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A Sky-High Adventure: Riding the Cable Car from Zermatt to Cervinia!

By Neshij Raje on Jan 31, 2024
Themes:  Adventure  | Category: Places To Visit, Travel Diaries | Country:  Italy Switzerland

Imagine soaring high above the Swiss and Italian Alps, with breathtaking views of mountains, valleys, and charming villages. The Matterhorn Alpine Crossing offers exactly that – a magical journey from Zermatt to Cervinia in Italy, all in a cable car ride.

The Experience of the Matterhorn Alpine Crossing begins in Zermatt, where instead of walking; you get to hop onto a special cable car. This isn’t just any cable car; it’s like a comfy, floating cabin in the sky. You’ll find big windows that let you take in the stunning views as you glide smoothly over the Alps.

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It’s a feast for the eyes, as you start to ascent. The Matterhorn, standing tall and proud, is right there to greet you. Snow-covered peaks, green meadows, and even glaciers unfold beneath you. The cable car gives you a 360-degree view. It’s like watching a live, moving postcard!

As you float over the Alps, you’re not just crossing mountains – you’re also crossing from Switzerland to Italy.

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When you begin your Matterhorn cableway trip from Zermatt in Switzerland, the first place you’ll stop at is Furi, a traditional Swiss hamlet now known for its adventure attractions.

Next up is Schwarzsee, home of a lake and where you’ll get up close to the mighty Matterhorn – an awe-inspiring sight for sure.

The third leg takes you to Trockener Steg before you continue to the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise cable car station. This is Europe’s highest.

After that, you’ll cross the border into Italy at Testa Grigia and Plateau Rosa, before seeing the sparkling lakes and rugged rocks of the Cime Bianche Laghi area. Plan Maison is the second last stop!

And Bravo!! As the cable car gently descends, you’ll find yourself in Breuil-Cervinia. It is a charming Italian town surrounded by mountains. It’s the perfect place to wrap up your sky-high adventure. Explore the cozy streets, try some delicious Italian food, and soak in the friendly atmosphere.

The Matterhorn Alpine Crossing via cable car is not just an adventure; it’s a sky-high magic carpet ride through some of the most beautiful landscapes on Earth. So, if you’re up for a simple yet extraordinary adventure, hop on that cable car and let the Alps unfold beneath you!

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