The Matterhorn experience

Your Mountain Time in Grächen

The most famous mountain in the Alps is on just about every bucket list and waiting to be summitted by you. Whether it’s a multi-day hike with an overnight stay in a hut or a comfortable ride on the Gornergrat Bahn – we promise: Your Matterhorn memories will last forever!

Peaks, glaciers and mountain lakes as far as the eye can see: On the way to your Matterhorn experience, you won’t be able to stop marvelling! Europe’s highest open-air cogwheel train takes you straight up to 3,100 metres above sea level – to the highest point of Gornergrat.

From there, you not only have a view of the Dufourspitze, the highest mountain in Switzerland, but you can also see 29 other four-thousand-metre peaks. Back in Zermatt, you can stroll through the town and taste the culinary highlights of the region – the perfect end to your Mountain Time experience.

Your ride up to Gornergrat

Mountain Time Ticket

With the Mountain Time Ticket, you can take the famous Gornergrat Bahn right up to Gornergrat. The sunny viewing platform, open all year round, is one of the top excursion destinations in the region – not least because of a breathtaking view of the Matterhorn.

Best of all: With the Mountain Time Ticket, you’ll get a 30 per cent discount on the journey by public transport from Grächen to Zermatt and up to Gornergrat!

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Must-haves for hiking

Are you looking forward to unforgettable hiking moments on Gornergrat? To make sure you’re perfectly prepared for your date with Switzerland’s fifth-highest mountain, we recommend a visit to one of our local sports shops in Grächen!

Whether it’s hiking poles, functional t-shirts or hiking boots: You can get numerous outdoor essentials, practical gadgets and a tip or two from the professionals on site!

Shopping in Grächen
The relaxing way to end the day

Spa & wellness

Wellness in Grächen: After your mountain adventure, you’d like to unwind at one of our spa hotels? Good idea! Recover from hiking in the saunas, steam baths and infrared cabins, book a soothing massage and reminisce about your perfect Matterhorn moment!

Your day spa experience in Grächen is also bookable for non-hotel guests!

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Just around the corner!

Hotels & holiday apartments

Whether it’s a holiday flat, guesthouse or multi-star hotel: You decide where you want to spend the night while on holiday in Grächen. 

Convenient: From Grächen, you’ll be at the starting point of your next hike in no time at all – and your Mountain Time adventure is just a stone’s throw away, too!

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