Breithorn, Zermatt

4.8
#4 of 13 in Nature in Zermatt
Scale one of the world's most iconic and photogenic summits at Breithorn, peaking 4,164 m (13,661 ft) above sea level. This mountain presents a challenge even to experienced climbers but offers incredibly rewarding views from the top. Climb only if you have the right gear, plenty of mountaineering experience, and are prepared to pay for a guide. If not, you can take the cable car to the starting point of the climb and simply enjoy the vistas from there. Use our Zermatt online sightseeing planner to visit Breithorn on your trip to Zermatt, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Breithorn mountain is located opposite of the Matterhorn mountain and both mountains can be best viewed from the Gornergrat. The Breithorn mountain is 4164 meters high, one of several dozen peaks that...  more »
  • It is the place where the plan that the child and the talent climb was done was done. It's relatively easy to get to from the Klein Matterhorn, but mountain guides are a must. Because it is a snowy mountain even in summer.
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