Zermatt has it all
Europe's finest resort
Come here for the ultimate adventure, all year round.
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Here, we offer skiing and snowboarding 365 days a year. Enjoy endless pistes with a spectacular backdrop of mountains. At almost 4'000 metres of altitude, Matterhorn ski paradise is the highest winter sports area in the Alps.
Husky Sleigh Rides
Experience the unique thrill of a husky sleigh ride on the Trockener Steg, right in front of the Matterhorn, more than 3,000 meters above sea level. This truly exceptional one-day event is suitable for groups of up to twelve people including children over the age of two.
Photograph © zermatt-event management GmbH
Whether a beginner taking your first forays onto the snow, or an experienced skier looking to hone your technique, get the most out of your time on the mountain with an instructor from Stoked, one of Zermatt’s leading ski and snowboard schools.
Embrace the ultimate dream of many skiers - to carve the first tracks in the pristine morning snow. While other skiers are still sleeping, catch the cable car to Trockener Steg. Glide over the freshly prepared tracks and witness a remarkable sunrise. Then enjoy a lavish buffet breakfast and wonder at the awe-inspiring Matterhorn view.
Photograph © Pascal Gertschen
Matterhorn Glacier Ride
Discover one of the most awe-inspiring gondola rides in the world. Journey to the highest cable car station in Europe (3,883 m), on the Matterhorn Glacier Ride for an incredible on-top-of-the-world experience. From here, the views of the highest mountains in Italy, France and Switzerland are simply breathtaking, and can be enjoyed from both the viewing gallery as well as the charming restaurant.
Photograph © Zermatt Bergbahnen AG
Feel like a king just once in your life. Heliskiing in Zermatt makes it possible. You fly up the mountain in small groups to the majestic height of over 4'000 metres above sea level. The flight passes close by the most beautiful peak in the Swiss Alps: the Matterhorn. Once at the summit, you have a kingdom of snow-capped mountains at your feet. But the crowning glory of the whole experience is the descent.
Photograph © Michael Portmann
Get a real bird's eye view of the charming village of Zermatt with an unforgettable paragliding experience. Soar above the peaks and glide gracefully to the ground, guided by one of our expert team.Try a smooth early morning flight with a chance to catch the first gentle thermals or start a little later for the thrill of soaring upwards like an eagle in the suns warm lift.
In the captivating light of the moon, make an unforgettable night-time descent. Glide down almost deserted slopes on the Rothorn, whoosh past the enchanting winter forest and admire the twinkling Zermatt lights below. This remarkable experience also includes a culinary highlight, a full-moon menu at Restaurant Rothorn. Prepare yourself for a descent to remember with a traditional Swiss fondue.
Experience one of the most scenic train rides in the world. The Gornergrat train travels 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. Enjoy spine-tingling views of the might Matterhorn from the comfort of your carriage.
Photograph © Gornergrat Bahn