Hiking around Zermatt
Enjoy the tranquillity and beauty of summer hiking trails around Zermatt. Whether through fairy-tale forests, up to dreamy hamlets or in high mountain location, Zermatt offers 400 kilometres of hiking trails for everyone. You can start your hike in Zermatt or go with one of the numerous mountain trains or gondolas to higher altitudes and start from there to discover one of the well-marked and maintained hiking trails. The highest paths lead you far above the tree line up to 3100 meters above sea level and offer breath-taking views of glaciers and the high mountains around Zermatt. Ibex, chamois and marmots are observed frequently. And with a little luck you will discover a edelweiss along the way. For your culinary needs, there are many small, mostly family-run, restaurants and mountain huts along the hiking trails.