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Matterhorn Glacier Paradise

Open today: 09:30 - 16:05
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The highest cable car station in Europe (3,883 m), with its new restaurant, sets fresh standards in sustainable development. The views of the highest mountains in Italy, France and Switzerland are breathtaking. The ski area on the Theodul Glacier is...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Postfach 378, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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+41 27 966 01 01
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Every place, town and beautiful Alps in Switzerland surprises me every time and Matterhorn is one of a kind. The way upto matterhorn is long but worth every second for all the views you get from cable car. A must must visit place.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mackbebo
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went during the first week of december. The cable car up is huge and very new. Gets you very close to the Matterhorn and the surroundings. Must do! Do it on a clear sky, sunny weather. Ticket is quite expensive.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wingsneak
Reviewed 6 days ago

Zermatt, is the last train stop in the alps. Absolutely rich in atmosphere, wealth, beautiful scenery, and now in the winter, a magical, winter wonderland for all to enjoy. As a non skier, I managed to fill my time here no problem. The shopping is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gillian p
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went up on a cloudy day, I enjoyed the views, when the clouds cleared but it suits skiers more than hikers ! Although there was a hike group who climbed the nearby mountain. Very impressive.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank IrishDee79
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be prepared to be gob smacked by the scenery. Gondola rides to the top take about 30 minutes. The last one is brand new and has heated seats - bonus. Make sure to visit the ice palace and be prepared to be cold.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rama1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One can visit to see the live glaciers in the mountains. There are many glaciers through out this mountain. Can be seen through cable car.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mahesh_Khopkar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It really is a Glaciers paradise! Stunning views the whole way up and down! It’s the worlds highest cableway and it is amazing. See skiers below and gaze at the glaciers and snow capped mountains around. Get the vip package and treat yourself with champagne...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank bbluxetravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

The peak with Europe’s highest mountain station soars 3,883 metres above sea level. The peak lift takes you up to the 360º viewing platform. The view from there is like paradise.You can see an incredible 38 four-thousand-metre peaks and 14 glaciers. And a must-see in...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Smart_Traveller_Aust
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is definitely worth buying tickets for. If you're driving you'll have to park in the town before Zermatt, as its a car-less town. There are little taxis that can get you all around the town though. The cable car ride was incredible. The first...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank davidrK1670QU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing views in the cable car (sunny day) and at the viewing food. Delicious food in the restaurant. There are some upgrades to the ice palace with some nice color lights and an ice cave slide! That was really fun though short. In November, the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank bokensha-kanji
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JennNutting
24 October 2018|
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Response from Klaus_AKA_R_Nalle | Reviewed this property |
Eat and drink, admire view, take a stroll make some pictures, ski and there are ice sculptures inside the glacier. You have a last departure time around 17.00 to 18.00 so two to three hours up there will be enough. Its cold... More
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Mario S
13 September 2018|
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Response from CLTexasTraveler | Reviewed this property |
Just read on TripAdvisor it takes 47 minutes. It takes three gondola rides from Zermatt. We stayed awhile at the second level to adjust to the altitude. Bathrooms on top are not free. Have fun. It is beautiful up there.
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365GillC2018
25 August 2018|
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Response from haydenwoodlawn | Reviewed this property |
I was there August 12 and the earliest lift up from Zermatt was 6:30am according to the tourist info bureau. They would be the best to contact in case this has changed recently.
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