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Rothorn, Zermatt

(4.4/5 based on 240+ 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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  • I found the blue pistes here more challenging than the blue pistes at the Glacier Paradise. They were much more narrow and steep. Also, you have to take a "train", a cable car, and a gondola to get he...  more »
  • Absolutely recommended as an alternative to the Matterhorn side even though in the spring only the Kumme slope in the morning is good mobile (everything else is still ranged. I'm glad that the Gant-Blauherd railway has been replaced and the Rothorn restaurant renovated and is passed into new hands. Piste preparation is good
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  • If you are visiting Zermatt, in the near future do yourself an almighty favour and head on up to Rothorn Risorante Pizzeria. Everything is homemade Italian Mama style, the food is superb 5 Star and th...  more »
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  • One of the three routes to the higher altitude. It is less popular than the other two but it's equally good. Good scenery and peaceful view.
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  • Second time very badly served. Beautiful terrace but they sen don't care about customers.
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  • Good slopes for everyone. Something outdated seat elevator
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  • Super views. Fast service on the terrace
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