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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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.