• Mountainous Monday,  Switzerland

    Mountainous Monday: The Matterhorn

    One of Switzerland most famous peaks is the Matterhorn. This iconic mountain is also called Monte Cervino (Italian name) or Mont Cervin (French name). With 4.478 meters, the Matterhorn is one of highest peaks in Switzerland and the Alps. The famous pyramid shaped peak gives the mountains his unique character and charisma. The Matterhorn is located in the Canton Wallis and it is a very famous tourist attraction for the town of Zermatt. To get a good view of the Matterhorn a visit to Zermatt is recommended, where you can use the Gornergrat Train to the Gornergrat station (nickname: the Matterhorn Railway) or the Klein Matterhorn cable car. The Klein Matterhorn brings you all the…