Every kind of sports equipment can be rented throughout Zermatt. All of the sports stores have a range of packages.
Rent your skis and snowboard in Zermatt at the Sunnegga valley station. Our customers can make use of our cutting-edge ski lockers to guarantee dry boots and secure equipment storage.Details
Blatten chapel stands on a small rise, on the “Blatten" – a rock ledge in the eponymous hamlet below Furi, at an altitude of 1,740 m. This chapel is one of the best known in Zermatt, and is clearly visible from the gondolas of the Matterhorn Express.Details
Welcome to CrossFit Zermatt and Box Valhall, located at the foot of the Matterhorn. The gym, which opened in 2013, is the first official CrossFit venue not just in the canton of Valais but also in the entire Swiss Alps. With a training area of more than 300 sq. m, on two floors, Box Valhall is Zermatt’s largest gym.Details
Rent directly at the lift station. No need to lug heavy equipment. Use our free ski depot with boot heaters. It’s so convenient!Details
The Dunantspitze (4,632 m) lies beside the Dufourspitze. The peak forms part of the Monte Rosa massif, which has about ten summits of more than 4,000 m, depending on counting method. The Dunantspitze (right, black rocky crest beside the summit of the Dufourspitze) in the Monte Rosa massif is Switzerland’s second-highest peak.Details
Furi (1,867 m) promises a whole world of adventures for families. In summer, attractions include the suspension footbridge, glacier garden, barbecue areas and restaurants. In winter, skiers gather here, check out the piste-side restaurants and pick out a favourite where they’d like to finish the day.Details
This small prayer house stands in the hamlet of Furi, beside a small group of old buildings and surrounded by alpine pastures. In former times, mule drivers would stop here before they ventured south over the Theodul Pass.Details
With their twisted horns and long, black-and-white coats, the Valais Blackneck goats are the stars of Zermatt’s summer. A herd of about 50 animals walks in procession through the village every day for six weeks in summer. And of course, the goats have their hotel, too.Details
The “Bernhard von Aosta” chapel on the Gornergrat is one of Zermatt’s most visited places of worship. Visitors from all over the world stop to light a candle and enjoy the soothing tranquillity of this mountain sanctuary.Details
The “Grave of the Unknown Climber” is located in the Mountaineers’ Cemetery. It reminds us of the more than 500 deaths, which have taken place on the Matterhorn since 1865. And of the missing and dead, who could not be found or completely removed after their fall.Details
The hamlet of Findelen was once a “Maiensäss”, where many Zermatt families lived and worked during the summer months, growing grain and grazing cattle. Today, Findeln attracts numerous visitors in both summer and winter for its superb mountain cuisine.Details
The Hörnli hut | Base Camp Matterhorn hut is the focal point of activity at the foot of the Matterhorn and one of the key sites in the history of alpinism. Visitors from all over the world spend the night here before scaling the Matterhorn. The hut offers confident mountain hikers the chance to experience the “Hore”, as locals call the peak, close up.Details
The Inderbinen fountain was erected to celebrate the 100th birthday of the mountain guide Ulrich Inderbinen. The water is deliciously refreshing; the wooden bench alongside invites visitors to reflect on the life and achievements of this legendary Zermatt resident.Details
The new 3S cableway begins operations at the beginning of the 2018-2019 winter season. The 3S cableway means that the gondolas travel between Trockener Steg and the Klein Matterhorn, and they use three cables: two cables support and one cable pulls.
In the interactive Info Cube at Trockener Steg (2,939 m), you can find information about how the work is progressing and see how the 3S cableway functions with the virtual elements. The highlight is: The virtual trip with the new gondola. An experience for the entire family.
The Liskamm is almost 50 m higher than the Matterhorn and has a very long ridge. The mountain is nicknamed the “Man-eater” because in former days many climbers fell to their deaths from the snow cornices along the ridge. Locals attributed the numerous accidents to the forces of darkness.Details
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.Details
The Monte Rosa massif, flanked by glaciers, is the highest mountain in the Swiss Alps. Depending on the method of counting, it has ten peaks higher than 4,000 m, and lies partly in Italy. The Dufourspitze (4,634 m, right, black rocky crest) in the Monte Rosa massif is Switzerland’s highest peak.Details
“Heilige Katharina von Alexandrien”. Z’mutt, Zmutt and Mutt are all names for this huddled hamlet, which is more than 500 years old. At its heart stands this small white chapel, well worth a visit on the leisurely walk from Zermatt to Zmutt.Details
Zermatt is proud of its Old Village, home to more than 30 buildings constructed in the traditional style of the barns and stores of the upper Valais. Many sit on flat stone slabs balanced on stilts to keep out mice. Wonderful for photographers!Details
The hamlet of Tufteren (2,215 m) seems to belong to a long-gone age, with its small wooden barns and stores (“Gadi”, plural “Gadini”). For an authentic photo featuring old wooden houses, a flower-filled meadow and the Matterhorn, this is the perfect spot.Details
This peaceful place of worship stands on a mound facing the Matterhorn at an altitude of 2,590 m. The view from the “Bruder Klaus” chapel at Riffelberg of the Matterhorn and the valley below is unforgettable. The chapel’s profile echoes that of the Weisshorn across the valley.Details
Riffelberg – a charming blend of history and spectacular scenery. Up on the Riffelberg (2,582 m), visitors enjoy a grandstand view of the alpine world, complete with the Matterhorn and many other 4,000-metre peaks. It was here that Zermatt’s first mountain hotel opened.Details
Just once to fly like a bird through the sky – this is what almost everyone wants to do. And this is now possible in Zermatt – with a jump out of the helicopter with a free fall past the Matterhorn. For safety sake, this is not done alone but rather in tandem with the skydiver Marc Heise.Details
An attraction for walkers as well as pilgrims: the Stations of the Cross at Randa evoke a local legend and offer fine views of the mountains around Zermatt, Täsch and Randa, including the Dom and Weisshorn. A place where the spiritual and earthly realms meet…Details
Stoked, the first private Ski & Snowboard School in Zermatt.
Snowboarding and skiing are not only sports that we love but also a way of life. At Stoked, snowsports are our passion, we want to make your winter holiday incomparable and unforgettable.
As part of the 150 Years First Ascent of the Matterhorn, children expressed their wishes about how the future of Zermatt should look. The wishes were locked into a time capsule and it was lowered into the ground near the Gemeindehaus where it can be seen.Details
The chapel of Zum See, the newest of Zermatt’s chapels, is dedicated to St Barbara. The small chapel is located by the hamlet of Zum See, whose name means “by the lake” – but there is no lake here, just lush alpine pastures and small patches of forest.Details
This barbecue area in the larch forest offers a delightful place to relax, and is ideal for families.Details
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