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Matterhorn Glacier Paradise

Postfach 378, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 27 966 01 01
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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 open 365 days a year. Matterhorn glacier paradise – a world of adventures. From here, mountaineers and hikers accompanied by mountain guides set off to scale the Breithorn (4,164 m), a 2.5-hour climb up the perennial snows; for many hikers, this is their first ascent of a 4,000-metre peak. On some days, the views from the observation platform are so clear they seem to stretch as far as the Mediterranean. Mont Blanc (4,810 m) in France, the highest mountain in the Alps, towers above its neighbours; the summit of the Gran Paradiso (4,061 m), Italy’s highest peak, is often also visible. The air up here is thin, so visitors should take plenty of time to explore. This is also the summit of the international ski area, open 365 days a year, and the gateway to Europe’s largest summer ski area. The Matterhorn from a fresh angle Up here, right by the Italian border, visitors see a very different side of the Matterhorn. This comes as a surprise: the view is very different to the one from the Gornergrat or the Rothorn, it’s as if the Matterhorn has acquired a new look. In fact this vantage point offers the finest view of the mountain’s south face. Summer training for national ski teams Anyone seeking the autograph of an international ski star has the best chances of success up at Matterhorn glacier paradise. In summer, nearly all the world’s national ski teams train for the speed disciplines up on the glacier, and all the athletes have to pass through the summit station to access the summer pistes. All year: •Audio system on the ride to the summit with information about the alpine world, the cog railway and much more •Observation platform with summit cross, photo point and information panel on the mountain panorama •Inside the mountain: observation window looking out over the Breithorn •Cinema Lounge •Restaurant with shop •Matterhorn glacier paradise lodge with accommodation •Meeting room •Glacier palace, the highest in Europe •Direct access to the ski pistes (365 days a year, including on the Theodul Glacier) •Ski pistes linked to Italy (both winter and summer) •Photo subjects: Matterhorn, Breithorn, Weisshorn and other celebrity mountains •InfoCube - 3S Bahn Summer: •Summer ski area, 21 km of piste •Snow Park Zermatt at the Plateau Rosa •Snowtubing
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Postfach 378, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 27 966 01 01
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

About 3800m high up in the sky with a breathtaking view of the Matterhorn and the entire mountain range. There's also an ice cave there with a tube slide. Also there's a restaurant there with a panoramic view of the entire place. Prices are steep...More

Thank Milan P
Reviewed 2 days ago

The platform for the 360 view up there is small and pack with people. However, it still worth the travel time in the cable car. We bought as well the ticket for the ice sculptures. However, it was way far from our expectation. Not pretty...More

Thank Herbert W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stunning view from this high up. The cable car is expensive, around £100.00 per person. But we figured, it is a once in a lifetime opportunity, so we did it and were so glad that we did. Well worth the money.

Thank Melanie N
Reviewed 4 days ago

The views from Matterhorn Glacier Paradise are stunning! Here are a few tips to make the most of your visit. 1) Don't purchase your ticket in advance and don't go up if the peaks are shrouded in clouds since you won't see anything. 2) The...More

Thank MidwestAlpinist
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited matterhorn glacier paradise which was included in our tour , highest altitude of matterhorn mountain. Beautiful weather and sunny day

Thank harshildungins
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A must see if you are in Zermatt. The weather up there is cools so go prepared and wear layers. Go prepared to hike in snow.

Thank Niloufar M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Totally amazing to view this iconic mountain. It was so excited when the cable car went up and up... A must go attaction in Zermatt.

Thank AliceChui
Reviewed 6 days ago

Weather meant much of this attraction was closed on the day of our visit unfortunately, so we could not see the Matterhorn or play in the snow park. Such a shame so we could not really experience the full offering of this attraction. The express...More

Thank Alison T
Reviewed 6 days ago

A 'must-see' attraction. There is a restuarant and cinema at the Centre; and skiers often travel to ski on the Glacier. We made do with a little walk-about...

Thank David R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taking the cable cars up to the paradise glacier is spectacular! The day we went up we were very fortunate to have clear skies. We had a beautiful view of the Matterhorn. Check with your hotel or the local tourist office for a live update...More

Thank KandyC25
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John M
July 10, 2017|
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Response from Marianne K | Reviewed this property |
The small one from Zermatt to Trockener Steg 8 people, the big one from Trockener Steg to Klein Matterhorn 120 people
July 4, 2017|
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Response from nateb361 | Reviewed this property |
Different views make it worthwhile if you have the time. We went in afternoon for discounted price (but still expensive).
anne h
June 8, 2017|
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Response from life_breez | Reviewed this property |
I would go to Matterhorn of course it is nice and don't miss it