The perfect family weekend
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The perfect family weekend

Are you looking for a really special family excursion? Zermatt is organising one you’ll like for the weekend of 8 to 9 September 2018. Take a look at our suggestions.

Whether you're planning to arrive on the Friday or set off early on Saturday morning, Zermatt is easy to reach by public transport. It only takes 3 ¼ hours from Zurich or Basel.

Here’s a tip: With the Junior Travelcard or the Family Travelcard, children under 16 years old accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket travel for free throughout Switzerland.

You can also get here by car.

There is a wide choice of accommodation in Zermatt. You can book one of the family-friendly hotels here, or for a longer stay, how about one of the family-friendly holiday apartments?

Here’s a tip: With the Wolli Card, children under 9 years old travel free on all mountain railways, stay overnight for free in many of the hotels and holiday apartments, don’t pay any visitor’s tax, receive special offers in restaurants and much more.

Friday, 7th September
After checking into your room, it’s time for your adventure to start, with a short walk around the village or a treasure hunt, followed by a delicious evening meal.

Saturday, 8th September
Welcome! Come into the magical, mystical world ofAlice's adventures in wonderland!
On an exciting circular walk, you’ll meet the characters from the famous story of Alice in Wonderland. For today only (stories are in German only).

Register now for this free walk. Families who’ve registered will receive a welcome gift.
Alice is looking forward to meeting all the families in hiking wonderland. Let’s go!

Sunday, 9th September 
This Sunday is a very special day, because it’s mascot Wolli’s birthday. To celebrate, there will be an exclusive Shepherd Brunch and the annual Shepherd’s Festival in Furi.
Book a table for the Shepherd Brunch by 5 September.

What did you particularly enjoy over the weekend? 

Wolli loves seeing your photos and hearing about the adventures you have experienced during this weekend, which can be shared on Facebook in the "Zermatt. Family. Love" group or on Instagram using the hashtags #zermatt and #matterhorn. 

The best photo wins an exciting prize for the whole family.