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Lying to the south-west of Switzerland, Zermatt is situated at an altitude of 1620 m. Zermatt is a unique place to visit as it is a car-free resort. Zermatt is situated in the canton of Valais in the Matter Valley. Zermatt offers wonderful vistas of 38 four-thousand-metre snow laden peaks to visitors and tourists.


Zermatt Tourist Attractions
  » Matterhorn glacier paradise

"Crown of Switzerland"
Matterhorn glacier paradise (Klein Matterhorn) is the highest sightseeing point in Europe , which is accessible by cableway! There is a yellow-green electric bus leaving at the entrance of Zermatt, if arrival by shuttle bus from Täsch or from the train station in Zermatt, to the bottom station of Matterhorn glacier paradise. A gondola with eight seats takes you up to the first middle station called Furi. A cableway for 120 people continues to station Trockener Steg, where you'll find a lovely restaurant. The highest cableway in Europe transports people up to the Klein Matterhorn (3883m / 12736ft) to a world of mountains, glaciers and permanent snow. The tour from Zermatt to Matterhorn glacier paradise takes about 40 minutes.

  » Schwarzsee paradise

" Touch the Matterhorn "
The Matterhorn-Express is the latest cable gondola built by Zermatt Bergbahnen. It takes the guests from the bottom station Matterhorn glacier paradise in only 12 minutes straight to Schwarzsee (2'583 m / 8'472 ft) at the foot of the majestic Matterhorn. At the top of Schwarzsee you'll find a restaurant with a lovely terrace and an impressive view of all the famous mountains. Visiting Schwarzsee paradise is a truly unique and unforgettable experience !

  » Rothorn paradise

" Best View of the Matterhorn "
The bottom station of Rothorn paradise is about five walking minutes away from the train station or the entrance of Zermatt, when arriving by shuttle bus from Täsch. The name of the middle station on your way to Rothorn is called Sunnegga, which means «sunny corner» (2'288 m / 7'504 ft). You can get there by underground funicular in about 4 minutes. Just below Sunnegga is a marmot observation area, where the life of these rodents can be experienced at close quarters. A gondola for four people takes you from Sunnegga to Blauherd (2'588 m) in 7 minutes, where the «Dwarfes' Paradise» playground with its barbecue facilities provides fun for the whole family! Various wooden sculptures line the «Marmot Trail» from Blauerd to Sunnegga. From there a panoramic cable car takes you in 5 minutes up to Rothorn (3'100 m) and its lovely mountain restaurant with a beautiful terrace.

  » Zermatt Peak Pass

With just one ticket you can enjoy unlimited travel with Zermatt 's mountain transport to all the viewpoints: the Matterhorn glacier paradise (Klein Matterhorn), Rothorn paradise, Schwarzsee paradise und Gornergrat. Available for 3 or more days at all ticket-offices of the Zermatt Mountain transport system.

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