“Schweizer Familie” barbecue area at Mettelbrücke (Ban on burning fire - closed)

It is forbidden to light fire in this fireplace because of fire hazards. The affects also all other fireplaces of the region of Zermatt-Matterhorn.

This “Schweizer Familie” barbecue site is located beside the footpath linking Täsch and Zermatt. It’s a perfect place to enjoy a picnic and admire the glorious landscape at leisure.


This barbecue area is one of a network sponsored by the magazine “Schweizer Familie”. The permanent installation is situated on the edge of the forest.

  • Gather wood in the forest for burning
  • Bring matches
  • No WC
  • Interesting alpine flora
  • Ideal location for watching trains running between Zermatt and Täsch
free entry


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