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The Gornergrat (3,089 m) is one of those places that everyone should visit at least once in a lifetime. The mountain panorama and the glorious view of the Matterhorn are unforgettable. With its sunny observation platform accessible all year, the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| Bahnhof, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 848 642 442
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited Gornergrat by train on a beautiful sunny morning. It was chilly up there, but it was worth visiting. Had the opportunity of listening to three Swiss horn players. The view from there is amazing. Go on your own and stay as long as you...More

Thank leticianora
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The view from here is phenomenal. We took the early morning train up so that we could hike down from Gornergrat and it was fantastic. The glaciers were beautiful and if it is cloudy or foggy just wait a few minutes and it’ll change. The...More

Thank sitcharliesit
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is amazing! It is a "not to be missed" outing if you are in Zermatt or nearby. We bought a peak pass for 9 days and hopped on this train about 5 times just to enjoy the views! There are stops with wonderful...More

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great excursion from Zermatt, 50% covered by Swiss travel pass. Spend half a day, light lunch at the top was very nice.

Thank acmejc
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Gornergrat was the first mountain in Switzerland we visited, & boy were we in awe of such natural beauty. The magnificence of this majestic area of the world has to be seen to be believed. We highly recommend a visit. It’s straight forward too. One...More

2  Thank ChristineB55Geelong
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had the Swiss Travel Pass which reduced the cost of the trip by 50%, so cost each of us 33 CHF (return) We had a nice dry sunny day to do this trip from Zermatt. As the morning went on we did get some...More

1  Thank Sandra59_2012
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is definitely a must do. The train is great, well organized, comfortable and efficient. The views from the top are spectacular even if it is overcast in Zermatt. Great self serve food hall at the top and some great walking trails.

Thank QueenBAus
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just like all the reviews have said before, this is a must visit in Zermatt. Natural beauty all around. Amazing Swiss engineering marvel to make it possible to get to the mountain.

Thank bhargavipl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was the train ride more amazing than the views? Probably not but the whole experience was awesome! Hop off at any of the stops and hike, or hop back on. What a fantastic day!! Well worth it!!

Thank EdH5555
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take the train, great views from the right side. nice view of matterhorn! nice fun place to spend my birthday

Thank Martin H
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Lorna B
July 1, 2018|
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Response from bijurb | Reviewed this property |
gornergratbahn.ch/en/weather/ You can get live updates and a webcam view on the above Gornergrat Bahn site. As Fred stated UV goggles are essential to shield from the glare of sun reflecting off the snow.
June 26, 2018|
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Response from Lonsgal | Reviewed this property |
I don’t see it being a full day, unless the weather is perfect and you do some extensive hiking. More likely, half day.
John C
June 10, 2018|
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Response from dreispharmasl | Reviewed this property |
Hi John, the return ticket is a round trip ticket so far it will cost You 98 CHF to go up and then return to Zermatt. All the best Luigi