Top 10 Attractions

Zermatt – the Mountain Village of Records

Zermatt lies at the foot of the highest mountains in the entire Alpine mountain range. With the Matterhorn, Weisshorn, Monte Rosa. A single visit to the Matterhorn village is not enough to experience all of the attractions and records.

An excursion to Gornergrat is a must. From here, you can gape at 29 four thousand-metre peaks – a record in the Alpine region. In the mountaineers’ cemetery  next to the church, you can also see that mountains can take their toll on humans. Those who want to immerse themselves in the rich variety of the world of Zermatt will come under the spell of the most impressive mountain world anywhere.

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Matterhorn

The Matterhorn – mystical, majestic, the mountain of mountains. No one can escape its fascination. Neither locals nor guests.

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Gornergrat

Zermatt

The Gornergrat (3,089 m) is one of those places that everyone should visit at least once in a lifetime. The mountain panorama and the glorious view of the Matterhorn are unforgettable.

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Matterhorn glacier paradise

Zermatt

The highest cable car station in Europe (3,883 m), with its new restaurant, sets fresh standards in sustainable development. The views of the highest mountains in Italy, France and Switzerland are breathtaking. The ski area on the Theodul Glacier is open 365

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Rothorn

Zermatt

The view from the Rothorn (3,103 m) showcases the highest peaks of the Valais Alps. In summer, the Rothorn is the popular starting point for a variety of demanding hikes; in winter, the gateway to beautiful sunny pistes.

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Skiing & Snowboarding

Skiing in Zermatt smashes every record: highest ski resort in Europe, snow certainty, two countries, 365 days a year.

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Village Tour Zermatt

City walking tour | easy

The village of Zermatt has been shaped by ancient traditions and modern tourism. The thrilling contrasts can be explored on a walk through the village. Time required: from 1 hour to half a day.

 1,8 km  1,30 h  47 m  47 m
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5-Seenweg

Theme trail | medium

The 5-Seenweg (Five Lakes Walk) is in a class of its own among hikes in the Zermatt mountains. The views of the mountain lakes are superb (with the Matterhorn reflected in three of them), and the trail is full of variety.

 9,3 km  2,30 h  286 m  575 m
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Eating & drinking

Zermatt: this is the swiss alpine village with the largest selection of culinary experiences. From earthy-traditional to haute cuisine. From the simple alpine stand next to the piste to the latest fashionable restaurant.

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Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis

Zermatt

The subterranean world of Zermatlantis, the Matterhorn Museum, reveals the history of the village of Zermatt. Attractions include original houses, a multimedia room and finds from the first ascent of the Matterhorn.

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Gorner gorge

Zermatt

The Gorner gorge is a place of exceptional natural beauty. The wooden walkways leading between the towering cliffs provide a dramatic insight into the power of nature.

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