Hikes in Täsch

24 Tours.

Tour Monte Rosa - Matterhorn

Long distance hiking trail | hard

This tour around the Monte Rosa massif is one of the finest long-distance hikes in the Alps. Requirements: fitness and stamina.

 162,5 km  58,0 h  13094 m  13094 m
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Bahnweg Täsch - Zermatt

Hiking trail | easy

The Bahnweg (Railway Trail) makes an ideal family walk, offering close-up views of trains of the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn. The area along the path is also home to marmots and many alpine flowers including some very rare species.

 6 km  1,55 h  348 m  174 m
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Panoramaweg Täsch

Hiking trail | easy

The panorama reflects the topography: the valley floor is deep, the mountains all around extremely high. The views of the Breithorn and Klein Matterhorn are enchanting. A good opportunity to observe the mountain forest close up.

 4,4 km  1,25 h  274 m  274 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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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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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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Täsch - Randa

Mountainbiking | easy

The Täsch - Randa circuit is perfect for the whole family. It leads along the valley floor through forests, along meadows and through typical Valais mountain villages.

 15 km  2,0 h  481 m  481 m
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Täsch - Täschalp

Mountainbiking | medium

The ride up to Täschalp and deep into the valley begins with an ascent of the slopes above Täsch, mostly following small mountain roads. The climb is technically straightforward and boosts fitness.

 9,1 km  2,0 h  955 m  115 m
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Täsch toboggan run

Tobogganing | medium

The toboggan run in Täsch is something of an insider’s secret. The way to the starting point is on foot, zig-zagging up the slope until just before Eggstadel.

 3,6 km  0,15 h  51 m  458 m
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Path to Freedom

Theme trail | hard

It’s not every day that walkers have the chance to tackle the highest hiking trail in Europe (3,415 m). The view of 38 mountains above 4,000 metres is dramatic and inspiring. Along the way, sculptures invite hikers to engage in philosophical contemplation of the mountains all around.

 2,9 km  1,25 h  480 m  193 m
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Arigscheis

regionalHikingTour | hard

This hike through the forests above Täsch is certainly steep, but also offers a good chance of spotting wild animals. Perhaps even an eagle…

 9 km  4,10 h  937 m  937 m
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Täschalp - Kinhütte

regionalHikingTour | medium

This hike requires quite an effort, given total climbs of 1,000 m – but rewards walkers with some delightful discoveries.

 7 km  3,5 h  1074 m  743 m
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Randa cross-country ski trail

Cross-country skiing | medium

If Täsch offers a rather leisurely cross-country ski experience, Randa is the place for a more energetic challenge. The terrain is gently undulating and demands skill and fitness.

 4,8 km  1,0 h  208 m  208 m
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Täsch cross-country ski trail

Cross-country skiing | easy

The 15 km of cross-country ski trails between Täsch and Randa, both classic-style and skating-style, are highly popular. The well-prepared circuits of the Matterhorn trail enable skiers to explore a variety of terrain.

 10 km  0,45 h  260 m  261 m
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Täschalp - Fluhalp (Pfulwe)

Mountain tour | hard

The hike over the Pfulwe (Fluh Pass) reveals the magnificent wild hinterland to the east of Täsch and Zermatt. The steep valley of the Mellichbach river enchants hikers with its arid beauty.

 9,5 km  4,55 h  1018 m  589 m
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Täschalp - Weingartensee

regionalHikingTour | hard

The name of this walk is misleading. The Weingartensee, which means “vineyard lake”, is certainly a lake, but there are no vineyards far and wide. This is a wild and bare landscape, sculpted by the retreating glaciers.

 9,3 km  4,40 h  1079 m  1079 m
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Täsch - Täschhütte

regionalHikingTour | hard

This varied walk offers a fascinating experience of different aspects of the alpine world: views of towering mountains, a surprising variety of alpine flora and a glimpse behind the scenes of a mountaineers’ hut.

 7,3 km  3,25 h  1379 m  113 m
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Platthorn / Mettelhorn

Mountain tour | hard

Both mountains, the Mettelhorn and the Platthorn, reveal totally unexpected views to the west: the summit of the Wellenkuppe with its wave of snow, and the Obergabelhorn with its dramatic rocky ridges.

 8,5 km  5,20 h  1838 m  156 m
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Zermatt Marathon

Trail running | hard

The Zermatt Marathon is one of the finest running events in the Alps. Start in St. Niklaus, finish in Zermatt – with the option of racing all the way to the top of the Gornergrat.

 42 km  3,5 h  2433 m  942 m
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Täschalplauf

Trail running | medium

This open running race has long been popular in Täsch. Combining sport and pleasure, it features a traditional Älplerfest (alpine celebration) on the high pastures at Täschalp.

 7,6 km  0,40 h  955 m  195 m
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Perskindol Swiss Epic

Mountainbiking | hard

Zermatt’s bike trails lead through meadows and forests, over gravel and stones, past lakes, always on alpine terrain. If Zermatt is the dream destination for mountain bikers, the ultimate contest is the Perskindol Swiss Epic 2014, which takes places in the Valais Alps and finishes in Zermatt.

 127,6 km  20,45 h  3234 m  3021 m
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Bahnweg Zermatt - Täsch

Hiking trail | easy

The Bahnweg (Railway Trail) makes an ideal family walk, offering close-up views of trains of the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn. The area along the path is also home to marmots and many alpine flowers, including some very rare species.

 6 km  1,20 h  176 m  350 m
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Rundwanderung Täsch

Hiking trail | easy

This round walk is perfect for anyone wishing to acclimatise to the altitude or simply relax. It’s also ideal for families with children.

 4,4 km  1,10 h  92 m  92 m
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Höhenweg

Long distance hiking trail | hard

The Höhenweg (high-altitude trail) brings hikers to the most beautiful locations in the mountains around Zermatt. Highlights include Höhbalmen and Gornergrat, where the Alpine views seem to go on for ever.

 83,9 km  32,10 h  5674 m  5868 m
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