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Why is Zermatt unique?

Our highlights

  • Unique and breathtaking mountains 
  • Dry and clear air 
  • No cars 
  • 365 days of snow 
  • 125 hotels, most of which are family-run 
  • Our trump card: 38 warm and comfortable mountain restaurants with very tasty food 
  • 155 restaurants in the village with local specialities and all kinds of international cuisine 


Wonderful mountain experience 

  • 400 km of hiking paths 
  • 100 km of mountain bike paths 
  • Nordic Walking routes 
  • 9-hole golf course 1,400 m.a.s.l. at valley level between Täsch and Randa 
  • Mountaineering and climbing 
  • Paragliding passenger flights 
  • 38 mountains of over 4,000 m height 
  • Unique view out over the mountains from four sightseeing points: Gornergrat, Matterhorn glacier paradise, Rothorn paradise and Schwarzsee paradise 
  • Europe’s highest aerial lift to the Matterhorn glacier paradise 3,883 m.a.s.l. 
  • Europe’s highest glacier palace on the Matterhorn glacier paradise 
  • Highest restaurant in Europe with a separate room for groups 3,883 m.a.s.l. 
  • Europe’s highest rack railway on Gornergrat 3,089 m.a.s.l.

Fantastic snow experience 

  • 360 km of prepared ski pistes extending to Italy in winter, over 21 km of summer ski pistes 
  • 70 km of winter hiking paths 
  • 4 marked snowshoe routes 
  • 15 km (Skating) and 10 km (classic) of cross-country ski runs in Täsch-Randa 
  • Sledding 
  • Heliskiing 
  • Overnight stay in an igloo

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