Space Trip

Stargazing tours

Even if the weather isn’t ideal, the talk with astronomer Timm-Emanuel Riesen is sure to fascinate both amateur stargazers and astronomy enthusiasts alike. He is able to talk about his area of expertise in a way people can understand. From 9 to 21 October 2017, he will be taking guests of the 3100 Kulmhotel Gornergrat along on a journey of discovery through the night sky and into space.

Even if the weather isn’t ideal, the talk with astronomer Timm-Emanuel Riesen is sure to fascinate both amateur stargazers and astronomy enthusiasts alike. He is able to talk about his area of expertise in a way people can understand. He will be taking guests of the 3100 Kulmhotel Gornergrat along on a journey of discovery through the night sky and into space.


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Star weeks at the 3100 Kulmhotel Gornergrat

9 to 21 October 2017

> Book a room and be there!


Daily programme for hotel guests only

5 p.m. to 5.45 p.m.:
Regardless of the weather: tour of the observatory and control room,
including looking at images on computers and Q&A

10 p.m. to 11 p.m.:
Depending on the weather: stargazing walk with lasers outside the hotel
followed by a look through the telescope in the dome

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Dining with the Stars

Every Thursday evening from 5 January to 23 March 2017, there will be a very special offer for those who do not have enough time for an overnight stay on the Gornergrat: Dining with the Stars. This guided tour followed by all-you-can-eat fondue chinoise is a marvellous experience – whether as a romantic dinner for two or an evening trip with the whole family.