Rothorn - Best view to the MatterhornSee the iconic mountain at its most striking from the summit of Rothorn. The panorama of 38 four-thousand-meter peaks as well as several glaciers revealed from the top of Rothorn makes it the perfect starting point for unforgettable moments in Matterhorn paradise. The Rothorn is easily reached from Zermatt in just 30 minutes. Get up early and enjoy the magnificent view at sunrise, it is well worth it!Description
The best view of the Matterhorn
Not only the view from Rothorn is spectacular, also the way up to the second highest spot in Zermatt is:
You start your Matterhorn experience in Zermatt with the fastest underground funicular of Switzerland, the Sunnegga underground funicular. In 4.5 minutes only, you will reach one of the most beautiful spots in Zermatt, Sunnegga station. The first Matterhorn selfie on the Sunnegga restaurant terrace is a must. After a 7 minutes journey, in a 8-seat gondola, with a superb view of the Matterhorn up to Blauherd, the last transportation awaits you. Soaring up to 3,103 metres (10,180 ft), cable cars for 150 passengers carry you to the spot with the most spectacular view of the Matterhorn - the Rothorn.
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 marveled 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.
Famous flower trail
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.
Fascinating themed hiking trails in Zermatt
Hiking relieves you from stress and frees your body and mind. In Zermatt, you go one step further, with themed hiking trails that offer fascinating insights into the alpine world. Let yourself be enchanted by the beauties of nature that surround Zermatt and experience the alpine world from a new perspective. The huge variety of subjects waiting to be explored will fascinate you. The theme posts are not only informative but also an artistic beauty. Pack your bags and start discovering.Highlights
- Tour is wheelchair accessible
- Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
- Family friendly
: Zermatt, SwitzerlandDuration
: 90 minutes Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.