King of the Swiss Alps, the colossal The Matterhorn rises above the picturesque resort town of Zermatt, on the border between Switzerland and Italy. The mountain's summit is 4,478 m (14,692 ft) high, its four steep faces soaring above the surrounding glaciers and facing the four points of the compass. First ascended in 1865 by a team of alpinists led by English mountaineer Edward Whymper, the pyramid-shaped mountain continues to draw ambitious climbers from around the globe. Less audacious visitors can still access sweeping views of the scenery by taking an aerial cable car departing from Zermatt up to a dizzying height of about 3,800 m (12,500 ft). With our international travel planner, Zermatt attractions like The Matterhorn can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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Amazing View. We had taken cable up and then we had hiking down to Zermatt almost 2hours but it was a great experience❤️🏔🏔🏔🏔🏔 more »
If you are driving to Zermatt you need to park at Tasch and then get a taxi or the train to Zermatt as you need a police permit to drive in Zermatt. What a beautiful place with all their well kept... more »
Always want to be here, just climbing climbing climbing
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