The Matterhorn, Zermatt

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King of the Swiss Alps, the colossal The Matterhorn rises above the picturesque resort town of Zermatt, on the border between Switzerland and Italy. The mountain's summit is 4,478 m (14,692 ft) high, its four steep faces soaring above the surrounding glaciers and facing the four points of the compass. First ascended in 1865 by a team of alpinists led by English mountaineer Edward Whymper, the pyramid-shaped mountain continues to draw ambitious climbers from around the globe. Less audacious visitors can still access sweeping views of the scenery by taking an aerial cable car departing from Zermatt up to a dizzying height of about 3,800 m (12,500 ft). With our international travel planner, Zermatt attractions like The Matterhorn can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Going to Zermatt is viewing this place via cable ride and experience the glacier paradise and the glacier museum. Your only hindrance at times are the clouds that tend to block the view of the tip of....  more
    Going to Zermatt is viewing this place via cable ride and experience the glacier paradise and the glacier museum. Your only hindrance at times are the clouds that tend to block the view of the tip of....  more »
  • We were lucky to get a clear view of the Matterhorn during our stay in Zermatt. We went up to Klein Matterhorn around 4000m up high. Super cold and the air is so thin that you can feel the... 
    We were lucky to get a clear view of the Matterhorn during our stay in Zermatt. We went up to Klein Matterhorn around 4000m up high. Super cold and the air is so thin that you can feel the...  more »
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