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Address: | P.O. box 378, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland (Formerly Rothorn Paradise)
Phone Number: 41279660101
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: From the peak of the Rothorn at 3103 metres there is the most spectacular...
From the peak of the Rothorn at 3103 metres there is the most spectacular view across the whole Zermatt region as far as the Matterhorn. On this walk around the Rothorn restaurant you can draw in the pure mountain air and admire the original "Peak Collection". This special outdoor exhibition of 18 sculptures will connect you on an artistic level with the Alpine world of Zermatt and its many tales
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Great view of the mountains

We did tandem paragliding from Rothorn. The vistas were simply to die for. We also did the 5-lake trail from Blauherd to Sunnegga which was also highly recommended. But if you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We did tandem paragliding from Rothorn. The vistas were simply to die for. We also did the 5-lake trail from Blauherd to Sunnegga which was also highly recommended. But if you have limited budget or time and have to choose only one cable car to ride, I'd pick Gornergrat over Rothorn. But still, it's lovely up there and you should... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I like the Rothorn. The view on the summit is great. In winter you can ski on a very nice downhill, and in summer you have very nice hiking trails. In my view, visiting the Rothorn is a must when in Zermatt. If you only have one day, it is however difficult to choose what to do. I would probably... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Like Sunnega, Rotthorn is also blessed with good views and less crowds. You take the single cable car from Sunnega to the top. Excellent views, albeit very cold and windy. Remember to bundle up. You can use the peak pass for this ride too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

One must switch between funnicular, chair lift and gondola before reaching here. Unfortunately, when we visited it was cloudy day and didn't see much but still nice views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

In the summer season the Rothorn paradise is perhaps the quietest of the mountaintop cable car routes around Zermatt. There is a pleasant cafe at the top with a spectacular panoramic terrace and free wifi to boot. The ascent from Zermatt to Sunnegga is via vernacular railway and gondolas, with the last stint in a single large cable car. This... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Of course it is a great place to see Matterhorn is being liked, but nothing up here in summer I guess...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Easy walk up from Blauherd to Stellisee (15-20 minutes) and a great hike down. Trams and cable cars add up fast so price the Swiss train half price card before you leave home!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The Rothorn gondola gives skiiers as well as photographers, like me, more privacy as it is less crowded. I got spectacular views of the inverted heart shaped Weisshorn mountain from there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My favorite side of the resort. Less people (in mid-april… ssshhh..t, don't tell), because the snow is less exceptional than the Klein Matterhorn at this time of year. But the views are spectacular, there are numerous interesting black slopes and remote red ones.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Top skiing for intermediate/expert skiers. Excellent when the weather is too windy elsewhere in the Zermatt area. Incredible 360 degree scenery.

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