The small alpine village with its unique Valais charm is the final stop before the world-famous Matterhorn, which can be admired from almost every corner of the village. A mix of hotels and chalets, small typical wooden huts, exclusive boutiques and the huge amount of culinary offer is worth a visit.
The cable cars are always up to date about current situation on the mountains. There is a live map that shows which mountain railways are running and which are still closed.
All lifts open around 08:45 am.
You can also buy your tickets online:
Another very useful source of information around Zermatt is the tourist centre with the office right at the Zermatt train station.
You will receive the latest news about events and happenings in and around Zermatt.
We have two suggestion for a daily adventures what you can do:
We are happy to check the availability for you.
Skiing and snowshoeing in winter. Mountain biking, climbing and hiking in summer.
And always with the Matterhorn in view, which you can admire in all its beauty.
Surrounded by 38 four thousand meter peaks, 400 kilometers of hiking trails, 150 kilometers of bike trails and 360 kilometers of ski slopes, a dream of an active holiday comes definetely true.
The alpine views and the almost endless bike trails makes everybody s heart jump. With the bike ticket you can also take the Zermatt mountain railways up to the heights.
The highest ski area in Switzerland offers you 360 kilometers of prepared pistes on the Swiss and the Italian side. The summer ski area on the glacier provides skiing pleasure all year round.
They are many sun terraces in the mountain world of Zermatt and the owners are mostly Zermatters with roots, who are always happy to help with insider tips.
Once the day is coming to an end, the mountain village awakes and its culinary diversity: Whether Italian delicacies, specialities from the Far East or local delicacies have met every taste so far.
We can especially recommend the following restaurants:
For the night owls there is also a range of bars and nightclubs where you can enjoy the evening with family, friends and music.