Milestone: Zermatt Unplugged wins tourism award


On 11 November 2014, the Zermatt Unplugged musical festival received the sought-after Milestone tourism award (third place).

Rolf Furrer (to the right), managing director of Zermatt Unplugged, accepts the Milestone award.
Rolf Furrer (to the right), managing director of Zermatt Unplugged, accepts the Milestone award.

Zermatt Unplugged – five days of music in the middle of April, over 50 concerts on 13 stages throughout the village and the surrounding region and around 26,000 visitors. Most of the concerts are free and the village and mountain stages give newcomers a chance to show their talent. In many cases, the careers of artists who “were there” take off a few weeks after the event.

The unique combination of acoustic music with a breath-taking mountain backdrop, magnificent spring snow and an exceptional atmosphere ensure that the festival is an event unrivalled anywhere in Europe. As a flagship of the Zermatt destination, the festival offers exclusive concerts and events with a national and international appeal and communication (media value: CHF 2.3 million).

The laudation for the Milestone (3rd place) award was held by Heinz Julen, Zermatt artist and co-founder of Zermatt Unplugged. He emphasised that the festival would not be possible without the generous support of numerous service providers in Zermatt.

New: Zermatt Unplugged Club

Guests can now also register for the Zermatt Unplugged Club. The annual membership fee is CHF 100. Members receive a special PIN that gives them free access to the after shows and parties. In addition, they benefit from price reductions, exclusive information and more.


Zermatt Unplugged: 14 – 18 April 2015
Announcement of line-up: 9 December 2014.
Advance ticket sales start on 10 December 2014, 9 a.m.

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