World Snow Day
On 19 January 2014, the Zermatt-Matterhorn destination will give children a wonderful skiing experience in the snow. On the third World Snow Day, children between the ages of 4 and 14 are invited to enjoy a day of free skiing in the Matterhorn ski paradise.
The International Ski Federation (FIS), the initiator of the World Snow Day, wants to inspire children to become enthusiastic snow sport fans. This year’s event, which will address children in over 30 different countries, will take place on 19 January 2014. At the Zermatt-Matterhorn destination, children and teenagers between 4 and 14 will be invited for a day of free skiing in the Matterhorn ski paradise.
Giving children an exciting snow experience
Service providers at the Zermatt-Matterhorn destination have prepared an attractive programme under the motto “Bring Children to the Snow”. The little guests will be divided into skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing groups. Ski passes, ski instructors and supervisors will be provided free of charge. In the afternoon, a kids’ party with catering and entertainment programme will be organised on the skating rink. By the way: The train journey to Zermatt and back is free within the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn network – just flash your registration!
Children till 9 are free
However, it is not only on World Snow Day that the Zermatt-Matterhorn destination assists children and their families. In Zermatt, skiing is free for children till the age of 9 throughout the winter and teenagers till 16 can zoom down the pistes for free every Saturday. The Zermatt skiing area boasts four Slow Slopes and has several Children and beginner zones. On top of this, the destination was awarded the “Families welcome” seal of quality by the Swiss Tourism Federation in January 2013.
“Families welcome” seal of quality awarded to Zermatt
Wolli, Zermatt’s children’s mascot
Family-friendly accommodation and partners