Viewpoints

Zermatt’s photographic subjects go around the world: Matterhorn, Monte Rosa, Rothorn, Riffelsee, Schwarzsee, glaciers, Randa rock slide, grand hotels, and much more. Why not capture such a subject yourself? We can show you where to find these in Zermatt and the surroundings.

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Photopoint Kirchplatz and the Community Centre terrace

Zermatt

There are few photo points as centrally located as this one. It's perfect for taking a photo of the Matterhorn and traditional Valais wooden houses.

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Photopoint Zen Stecken

Zermatt

Do you want a photo of the Matterhorn behind lush green or snow-covered meadows? This is the spot.

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Point Photo Small bench at Höhbalmen

Zermatt

One of the finest viewpoints in Zermatt – the little bench at Höhbalmen.

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Riffelalp viewpoint

Zermatt

The Riffelalp Resort Park is located very near to Riffelalp station. From the park it is possible to photograph the Matterhorn, with two mighty Swiss pines in the foreground.

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Riffelsee

Zermatt

The lake of the Riffelsee (2,757 m) offers the ultimate in mountain tranquillity. The reflection of the Matterhorn on the surface of the water is one of nature’s finest spectacles.

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Stellisee

Zermatt

The Stellisee (2,537 m) is among the most famous of Zermatt’s lakes. The sight of the Matterhorn reflected on its mirror-like surface is breathtakingly beautiful, and is made for magnificent photographs.

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Viewpoint Hidden valley

Zermatt

Locals in Zermatt call this solitary valley – located where lush alpine vegetation gives way to the rocks, snow and ice of the high Alps – the “Hidden Valley”. The pristine natural landscape, with the small winding river, is enchanting.

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Viewpoint Kirchbrücke bridge

Zermatt

The Kirchbrücke bridge offers the perfect location for photographing the Matterhorn at any time of day or night.

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Viewpoint Le Petit Village at Mürini

Zermatt

The view from the edge of the forest, by the Mürini lane, is breathtaking. The village of Zermatt stretches out below, framed by wooden barns, at the foot of the king of mountains: the Matterhorn.

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Viewpoint Old part of the village

Zermatt

Zermatt is proud of its Old Village, home to more than 30 buildings constructed in the traditional style of the barns and stores of the upper Valais. Many sit on flat stone slabs balanced on stilts to keep out mice. Wonderful for photographers!

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Viewpoint Riedweg

Zermatt

One of the finest settings for photographing the Matterhorn at its best shortly before nightfall. The terrace offers the ideal view as the Matterhorn bids good night to the village.

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Viewpoint Tufteren

Zermatt

The hamlet of Tufteren (2,215 m) seems to belong to a long-gone age, with its small wooden barns and stores (“Gadi”, plural “Gadini”). For an authentic photo featuring old wooden houses, a flower-filled meadow and the Matterhorn, this is the perfect spot.

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