Winter Hiking with Children

Frolicking with the children in the snow and enjoying the winter. What could be better than a walk through the snowy world in and around Zermatt.


Children love snow. This is how one can get them to hike, just by the way. Take the way through a snowy winter landscape, where it is also possible to see wild animals. Some of the winter hiking trails are also suitable for sledges, so that they are also interesting for the smallest family members.


AHV - Weg / unterer Höhenweg

Winter hiking | easy

This winter trail promises peaceful relaxation in the snow-blanketed forest. It offers glimpses of three parallel worlds: the village, mountain forest and the Gornergrat Bahn cog railway.

 2,2 km  1,0 h  81 m  110 m
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Surviving in winter

Winter hiking | easy

The winter walk from Blauherd to Fluhalp is perfect for soaking up the sun.

 2,2 km  1,0 h  116 m  72 m
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Dorfweg Randa

Winter hiking | easy

Anyone looking for some fresh air and a relaxing stroll that doesn’t require too much effort will enjoy this charming winter walk.

 4,7 km  1,30 h  241 m  241 m
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Panoramaweg Täsch

Winter hiking | easy

The panoramic path around Täsch presents an ideal alternative to skiing, with open views, romantic forests and pure, blissful tranquillity.

 4,4 km  1,25 h  274 m  274 m
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Rotenboden - Riffelberg

Winter hiking | easy

The winter views here are some of the finest in the Zermatt region. The trail leads below the shady Riffelhorn and back into dazzling sunshine, revealing a breathtaking vista culminating in the Gornergrat. A fairy-tale adventure with views that seem to go on for ever.

 2,5 km  1,0 h  28 m  264 m
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Rundwanderung Täsch

Winter hiking | easy

This round walk leads along the flat valley floor around Täsch. It’s ideal for families, for relaxed strolls with the kids and the dog.

 4,4 km  1,10 h  93 m  93 m
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Sunnegga - Tufteren

Winter hiking | easy

This fairly flat winter walk leads from Sunnegga through sparse woodland to Tufteren.

 2 km  0,30 h  64 m  129 m
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Täsch - Randa

Winter hiking | easy

This simple winter hiking trail leads along the eastern side of the valley from Täsch to Randa. Ideal for families with children, pushchair and dog.

 4,2 km  1,10 h  61 m  85 m
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Winkelmatten - Furi

Winter hiking | easy

This winter hiking trail crosses the quarter at the far end of Zermatt in the direction of Furi. Along the way it leads across snow-blanketed meadows, through forest and past romantic, secluded spots.

 2,6 km  1,0 h  241 m  48 m
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Winkelmatten - Zermatt (via Blatten)

Winter hiking | medium

This winter hiking trail leads initially through the forest at Moos and then via the hamlet of Blatten back to the village. But take note, this walk is worth planning carefully.

 3,5 km  1,30 h  191 m  238 m
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Zermatt - Furi (via Blatten)

Winter hiking | medium

This winter hiking trail leads from Zermatt more or less straight to Furi. But is that really the best option? How about a stop at a restaurant along the way? After all, Zermatt is famous for its superb cuisine…

 2,3 km  1,0 h  256 m  18 m
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Zermatt - Furi (via Zum See)

Winter hiking | medium

This winter hiking trail leads more or less straight from Zermatt to Furi – in theory, at least. But is that really the best option? Because along the way a question arises, one that is fairy crucial in Zermatt…

 2,4 km  1,0 h  263 m  25 m
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Zermatt - Ried

Winter hiking | easy

This pleasant winter hiking trail leads from the centre of Zermatt through different quarters of the resort to the Ried area. The clear view of the Matterhorn from here is particularly beautiful.

 2,2 km  0,50 h  228 m  36 m
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