Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, Zermatt

4.7
#1 of 54 in Winter Sports in Swiss Alps
Discover Switzerland's iconic winter wonderland by visiting Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, the highest cable car station in the Alps. Europe's highest viewing platform, the station sits 3,800 m (12,500 ft) above sea level and provides unbeatable views of the surrounding mountains peaks and glaciers. Over half a million visitors complete the multi-stage cable car journey each year, lured by the ski area's famous slopes and trails. If you get tired of taking in those sweeping views from the comfort of the summit's observation platform, try to conquer one of the region's 4,000 m (13,100 ft) peaks on a guided adventure with expert mountaineers. Save time by booking your excursion tickets and ski passes online. Before you head to Zermatt, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Zermatt vacation planner, to make sure you see all that Zermatt has to offer, including Matterhorn Glacier Paradise.
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  • I cannot describe the beauty of this trip and the exhilaration of being up here overlooking the top of the alpine world. Do not miss this unique experience.   more »
  • The Matterhorn Glacier Paradise ride was surprisingly long- 30 minutes up before a change to a shorter 15 minute ride. The view is unparalleled, but the sheer architecture of a cable system up such s...  more »
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  • A spectacular experience going up in the cable car. The view from the viewing platform was nice. Was a beautiful day not much wind. The walk through the glacier was very nice and the ice sculptures were excellent. A must do experience. Also you can Garry down at different stations to enjoy the view.
  • If you haven't written a bucket list yet, start off and don't miss adding this one! This is one of those untouched natural beauties that need to be fully seen and absorbed! Alps caressing the sky and some of the purest air you'll ever breathe. Swiss have made a state-of-the-art work setting this attraction up for tourists: the highest cable station in Europe! If you don't get the goosebumps a couple of times during this trip you probably won't get it with anything else. AAA+++
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