Matterhorn (fr. Matterhorn,on. Matterhorn mountain) szczyt górski w Alpach Zachodnich o wysokości 4478 meters. Matterhorn is the sixth highest independent alpine peak. It is located on the border between Switzerland and Italy (Aosta Valley region, Valle d'Aosta). One of the most famous peaks in the world. Skalno-lodowa piramida Matterhornu samotnie wznosi się wśród firnowych pól lodowych Alp Pennińskich. One of the most recently conquered alpine peaks, mainly due to difficult entry conditions. Four outstanding ridges descend from the top of the Matterhorn: Hornli, Lion, the Zmutt ridge and the Furgen.
Zermatt is one of the most attractive holiday destinations. The ski area includes 63 mountain railways and lifts and over 300 km after. “Matterhorn glacier paradise” it is also the largest and highest summer ski area in Europe. National teams from many countries train here in the summer. You can eat regional meals in small restaurants, homemade dishes.
There are many ski slopes at the foot of the Matterhorn. Be careful when driving one of the many ski slopes, lest you suddenly find yourself in Italy.
Hiking is very popular, and for the less persistent, sleigh rides around the area. Due to the huge number of ski slopes, many cable and railways have been built here.
The highest end station is at the Little Matterhorn – 3885 m, which offers the most beautiful panorama of the Alps. If we want a romantic experience, then you can go up the last cable car, overnight in a hotel upstairs, get up before dawn and admire the beautiful sun rising over the mountains.