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Rothorn
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Rothorn - Best view to the Matterhorn
Ranked #8 of 75 things to do in Zermatt
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The best view of the Matterhorn The Rothorn is easily reached from Sunnegga in just 15 minutes. From here, you can see the Matterhorn from its most photogenic side. An added attraction is that you see all 38 four-thousandmetre peaks that surround Zermatt. We recommend: It is worth to get up early and enjoy the magnificent view at sunrise! A special item of interest up here is the themed hiking trail “Peak Collection” around the restaurant Rothorn. This special outdoor exhibition of 18 sculptures will connect you on an artistic level with the Alpine world of Zermatt and its many tales. Zermatt’s most beautiful mountain lake The Stellisee lake at 2,537 metres (8,323 ft) is the most-photographed lake in Zermatt. For sure, you have already marvelled yourself at a photo of the Stellisee, capturing the fascinating reflection of the Matterhorn. From Blauherd, you can reach the idyllic Stellisee in about 20 minutes. The famous flower trail also starts at Blauherd. This unique hike offers an unparalleled diversity of flowering plants. Your excursion can be ideally combined with a break at Stellisee lake or the sunrise ride.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Stairs / elevator
Bucharest
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53 reviews
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“writting from Rothorn just now”
Reviewed January 4, 2013 via mobile

iam here up for almost 1 hour and dont want to leave. today as yesterday isvery sunny and warm. really a big joy to sit on the terrace with a hot wine or chocolate. You can eat here specific swiss food.
From Zermatt here up its costing 66 francs per person. first take a train till Sunegga. In this train you cannot sit down and there is no view( its driving through the mountain tunnel). then you take the gondola till the next station where you have to take the cable car ( big one really). when you take the cable car sit on the back side of it( opposite drive direction) so youcan see the whole valey. Here up we found a superb typical swiss saint bernard dog with wood bottle on the neck. he is photomodel so you can make some pictures with him. Overall its worth any franc especially when its a sunny day. No picture can give the ompression of the real view. You have to see it with your eyes.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Spectacular views”
Reviewed December 30, 2012

At the top of the Cable car is Rothorn and the views are to die for. On a clear day you can see for miles as well as seeing the amazing Matterhorn which is around 1500metres higher the the top of the ski area.

Skiing from here is amazing and the runs are lovely blue and red runs with something for everyone.

It is definitely a must

Visited December 2012
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Flemington, New Jersey
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“Great view and hiking”
Reviewed December 27, 2012

Another great mountaintop vista. Take the tram up for the beautiful views and then you can either hike or take the tram back down. We were there on a rainy day and it was still beautiful

Visited July 2012
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Luzern
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“very nice ski area with beautiful views”
Reviewed December 13, 2012

Teh cable car is very big and impressive. It takes you quickly to the Rothorn from where you will have a great view towards the Matterhorn

Visited December 2012
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Geneva, Switzerland
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“Summer stop over station”
Reviewed October 22, 2012

We got off here eventually after a bit of confusion - poorly signed! Then we went for an afternoon hike around to the Gornergrat railway line. It was a stunning walk and easy - highly recommended.

Visited September 2012
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