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10 aerial trams with unmatchable views

By: Josh Lew on April 27, 2014, 12:19 p.m.
Klein Matterhorn Tramway

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Klein Matterhorn Tramway

The most iconic views in the Swiss Alps can be seen through the windows of the Klein Matterhorn Tramway's cars. With an upper terminus at 12,533 feet above sea level, this is the highest cable car in Europe. It offers easy access to the viewing platform on the summit. Riders can make a multi-stage cable car journey all the way from the town of Zermatt to the viewing platform. Along the journey, you can catch views of the Theodul Glacier, the Plateau Rosa Glacier and the Alps peaks that surround the Klein Matterhorn. Skiers and visitors to the ice caves located on the mountain use the Tramway, though most people who ride do so for sightseeing purposes.