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Mountain Excursions Switzerland


Gornergrat
Peaks over 4000 m as far as the eye can see

Switzerland not only has the highest mountains, but also the prettiest railways. If you want to combine both, then climb on board the Gornergrat Railway in Zermatt. The highest open-air rack railway in Europe climbs past Swiss stone pine and larch forests up to a height of 3089 metres. Once you reach the top you can enjoy breathtaking, all-round views of 29 peaks above 4000 metres, with the Matterhorn right in the centre.  

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Pilatus
360° Switzerland on Lucerne’s doorstep


Lucerne’s «own» mountain has so many stunning sides: the aerial cableway and panorama gondolas from Kriens to Pilatus Kulm with stunning views – breathtaking panoramic views over the lakes of Central Switzerland, not to mention the Alps – no fewer than 73 mountain peaks (count them for yourself!). And finally a trip on the world’s steepest cogwheel railway from Pilatus Kulm to Alpnachstad or Kriens.

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Matterhorn Glacier Paradise
Highest sightseeing platfrom in Europe

Panoramic views of 38 four-thousand-meter-high peaks – a chance to immerse yourself in a Glacier Palace 15 m below the surface of the ice – Europe’s highest restaurant at 3883 m above sea level! Europe’s highest cable car will whisk them away over gaping glacial crevasses up to the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise and a breathtakingly beautiful world of eternal ice and snow!
 

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Rochers-de Naye
Riviera panorama and Marmot’s Paradise


After a journey to remember on the rack railway, apart from a unique panorama overlooking Lake Geneva and the Alps, the peak of Rochers-de-Naye also offers Marmot’s Paradise with its Education Centre. This special corner of the Alpine world enables you to watch these cute little animals from Asia, Europe and North America that are loved by all in their parks high above Montreux.

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Schilthorn
007 film location with a 360Ëš panoramic view


Enjoy the mountains, real wilderness and a breathtaking view of the Bernese Oberland on Mount Schilthorn, which became famous around the world thanks to the James Bond film «On Her Majesty’s Secret Service». You can be up on the Schilthorn (2970 m) in just 32 minutes from Stechelberg (864 m). In our revolving restaurant, we can offer a large A-la-carte menu, our famous James Bond breakfast and the best view over Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau.

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Titlis
Experience snow and fun all year round

The highest glacier excursion in the Lake Lucerne region is conveniently located, just a short distance from Lucerne. The highlights of the trip has to be riding on the world’s first revolving cable car; a visit to the Titlis Glacier Cave with all its secrets; an «Ice Flyer» chairlift trip over open glacier crevasses; the breathtaking panorama, as well as the unique Titlis Glacier Park, where you can try out various snowtoys for sliding downhill. 
 

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