We arrived at zermatt at 5 pm and we didn't want to waste the day so we decided to take the train trip up to Gornergrat. We caught the 18:24 trip (last one is at 20:00) The ticket costed 168CHF for two adults and two...More
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So never got to see the Matterhorn because of the snow but the glacier was interesting. Prices in the cafe are stupid crazy high, 10F for soup, 22F for airline size wine. Went with friends and had a good time. It was better to go...More
The views from Gornergrat are stunning! Here are a few tips to make the most of your visit. 1) Don't purchase your ticket in advance and don't go up if the peaks are shrouded in clouds since you won't see anything. 2) If you wish...More
We took the train to gornergrat. The views of the glacier and Matterhorn are excellent. Best to go in the morning as there are less clouds so you get a better view. Make sure to take a jacket for the top as it can be...More
Enjoyable journey on the cog wheel train to the top of Gornergrat from where you can see many mountains over 4000m and several glaciers. Excellent photo opportunities. We paid for a local guide to share stories of local history and walk us part way down...More
Visits on three consecutive days. Even on the first one with the tops hidden in cloud the glaciers were still spectacular. The second and third days were clear and magnificent. A wonderful experience. It is also worth exploring the stations on the way up/down. We...More
Another great location to view the stunning Matterhorn. At 3089m high Gornergrat, I felt so close to the Matterhorn and the Swiss Alps. Worth going.
Half an hour cog railway ride is very scenic from Zermatt station to Gornergrat. On top you get 360 deg panorama and the glorious view of the Matterhorn and other mountains. Just need to ensure the weather conditions before taking train at Zermatt. Beautiful views...More
wonderful views of the Matterhorn Massif. Easy to get to by the train, cafe etc at summit. However on a weekend can by very crowded.