Zermatt has it all

Europe's finest resort

Come here for the ultimate adventure, all year round.

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VIP Gondola

Fancy a touch of Alpine glamour? Take your seat in the Matterhorn Express VIP gondola.

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Photograph © Michael Portmann

Hiking & mountaineering

With 38 four thousand-metre peaks in the immediate area and a 400 km hiking trail network, Zermatt is the most famous mountain climbing village in the region and an ideal starting point for your hiking holidays in Switzerland.

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Photograph © Pascal Gertschen

Mountain Biking

Ideal for children and beginners to learn mountain biking – perfect for advanced riders to refine their technique. There is something here for everyone.

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Photograph © Pascal Gertschen


The Gornergrat train goes from the village centre in Zermatt to Gornergrat (3,089 m) in 33 minutes. From this vantage point, one of the most beautiful mountain panoramas in the world opens up – with a view of the Matterhorn (4,478 m).

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Photograph © Gornergrat Bahn

Matterhorn Scenic Helicopter Flights

Experience one of the world’s most famous mountains up close and personal by taking a Matterhorn Scenic flight with the renowned Air Zermatt. With the choice of 20, 30 or 40 minute flights, enjoy a unique perspective on Zermatt’s surrounding peaks and glaciers; a truly awe-inspiring view and suitable for the whole family.

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Photograph © Air Zermatt

Via Ferrata

Situated high above the village, the three differing levels of the Schweifinen Via Ferrata courses offer something for everyone; Route A is suitable for children aged 10 and upwards, while Routes B & C provide more of a challenge! Possible with or without a mountain guide, and with equipment able to be rented from the sports shops in the village, this is a great way to experience the thrill of rock climbing with less of the risk!

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Gorner Gorge

For those seeking adventure, the Gorner Gorge is the perfect activity! With an experienced mountain guide to lead, enjoy the 1km-long traverse through the stunning Gorner Gorge, including three abseil stations, three zip lines, one pendulum swing and several simple suspension bridges – then afterwards, retire to the terrace of Restaurant Blatten for a well-deserved lunch.

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Alpine Museum ‘Zermatlantis’

Be drawn closer to the fascinating history of man and nature at the foot of the Matterhorn by visiting Zermatt’s Alpine Museum; see how Zermatt’s residents lived in centuries past, and learn more about the advent of the Golden Age of Alpinism in Zermatt, and its impact on the fortunes of the village.

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Photograph © Zermatt Tourismus

Fly Fish Zermatt

Fly fishing in Switzerland has always been a relatively inaccessible activity, especially in Alpine areas.  The Fly Fish Zermatt private fishery helps open up this stunning environment, giving anglers an outstanding fishing experience with views to match.

No matter if you’re a beginner or a seasoned trout hunter, Fly Fish Zermatt gives you the opportunity to exclusively fish this iconic Alpine lake for an unforgettable fly-fishing experience.

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