Switzerland has a logo, it would probably be a view of Alpine
Scene. It would not, however, be just any Alpine Scene with
the Matterhorn as its focal point. This dramatically shaped peak
is one of the world's best known mountains and lying at the foot
of this mountain is one of the best known mountain resort the
village of Zermatt. Today Zermatt is a year round gathering
place for international tourists and sports enthusiasts.
in Geneva, transfer by train to Zermatt (Approx. 3.1/2 Hrs), transfer
to Hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure Dinner at hotel.
Full Day excursion to Matterhorn Glacier Paradise and Schwarzsee.
Depart from hotel after breakfast, on foot or with the green and yellow electric bus to valley base station
Take Zermatt Bergbahnen (Cable way ) to Matterhorn Glacier Paradise.
Enjoy 360° Panoramic view of numerous Alpine peaks. Explore
Glacier Palace (open daily 0900 to 1500 Hrs.), admission free.
Lunch can be had at Trockener Steg Cable way. Return to base station
Ride the Matterhorn-Express Cable gondola to Schwarzsee. Enjoy the
idyllic mountain lake.
Return to hotel Rest of the day free. Dinner at hotel.
Day Excursion to Sonnegga Paradise and Rotohorn Paradise
Depart from hotel after breakfast on foot or with Green & Yellow
electric bus to valley base station, Rotohorn Paradise
Take Cable car to Rotohorn and other mountain peaks. After lunch return
to base station.
In the afternoon ride Gornergrat Railway in open Panorama cars
through wild romantic forests and breath taking ravines. At Gornergrat,
feast the exquisite view of Matterhorn.
Return to hotel by evening. Dinner at hotel
Return to Geneva or enjoy other parts of Switzerland
& Stockhorn :
has been a perfect way to discover this most beautiful mountain
ever since 1898. The Gornergrat-Monte Rosa Switzerland's first
track railway, and the highest to run an open tracks in Europe.
The train takes to the vast,snow covered slopes of the Gornergrat.
per person : Swiss France 24 Gornergrat to Stockhorn
& Return (subject to change)
The Zermatt Bergbahnen is the largest aerial cableway company in
Switzerland . In summer as in winter the cableways of Zermatt Bergbahnen
transport guests to three different idyllic and impressive sightseeing
peaks in Zermatt each have its own charm.
Matterhorn glacier paradise - Crown of Switzerland
An elevator builds into the mountain transports sightseers
to the highest viewing platform in the Alps (3883 m.a.s.l.). A
breathtaking 360° panoramic view of numerous giants of the Alps all more
than 4000 m high can be seen in all their glory from the platform
situated on the top of the Matterhorn glacier paradise (Klein Matterhorn).
The highest glacier palace in the world at the Matterhorn
glacier paradise can be explored in a most spectacular way. Open daily from
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission free. A wine-tasting session with white wines
from the Valais is held every week in summertime in the glacier palace at
Matterhorn glacier paradise
Schwarzsee paradise- Touch the Matterhorn
The Matterhorn-Express is the latest cable gondola
built by Zermatt Bergbahnen that bring guests from the bottom
station to Matterhorn glacier paradise in only 12 minutes straight
to Schwarzsee (2'583 m above sea level) at the foot of the
majestic Matterhorn. Schwarzsee paradise is an idyllic mountain
lake reflecting the mountain scenery only a few paces away
from the cable car station with a small Chapel.
Rotohorn paradise - Best view of the Matterhorn
At Rotohorn the Matterhorn shows it's most photogenic side
and an unforgettable view over 38 four thousand meter summits
surrounding Zermatt can be enjoyed. The Peak Collection at
the Rotohorn paradise is an exhibition which brings together
art and the mountains in a unique way. An idyllic mountain
lake can be reached within 20 minutes walking distance from
Blauherd where the Matterhorn is reflected in the Stellisee.
Hiking in Zermatt
Zermatt has so many opportunities for hiking. There are numerous
well signposted footpaths and walks (400 km) going through
pine-scented mountain forests, to the shores of calm Alpine
lakes and to the ice-blue glaciers. More than 1000 different
species of plants adorn the lush mountain meadows above Zermatt
Rotohorn paradise & Matterhorn glacier
A few minutes after arriving at the top, the sky
starts to get brighter and an unforgettable play of colours
can be seen with a tremendous view of the mountain scenery.
After the sunrise a delicious buffet is served in the Restaurants.
Children up to the age of 9 travel for free! With the Matterhorn
Pass you visit Matterhorn glacier paradise and Schwarzsee
paradise within one day. For two days, choose the Panoramic
Pass and go up to the Rotohorn paradise. The perfect ticket
for all sport fans, from 3 days: skiing, snow-boarding, hiking
and biking just as you fancy with the Sport pass!
Zermatt Bergbahnen AG
P.O. Box 378 . CH-3920 Zermatt
Tel. +41 (0)27 966 01 01
Fax +41 (0)27 966 01 00
E-mail: email@example.com www.matterhornparadise.ch
paradise" – Best View of the Matterhorn
The valley base station "Rotohorn
can be reached on foot from the train station or the entrance
to the town in just five minutes. The underground funicular
railway takes just four minutes to reach the " Sunnegga
Paradise" (2288m above sea level),
the sunny corner of Zermatt.
below the "Sunnegga paradise" station there is an
observation post for groundhog surveillance. This is the place
to find out how these cute rodents live where you can see
them live and up close.
"Sunnegga paradise" it's a seven-minute journey
in a 4-person cable lift cabin to the Blauherd (2588m above
sea level). Visitors will find the, Dwarves' Paradise' here,
a leisure area with a wide range of activities and with barbecue
facilities, for young and old alike. Blauherd is also the
starting point for the marmot trail.
Blauherd to the "Sunnegga paradise", various wooden
sculptures depict the lives of the groundhogs.From Blauherd
there's a 5-minute trip with the Panorama lift to the "Rotohorn
Paradise" (3100m /10178ft above
sea level). At the "Rotohorn paradise" there's the
Peak Collection and a mountain restaurant with a wonderful
open air patio.
Best View of the Matterhorn
Seen from Rotohorn, the Matterhorn is most photogenic.
This vantage point also offers a fantastic view of the 38
peaks which rise above 4000m in the Zermatt region.
The Peak Collection exhibition on the Rotohorn Restaurant
- explains the history and tells stories about the mountains
surrounding Zermatt. Explanations are available in German,
English, French and Japanese. A Peak Collection visit lasts
about 30 minutes.
An idyllic lake which can be reached in just 20 minutes
from the Blauherd station. The Matterhorn can be seen in impressive
reflections on the lake.
A pleasant trail takes you past several marmot families.
Five wooden sculptures with info plaques illustrate the lives
of these rodents. Just below the "Sunnegga paradise"
station there's a marmot observation post. Here are all the
opportunities and information you need to see these creatures
Stellisee and marmot trail
Distance: 3 Km
Walking time: 11/4 h
GORNERGRAT-MONTE ROSA-BAHNEN (GGB)
Your visitors will never forget their journey to Gomergrat with
the Gornergrat Railway.
A fantastic view of 29 four-thousand meter peaks in the fascinating
mountain world surrounding
Zermatt awaits them at the top station 3089 meters (10039
feet) above sea level.
Gornergrat, with its unique offering, is fascinating in
summer and winter. For example, how about
a sunrise trip or an extended hike with the Matterhom as your
• Igloo village of Zermatt at 2700 meters above sea
level near by Gornergrat.
• Nordic-Walkingtrails between Riffelalp and Gornergrat
Open Air Enjoyment to Gornergrat
In our open panorama car (seating for 60), you travel through
wild, romantic forests, cross breathtaking ravines, and glide
over blossoming meadows to Gornergrat. During the forty-minute
journey, you have time to discover and experience the Matterhom
all over again.
Evening trip to Gornergrat
An evening trip to Gornergrat is simply unforgettable. This
can be complemented by any hors d'oeuvre your heart desires.
We would also be happy to send to you an offer for a relaxing
journey to Gornergrat with the Gornergrat Railway under romantic,
fascinating moonlight, for an exciting torch-lit ski run,
hairy sled ride, and much, much more. Our partners along the
route will tastefully cater to your needs along the route.
• Riffelberg Mountain Restaurant
Seating for 400 in the restaurant with additional seating
for around 200 on the terrace with its wonderful 360°
• Chami Hitta/Alphitta Toni and Freddy/ Ritti
These charming restaurants with seating for 60 indoor and
around 100 on the terrace offer a Gornergrat, with its unique
offering, is fascinatingrelaxing stop on the lower Riffelalp.
• Kulm Hotel and Gornergrat Restaurant
Seating for 250 inside and another 250 outside awaits your
visitors at this unique location high above the Gorner Glacier.
• Alexandre Restaurant
This exclusive five-star establishment in the Riffelalp Resort
satisfies the most demanding tastes before an imposing backdrop.
(Seating for 80 inside and another 80 outside).
We would be happy to assist you in any way and also prepare
an offer tailored to your requirements.
GGB Gornergrat-Monte Rosa-Bahnen
Nordstrasse 20 . CH-3900 Brig .
Tel. +41 (0)27 921 41 11
Fax +41 (0)27 921 41 19