Hikes


5-Seenweg

Theme trail | 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.

 9,3 km  2,30 h  286 m  575 m
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Abenteuerweg

regionalHikingTour | hard

This steep trail rewards hikers with magnificent views on both sides: of the Alpine panorama with dramatic 4,000-metre peaks, and way down to Zermatt and into a small, secluded side valley.

 4,1 km  1,40 h  7 m  884 m
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AHV - Weg / unterer Höhenweg

Hiking trail | easy

This path offers glimpses of three parallel worlds: the village, mountain forest and the Gornergrat Bahn cog railway. The trail climbs gently to a level where the views alternate between lush woodland and the rooftops of Zermatt.

 2,2 km  1,0 h  77 m  99 m
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Arigscheis

regionalHikingTour | hard

This hike through the forests above Täsch is certainly steep, but also offers a good chance of spotting wild animals. Perhaps even an eagle…

 9 km  4,10 h  937 m  937 m
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Arvenweg

Hiking trail | easy

This path through the shady forest of Swiss stone pine and larch is wonderfully relaxing. It’s peaceful; depending on time of day there’s hardly anyone around. There’s even the chance of spotting roe deer.

 3,1 km  1,10 h  10 m  547 m
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Aussichtsweg

regionalHikingTour | medium

The views are truly heavenly: Matterhorn, Breithorn, Klein Matterhorn, Weisshorn... A scene that seems to belong in a dream.

 1,9 km  0,40 h  29 m  297 m
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Bahnweg Täsch - Zermatt

Hiking trail | easy

The Bahnweg (Railway Trail) makes an ideal family walk, offering close-up views of trains of the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn. The area along the path is also home to marmots and many alpine flowers including some very rare species.

 6 km  1,55 h  348 m  174 m
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Bahnweg Zermatt - Täsch

Hiking trail | easy

The Bahnweg (Railway Trail) makes an ideal family walk, offering close-up views of trains of the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn. The area along the path is also home to marmots and many alpine flowers, including some very rare species.

 6 km  1,20 h  176 m  350 m
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Botanischer Lehrpfad

Theme trail | medium

Edelweiss, gentian, different orchids: numerous rare alpine flowers grow along this botanical path. Depending on the course of the weather, the blossoms along this trail can change quickly, to the delight of nature lovers.

 3,9 km  2,10 h  868 m  144 m
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Climate Audio Trail

Theme trail | hard

Zermatt’s Klimahörpfad (climate audio trail) leads high into the world of the glaciers and mountains. Audio guides reveal fascinating insights into the climate.

 7,4 km  4,0 h  526 m  464 m
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Direttissima

Hiking trail | medium

Yes, this path leads straight down to the village – as the name suggests.

 4,4 km  1,20 h  23 m  628 m
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Dorfwaldweg

Hiking trail | easy

The Dorfwaldweg (Village Forest Path) offers new arrivals a perfect opportunity to get acclimatised, and is also ideal for walks with children.

 4,5 km  1,20 h  233 m  233 m
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Edelweissweg (Höhbalmen)

regionalHikingTour | hard

Every mountain hiker dreams of spotting edelweiss in the alpine pastures. Here that dream comes true. Along this trail, walkers even spot these beautiful flowers at eye level. The walk leads to one of the finest vantage points in the Zermatt region.

 20,1 km  7,30 h  1542 m  1542 m
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Europahütte

Hiking trail | medium

The trail to the Europa hut starts at Randa in the valley floor and leads across the Dorfbach river before climbing steeply to the hut at 2,220 m.

 7,5 km  3,45 h  870 m  870 m
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Flower Trail

Theme trail | medium

This walk is a real treat for anyone who loves flowers. Depending on the season, walkers may see blossoming edelweiss and gentian as well as many other alpine flowers.

 4,6 km  1,20 h  135 m  425 m
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