Activities & Offers for 2015

150 Years of Matterhorn First Ascent: Great events cast long shadows. 2015 will be marked by events, celebrations, conventions, special offers and an open-air play.


Zermatt will mark the first ascent of the Matterhorn in 2015. With an open-air play in summer, activities, events and a celebration week in July. Among other things, the renovated Hörnlihütte will be christened with great fanfare.


Events during our anniversary year in 2015

“With our 150-year anniversary celebrations, we will be setting a milestone,” according to spa director Daniel Luggen. During the year, we will be holding mega-events as well as larger and smaller events to celebrate the anniversary.

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Zermatt's first open-air theatre

Already in planning: A theatrical performance with a high musical content about the first ascent of the Matterhorn.

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Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis

The Matterhorn Museum – Zermatlantis offers insight into the development of Zermatt. It shows the triumph and tragedy surrounding the first ascent of the Matterhorn.

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Whymper’s Way up the Matterhorn

This black-and-white documentary film was made in 1955. It was created at that time by Zermatt mountain guides, ski teachers, ski school directors and the retired mountain farmer August Julen. This film, which is also a contemporary document about that time, is regularly shown in the Kino Vernissage in Zermatt.

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