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Go for: Matterhorn Glacier Paradise Excursion
Guided access: No
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise Excursion for all-inclusive access
Go for: Swiss Continuous Travel Pass
Guided Access: No
Swiss Continuous Travel Pass with Access to Train, Bus & Boat
The Matterhorn Glacier Palace is a stunning architectural feat located on the slopes of the iconic Matterhorn mountain in the Swiss Alps. Constructed entirely of ice and snow, this imposing edifice stands as a testament to the ingenuity and resourcefulness of mankind.
The Klein Matterhorn cable car station's 360-degree viewing platform offer stunning scenery of 38 peaks surpassing 4,000 meters, along with 14 glaciers spanning across France, Italy, and Switzerland. Views include the iconic Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau peaks northward, the rugged Breithorn's north face to the west, and Europe's highest peak, Mont Blanc, in the east.
Located at the top of the Klein Matterhorn cable car station, the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise restaurant offers a range of delicious dishes, including traditional Swiss specialties and international cuisine, as well as a selection of beverages. Savor delightful Swiss cuisine amid panoramic alpine views at the scenic restaurants here.
The Cinema Lounge at the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise is a movie theater located inside the Breithorn Tunnel at the highest cable car station in Europe. It offers visitors the opportunity to sit back and relax in comfortable shell seats while watching a documentary film about the history and beauty of the Matterhorn and the surrounding mountains.
The Crystal Ride is an exclusive experience within the cable car system to Klein Matterhorn. Carefully studded with Swarovski crystals, four cabins offer luxurious seating and breathtaking views, providing a glamorous and unforgettable journey at Matterhorn Glacier Paradise.
Skiing at Zermatt Snow Park, nestled within Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, offers thrilling slopes for all skill levels. With reliable snow cover even in summer, this high-altitude park provides varied terrain, from groomed runs to freestyle areas. Enjoy panoramic views of the Swiss Alps while skiing or snowboarding.
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise boasts hiking trails and excursions like the Breithorn Ascent for adventurous hikers. Hikers need proper equipment and knowledge of glacier travel for this full-day excursion, ensuring a rewarding experience with panoramic vistas of the Swiss and Italian Alps upon reaching the summit.
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise Cable-Car: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (It may vary during poor weather conditions)
The Matterhorn Glacier Palace: 9 AM - 16:15 PM
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise Restaurant: 9:15 AM - 15:45 PM
Duration: Plan for at least 4 hours to experience Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, including the 45-minute cable car journey from and back to Zermatt.
If you enjoy outdoor activities and mild weather, the summer months may be the best choice for you. If you prefer skiing and other winter sports, the winter months may be more appealing. It is always a good idea to check the weather forecast and the operating hours of the cable car and other attractions before planning your visit.
Explore the Matterhorn Museum in Zermatt for insights into the Swiss Alps' history and culture. Discover exhibits highlighting the mountain's climbing heritage and cultural importance.
The Klein Matterhorn is a peak located near the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise and offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.
Ticket prices vary based on age, season, and selected activities. It's advisable to check the particular ticket details for updated pricing information. The standard Matterhorn Glacier excursion starts from CHF 109.
Tickets can be booked online through the authorized ticket platforms. Select your preferred date, ticket type, and any additional activities for a seamless booking experience.
Online bookings offer convenience, secure transactions, and the possibility of availing discounts or special offers. Additionally, it allows for planning ahead and ensures availability on preferred dates.
Tickets usually cover the cable car ride to the summit station, return transfers and access to the viewing platform. Some tickets might include extras like entry to sub-attractions or additional activities. Check your ticket information for detailed inclusions.
Yes, some online ticket options offer skip-the-line access, allowing visitors to bypass queues and access the cable car more swiftly.
The Matterhorn Glacier Paradise viewing platforms are wheelchair accessible for visitors. Those with disabilities can also take the cable car to the Rothorn. Once you reach the Rothorn station, however, there are no wheelchair-accessible paths, but you can still take in the views from the station.
You would need 4-5 hours to visit and explore Matterhorn Glacier Paradise.
Experience the 360-degree viewing platform, stroll through the Glacier Ice Palace, visit the Peak shop and the Cinema Lounge, and dine with a breathtaking view.
Your Matterhorn Glacier Paradise tickets include round transfers from Zermatt to Matterhorn
The cancellation policy can vary based on the ticket type. Typically, tickets are refundable or modifiable within a specific timeframe before the scheduled visit. It's advisable to review the terms and conditions during the booking process.
The duration varies based on individual preferences and activities. Exploring the summit station, taking in the views, and participating in additional activities can range from a few hours to half a day or more.