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The best view of the Matterhorn The Rothorn is easily reached from Sunnegga in just 15 minutes. From here, you can see the Matterhorn from its most photogenic side. An added attraction is that you see all 38 four-thousandmetre peaks that surround...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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Reviewed September 21, 2013

A perfect day! Took the triple transportation up to top of Rothorn. Enjoyed fabulous views of the Matterhorn. Then we rode back to Blauherd and on the hike to Fluhalp (where we had a great meal with a fabulous view of the Matterhorn) we had...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2018

We took the lift up to Blauherd and hiked to Fluhalp. Easy hike and beautiful views of the Matterhorn and Lake Stellisee. Cute mountain hut and restaurant at Fluhalp. Would love to spend a night there next time!

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Reviewed February 3, 2018

This is the largest cable car I’ve ever seen. Hold a almost 200. The don’t pack it tight. Access to great ski terrain both on and off piste.

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Reviewed January 15, 2018

It takes you quite a bit of time from Zermatt station to Rothorn but it is worth it. You will find black, red and blue slopes for all kind skier/snowboarder level and some decent spots for free-riding. Personally, I prefer the Rothorn area way more...More

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Reviewed January 5, 2018

Great Italian restaurant on top of a mountain. Very friendly and professional waiters, excellent pizza and pasta, to stay longer or just for a quick bite. Kids friendly.

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Reviewed December 14, 2017

Rothorn is about 3100 meters high, and offers fabulous vistas of the Matterhorn. The best view on offer is undoubtedly at sunrise, which falls on one of the four faces and gradually illuminates the others. It is conveniently accessible from Zermatt by the Zermatt Bergbahnen...More

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Reviewed December 4, 2017

Only if you ski. Otherwise there is nothing to see or do on Rothorn. The gondola ride was the usual.

Thank CYKL
Reviewed November 1, 2017

We went by gondola up, had there little snacks and hiked down till Stelli lake. Absolute amazing hike but not sure if I wanted to hike up. I love better down hiking as up hiking. From stelli lake we went till grün see and after...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

We went up to the top by funicular and cables cars, the views are good, but not as spectacular as the Gornergrat, that said, we then came down to Blauherd and did the five lakes walk down to Sunnegga. Well worth doing, although the walk...More

Thank JEAN M
Reviewed September 8, 2017

If you love mountains like I do, you will love Rothorn as well. As a matter of fact, you would love the Alps for sure.

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Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

Like the other major attractions in Zermatt- Gonegrat and Glacier Paradise, Rothorn boasts it's fair share of spectacular vistas and beautiful scenery of the Swiss Alps. In my opinion, the highlight was Stellisee near the Blauherd stop. We were lucky to encounter calm weather and...More

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