There are many sacred buildings to wonder at in and around Zermatt: large churches and small chapels made of cement, stone or wood. They invited you to visit and attend mass.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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