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Rothorn, Zermatt

(4.9/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Hike or take a cable car to the summit of Rothorn for unobstructed views of the iconic Matterhorn and other peaks. From here you can embark on one of many challenging hikes, or gain access to varied ski runs. Stop by the Peak Collection, which displays sculptures portraying some of Zermatt's most famous mountains. Learn about their altitude, geology, and first explorations through informational panels in four different languages. Save your visit for a clear day if you want the best views. Put Rothorn into our Zermatt tourist route planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Zermatt.
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  • The views of the Matterhorn from Rothorn,Gornergrat and Kleine Matterhorn are all different, but all equally stunning. Visit all! 
  • The skiing was fantastic but what we found frustrating was there were no maps on the top of the lifts to figure out where you are going what was also annoying was every time we wanted to find where we...  more »
  • The restaurant has had a recent complete overhaul and is now a beautiful authentic Italian with attention to detail and fresh ingredients. Our party of 6 was well looked after by a friendly waiter who...  more »