The small alpine village in its unmistakable Valais charm is the final stop in front of the world-famous Matterhorn, which can be admired from almost every corner of the village. A mix of hotels and chalets, small typical wooden huts, exclusive boutiques and the diverse culinary offer is worth a trip in itself.
The cable cars are always up to date about current situation on the mountains. There is a live map that shows which mountain railways are running and which are still closed.
All lifts open around 08:45 am.
You can also buy your tickets online:
Another very useful source of information around Zermatt is the tourist centre with the office right at the Zermatt train station.
You will receive the latest news about events and happenings in and around Zermatt.
We have two suggestion for a daily advenures what you can do:
The Zermatters is a mountain guide association and you can find their offers on their homepage.
We are happy to check the availability for you at our reception.
Skiing and snowshoeing in winter.
Mountain biking, climbing and hiking in summer.
And always with the Matterhorn in view, which you can admire in all its beauty.
Surrounded by 38 four thousand meter peaks, 400 kilometers of hiking trails, 150 kilometers of bike trails and 360 kilometers of ski slopes, a dream of an active holiday comes definetely true.
The alpine views and the almost endless bike trails makes everybodys heart jump. With the bike ticket you can also take the Zermatt mountain railways up to the heights.
All our guests also get a discounted rate at the Matterhorn Sport rental shop for ski, snowboards or bilke
They are many sun terraces in the mountain world of Zermatt and the owners are mostly Zermatters with roots, who are always happy to help with insider tips.
Once the day is coming to an end, the mountain village awakes and its culinary diversity: Whether Italian delicacies, specialities from the Far East or local delicacies have met every taste so far.
We can especially recommend the following restaurants:
For the night owls there is also a variety of bars and nightclubs where you can enjoy the evening with family, friends and music.