Hiking trail

Furiweg

A quiet road leads from Furi down to Zermatt. A stroll in the pleasant shade of the larch trees can lead to some delightful surprises!

360° Panorama
  • Type Hiking trail
  • Difficulty easy
  • Duration 1,10 h
  • Distance 4,9 km
  • Ascent 91 m
  • Descent 347 m
  • Lowest point 1608 m
  • Highest point 1865 m

Description

Most of the time this lane is wonderfully tranquil, hardly anyone is about. Now and again, a squirrel bounds across the road; the views down into the valley and up to the mountains are gorgeous.

  • Sunny and shady stretches alternate
  • Beautiful woods (larches, Swiss stone pine)
  • Appropriate for children from age
  • Suitable for pushchairs
  • Wheelchair-accessible road
Furi - Moos - Kirchbrücke bridge - Bahnhofstrasse - Zermatt station

(Hiking time in reverse direction: approx. 1h 40)

We recommend:
  • Good footwear
  • Hiking poles (optional)
  • Clothing suitable for the weather (always carry a waterproof)
Also makes a pleasant evening walk (note timetable of Matterhorn Express).

An obstacle-free hike, which is also suitable for wheelchair users.

Additional information and recommendations are available from the guest information centre on Bahnhofplatz (by the railway station).
  • Plan every mountain tour carefully and adapt to participants’ fitness level as well as the weather and season.
  • Weather conditions can change quickly in the mountains. Appropriate clothing is therefore essential, along with adequate supplies of food and water. In uncertain weather, turn back in good time.
  • Inform others of planned route, and whenever possible avoid going alone.
  • Do not leave the marked routes; do not venture onto glaciers without a mountain guide.
  • It is forbidden to walk on the ski pistes.
  • Please be considerate to other walkers and to plants and animals.
  • Take note of the warning signs drawing attention to the constant danger in river beds and along watercourses below dams and reservoirs.

 

Note: The road is occasionally used by agricultural vehicles, so keep an eye and ear open for possible traffic.

Map and arrival