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Sunnegga Paradise

Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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Ranked #9 of 25 attractions in Zermatt
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers
Owner description: The paradise for families. From Zermatt, you reach Sunnegga (2,288 m. above sea level) in only 4.5 minutes with the underground funicular. From the... more » Owner description: The paradise for families. From Zermatt, you reach Sunnegga (2,288 m. above sea level) in only 4.5 minutes with the underground funicular. From the spacious sun terrace of the restaurant, you enjoy a wonderful view of the Matterhorn. « less
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

We hiked from Blauherd to Sunnega, and a little bit further down, but had to return to Sunnega due to weather. Beautiful area with up and down hiking. Saw goats and sheep too. Nice reflecting lakes make for excellent pics.

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Denver
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281 reviews 281 reviews
116 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

The Sunnegga is an underground cog railway that comes out of Zermatt and takes you up high on the hills. From there, you can walk out of the station and see the Matterhorn with an unobstructed view. There is a cafe at the top along with toilets. A great thing to do is to ride up and hike back down... More

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North Yorkshire
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Sunnega is a holiday reps dream. Whatever your interest in the mountains you can indulge them here. It is the end of a training run from Zermatt to ascertain your fitness to tackle the Matterhorn. It is the start/finish for walks of all standards, from a leisurely stroll round the lake, through many routes to and from the valley of... More

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New York City, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The train from Zermatt to Sunnegga goes underground and is very quick (about 4 minutes). The cable car to Rothorn is currently not in operation, so we have hiked up from Sunnegga to Blauherd (about 1 hour going up) and from there took the beautiful trip to the five lakes, stopping at Fluhalp for lunch. The views are stunning throughout.... More

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Hong Kong, China
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

In just a few mintues of express train ride, travellers will be getting very close to the great mountain and could enjoy a leisure hiking around Leisee.

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Spokane, Washington
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6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I stayed in a hotel across the street from the upper entrance to the funicular that takes you to Sunnegga Paradise. Mountains to take your breath away, wildflowers everywhere, and a variety of different trails down to Zermatt make this a place I want to visit again someday.

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San Francisco, California
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Went with my family for hiking from sunnega to the 5 lakes, unfortunately we were only able to complete the 3 lakes(sunnega to leisee , moosjiesee, and grunsee) . For those attempt to do the 5 lakes take note of the following, bring enough water, and poncho it incase it rains. It does help to walk with trekking pole, some... More

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Maalot Tarshikha, Israel
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Amazing place, for families and couples as one. Seems like the lake is a bit human-made, but it doesn't matter, the views and reflections of the mountains are just breathtaking! Please, dont give up when you have bad weather, and come day after as well, it is totally worth it.

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Sydney, Australia
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9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Quickest way to get yourself in location where you can enjoy Matterhorn view. Cold station and carriages. Buffet in restaurant - market on top.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Loved the view they had. Easy to get there with a cable car. Best view of the Matterhorn mountain. The way to Zermatt is easy and beautiful - a two hours stroll. We'll be back!

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