Zermatt lies at the foot of the highest mountains in the entire Alpine mountain range. With the Matterhorn, Weisshorn, Monte Rosa. A single visit to the Matterhorn village is not enough to experience all of the attractions and records.


An excursion to Gornergrat is a must. From here, you can gape at 29 four thousand-metre peaks – a record in the Alpine region. In the mountaineers’ cemetery  next to the church, you can also see that mountains can take their toll on humans. Those who want to immerse themselves in the rich variety of the world of Zermatt will come under the spell of the most impressive mountain world anywhere.


Matterhorn

The Matterhorn – mystical, majestic, the mountain of mountains. No one can escape its fascination. Neither locals nor guests.

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Gornergrat

The Gornergrat (3,089 m) is one of those places that everyone should visit at least once in a lifetime. The mountain panorama and the glorious view of the Matterhorn are unforgettable.

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Matterhorn glacier paradise

The highest cable car station in Europe (3,883 m), with its new restaurant, sets fresh standards in sustainable development. The views of the highest mountains in Italy, France and Switzerland are breathtaking. The ski area on the Theodul Glacier is open 365 days a year.

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5-Seenweg

Difficulty: medium

The 5-Seenweg (Five Lakes Walk) is in a class of its own among hikes in the Zermatt mountains. The views of the mountain lakes are superb (with the Matterhorn reflected in two of them), and the trail is full of variety.

 9.27 km  2,30 h  286 m  575 m
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Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis

The subterranean world of Zermatlantis, the Matterhorn Museum, reveals the history of the village of Zermatt. Attractions include original houses, a multimedia room and finds from the first ascent of the Matterhorn.

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Village Tour Zermatt

Difficulty: easy

The village of Zermatt has been shaped by ancient traditions and modern tourism. The thrilling contrasts can be explored on a walk through the village. Time required: from 1 hour to half a day.

 1.84 km  1,30 h  47 m  47 m
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Rothorn

The view from the Rothorn (3,103 m) showcases the highest peaks of the Valais Alps. In summer, the Rothorn is the popular starting point for a variety of demanding hikes; in winter, the gateway to beautiful sunny pistes.

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Sunnegga

Sunnegga (2,288 m) is heaven for families. In summer, the Leisee lake offers a refreshing dip. In winter, skiers of all ages enjoy their first sensations of sliding on snow at Wolli’s park for beginners.

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Gorner gorge

The Gorner gorge is a place of exceptional natural beauty. The wooden walkways leading between the towering cliffs provide a dramatic insight into the power of nature.

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Mountaineers’ cemetery

freely accessible / always open

The mountaineers’ cemetery is a moving reminder of the accidents that have occurred in the mountains around Zermatt. The tranquil site is a memorial to all climbers who have lost their lives here.

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