From Blauherd station, the route goes down to the four mountain lakes: Stellisee, Grindjisee, Grünsee and Moosjisee. Each of the four lakes has something special about it.
The cable cars take you up to Blauherd. The stunning Four Lakes route (4-Seen-Tour) starts from here. After a brief descent, the route heads left to the first lake – Stellisee. Here you can see a stunning reflection of the Matterhorn in the lake.
If you now fancy a coffee, head up to Fluhalp and enjoy the view from the terrace of the surrounding mountains.
The route continues down to Grindjisee and Grünsee. In Grünsee, you can see a reflection of not only the Matterhorn, but other magnificent mountains as well.
The last lake you reach is Moosjisee. It is a very different colour from the other three lakes. Moosjisee is a typical glacier lake, and this gives it its cloudy appearance. From there, the route heads back to Sunnegga.
After a few flowing downhill kilometres, you reach Findeln, where you can once again replace some of those calories you burned in one of the different mountain restaurants. This is just one of many culinary highlights.
Additional information and recommendations are available from the guest information centre on Bahnhofplatz (by the railway station).
Zermatt is car-free. Private vehicles are permitted only as far as Täsch (5 km before Zermatt). The Täsch–Zermatt road is closed to the public.
Onward travel to Zermatt is either by private taxi or shuttle train. Trains depart every 20 minutes; the journey takes about 12 minutes, and ends at the Bahnhofplatz in Zermatt.
Täsch has car parks with both covered and open-air parking – e.g. at the Matterhorn Terminal or privately operated facilities.$
Onward travel: see “Getting there”.