Matterhorn Glacier Paradise
Europe’s highest viewing platform – and no cableway takes visitors higher! Amazing views from a totally different angle in a glacial world of snow and ice.
The highest mountain station in the Alps is reached by gondola rail to Trockenen Steg, followed by an adventurous cable car ride to the Klein Matterhorn station, which has been cut out in the face of rock.
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 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!