The Glacier Palace in the Matterhorn glacier paradise, at 3,883 metres above sea level. The place where you are impressively transported into the fascinating world of eternal ice. Between beautiful crafted ice sculptures and centuries-old ice formations, you can truly feel like you're in a fairytale!
The Glacier Palace is not immediately visible, as it lies 15 metres below the surface - in the wide glacier field between the Klein Matterhorn and the Breithorn. Here you will find the fairytale world of glittering ice crystals with an ice slide, accessible glacier crevasse and various photo points.
Visit duration: 30 to 45 minutes
How to get to the Glacier Palace: with the Matterhorn Express from Zermatt up to the Trockener Steg mountain station; with the aerial tramway or the new Matterhorn glacier ride on to the Matterhorn glacier paradise
Duration of the ride: around 45 minutes
Open: all year round
You can also stay at the restaurant for a nice meal and drink and enjoy the fantastic panorama at 3'800m.
Photography tips: the glacier paradise is so beautiful and has so many pretty spots to take photos. also here, when you arrive early in the morning you'll have the tunnels by your own to shoot :)
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