Panorama windows, heaven-bound trip to the summit, glacier palace with sculptures and ice slide, as well as a restaurant with shop and mountain accommodation boasting environmentally friendly Minergie-P energy standards all add to this pinnacle of enjoyment.
Train from Brig/Visp to Zermatt, on foot or with the local bus to the valley station of Matterhorn glacier paradise.
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
Overnight stays: Bergsteiger-Lodge 4 rooms each with 8 beds
Groups: Restaurant 70 places and Europe’s highest-lying seminar room for 66 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!