A Scenic Journey to the Top of the World

Itinerary: Zermatt - Gornergrat Duration: 45 minutes Altitude: 3,089 meters above sea level

The most beautiful view of the Matterhorn is from the Gornergrat, at an altitude of 3,089 meters. The highest open-air cogwheel railway in Europe operates all year round.

Surrounded by 29 peaks over 4,000 meters high, including the majestic giants of the Matterhorn and Dufourspitze, and the third longest glacier in the Alps, the Gornergrat offers a mountain panorama that could not be more evocative.


  • Views of the Monte Rosa glaciers
  • On a windless day, the Matterhorn is reflected in Riffelsee lake
  • Ride the Gornergrat cogwheel railway to 3,089 meters above sea level

We have created different packages to help you start planning your trip. Each of them can be customized to your needs and preferences.

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Here are some of the key points of the Gornergrat Cogwheel Railway:

  • Scenic route: Enjoy stunning views of the Swiss Alps, including the Matterhorn and Monte Rosa.
  • Panoramic views: From the summit of Gornergrat, you can enjoy 360-degree views of the Alps, including the Monte Rosa massif, the Weisshorn, and the Bernese Oberland.
  • Hiking and skiing: Explore the many hiking and skiing trails in the area.
  • Family-friendly activities: There are plenty of activities for families to enjoy, including a playground, a petting zoo, and a mini-golf course.
  • Restaurants and shops: There are several restaurants and shops at the summit of Gornergrat.

If you are looking for a scenic and unforgettable way to experience the Swiss Alps, the Gornergrat Cogwheel Railway is the perfect choice.

Please note:

  • The exact schedule of the Gornergrat Cogwheel Railway may vary depending on the time of year.
  • Advance reservations are recommended, especially during peak season.
  • Food and drinks are available for purchase at the summit of Gornergrat.