffelalp Resort 2222m

Blatten: Riffelalp Resort 2222m

Zermatt: Kirchenplatz

Zermatt: Kirchenplatz

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Ried: Air Zermatt - Zermatt

Ried: Air Zermatt - Zermatt

Ried: Zermatt, Findeln

Ried: Zermatt, Findeln

Blatten: Gornergrat - Gornergrat, Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Blatten: Gornergrat - Gornergrat, Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Matterhorn (Sunnegga)

Zermatt: Matterhorn (Sunnegga)

Ried: Air Zermatt - Heliport

Ried: Air Zermatt - Heliport

Zermatt › Süd-West: Matterhorn

Zermatt › Süd-West: Matterhorn

Ried: Zermatt, Fluhalp

Ried: Zermatt, Fluhalp

Blatten: Zermatt, Trockener Steg

Blatten: Zermatt, Trockener Steg

Zermatt: Trockener Steg (Matterhorn)

Zermatt: Trockener Steg (Matterhorn)

Blatten: Gornergrat - Gornergrat, Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Blatten: Gornergrat - Gornergrat, Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Blatten: Gornergrat - Gornergrat, Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Blatten: Gornergrat - Gornergrat, Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Matterhorn Zoom (Sunnegga)

Zermatt: Matterhorn Zoom (Sunnegga)

Zermatt: Matterhorn glacier paradise (Gobba di Rollin)

Zermatt: Matterhorn glacier paradise (Gobba di Rollin)

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergletscher

Zermatt: Gornergletscher

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Blick auf das Matterhorn vom Balkon des Hotel Ambiance

Zermatt: Blick auf das Matterhorn vom Balkon des Hotel Ambiance

Many say that views of the Matterhorn are best viewed from this spot as they reveal its perfect form... which could well be true. But the mountains to the east of Zermatt are all pretty much perfect vantage points!

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The mountain trip commences with the underground funicular to Sunnegga. Close by you discover marmot observation points – and mini funicular rail takes you down to the idyllic Leisee lake.

The journey continues with gondola rail to Blauherd. A walk along the marmots theme trail leads back to Sunnegga – and the Seenweg lake path to the valley of the Findel Glacier.

Finally, a large cable car takes visitors to the Unterrothorns summit – from where stunning views comprise many of the 38 four-thousand-meter-high-peaks surrounding Valais.

Information

Altitude: 3104m
Accessibility: Train from Brig/Visp to Zermatt, on foot to the Sunegga valley station in the mountain, funicular rail, chairlift / gondola rail, cable car to the Rothorn
View: Over Zermatt as far as the Obergabelhorn, Zinalrothorn and Weisshorn, with Bernese Alps in the background, over the Findel Glacier to the Rimpfischhorn and Strahlhorn, as well as Monte Rosa ridge and naturally the Matterhorn
Attractions: Sunrise trips, Leisee children’s playground, lakeside hikes as far as Riffelalp and the Gornergrat mountain rail
Culinary aspects: Mountain restaurants all along the way and sun terraces boasting beautiful mountain views
Overnight stays: No possible accommodation in Sunnegga, Blauherd and Rothorn; rooms and tourist dormitory in Fluhalp, Grünsee 5 double rooms and tourist dormitory
Groups: Rothorn 2 halls each with room for 76 people; Blauherd Blue Lounge; Sunegga 192, 140 and 100 places, meetings up until 200 people, meeting room
Winter: Winter sports region Rothorn Paradise, connected with Gornergrat and Matterhorn Paradise
Special comments: The Matterhorn is viewed here from what’s probably its most photogenic angle!

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