Rail Europe is now distributing tickets for the
The Gornergrat is a must-see excursion for
those wishing to discover the dazzling beauty of the Alps. It’s
sunny viewing platform, accessible all year round, makes the
Gornergrat ridge a top destination.
Surrounded by 29 peaks rising
to above 4000m and by Switzerland’s greatest mountain and second
longest glacier in the Alps, it offers a spectacular mountain
panorama second to none.
In addition the Matterhorn Railway, the
peak that inspired the world famous Toblerone chocolate, renders
it so close you can almost touch it.
Zermatt, the popular holiday resort, Europe‘s highest open-air cog
railway has travelled up onto the Gornergrat, at 3,089 metres
above sea level since 1898.
It today departs every 24 min. Each of
the 9,339 metres travelled is an experience in itself and every
second of the 33 minutes of travel time an unforgettable pleasure.
29 four-thousand metre peaks – from the Matterhorn through to
the Monte Rosa – form a guard of honour. What‘s more, the magnificent vistas from the viewing platform, which remains
accessible throughout the year, are all included in the ticket price.
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