News Summer 2017 - Preview

Summer in Zermatt is always full of surprises. There are events and experiences for everyone in the mountains, while climbing or hiking or riding a mountain bike. Connoisseurs and culture lovers also have more than enough to see and do.

Open-Air Theatre at Gornergrat

Zermatt Open-Air Theatre: Including what is certainly the best-known love story ever, “Romeo and Juliet on Gornergrat” will be performed by amateur actors from the region under the direction of Livia Anne Richard. With a view of the Matterhorn. Performances in July and August 2017 from Wednesday to Sunday. At 2,600 m. Special terms and conditions for tour operators.


Riffelberg Express Now Open in Summer as Well

The Riffelberg Express gondolas now also connect the Furi (1,867 m) mountain station with the Riffelberg (2,582 m) station, where the Gornergrat lift traverses. Until now, the Riffelberg Express was only operating in winter.


Storming the Summits by Mountain Lifts: Peak2Peak Ticket

The Peak2Peak ticket makes it possible to visit both of the most important mountain excursion stations above Zermatt, namely Matterhorn glacier paradise (3,883 m) and Gornergrat (3,089 m). A snow experience is guaranteed year-round at almost 4,000 m. You use three different transportation systems: the six-person gondolas of the Matterhorn Express, the Matterhorn glacier paradise aerial tramway along with the Gornergrat Bahn cog railway. From 1 July to 20 August 2017.


Gornergrat Bahn Carries Mountain Bikes

Good news for mountain bike riders: The 3,089 m high Gornergrat can be easily reached by mountain bike riders with their bikes. Each train composition has room for 12 mountain bikes.


Inexpensive Travel for Mountain Bikes

Zermatt offers the most beautiful trails for mountain bikers. The new Free2Ride ticket makes it possible to transport mountain bikes on all of the mountain lifts in Zermatt for CHF 10.--.