Summer News 2018

News from the region around the Matterhorn. The Zermatt – Matterhorn destination continues to invest in the future.

Zermatt – Matterhorn, these are the summer events on the highest mountains in Europe. A Zermatt summer offers 400 km of hiking trails, over 100 km of mountain bike trails, and 21 km of pistes for skiing on the glacier. Furthermore, there is superior gastronomy and many events to round off any programme. And so that the destination continues to progressively develop, Zermatt is investing in the future. The following pages are a summary of all of the improvements for the current season. 

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News Activities

New Zermatt - Matterhorn offers for bikers, hikers and other athletes can be found here.


Railway and lift news

The world's highest 3S-Bahn has been inaugurated, the Glacier-Express offers new routes and in Zermatt there are new train tickets: everything about railway and lift news can be found here.


Culinary News

New concepts in the Snowboat and in the seminar room on the Klein Matterhorn: These are new things among the culinary offers.


Hotel and guest house news

Hotels and holiday accommodations reveal their newly renovated rooms and their new offers.



A redesigned bakery, a new bike workshop in a former nightclub and an expanded range of books in the community library are the trade news.



Two anniversaries, a new bike festival and, for the first time, a cow fight with Eringer cows awaits Zermatt in the 2018 summer.


Winter 2018/2019 preview

For the winter of 2018 many well-known hotels are making major renovations, a new hotel will open its doors, the Glacier Express introduces an Excellence Class and the Zermatt mountain railways introduce on a new price model.


Summer 2019 preview

This is what we already know about the 2019 summer: Zermatt welcomes the Enduro World Series and brings the Enduro World Cup to Switzerland for the very first time.