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Protection of nature

The destination of Zermatt – Matterhorn is a highly developed tourist centre in the midst of an extraordinary and natural high alpine landscape. 75% of the area of the Zermatt municipality are nature reserves of international and national importance, and 400 km of hiking trails lead through magnificent high mountain landscapes, some heavily glaciated. Europe's highest tree line, high alpine vegetation zones with endemic plants that are protected throughout Switzerland. The wildlife habitat here is of great significance. 12 headwaters with 86 springs. The water here is to 95% pure spring water and meets the requirements for drinking water according to the Swiss Food Law.

This nature is the raw material for your relaxation. Open your eyes to all the beauty beyond the ski piste and help us to protect this wonderful nature. In the development and maintenance of the infrastructure, our service providers have to meet high specifications for environmental protection.

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