Zermatt, Switzerland

Ski Facts

resort altitude: 1620m
ski area: Matterhorn Ski Paradise
height at summit: 3820m
marked runs: 245km
snow park: yes
snow rating:

Travel Facts:

nearest airports: basel 3hrs
bern 2½hrs
geneva 3hrs
milan 3hrs
sion 1½hrs
rail: station in resort

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Zermatt Ski, Snowboard & Summer Holidays

Situated beneath the Matterhorn, Zermatt's eternal and distinctive landmark.

Ski holidays in Zermatt:

Fantastic skiing in beautiful surroundings. Zermatt is possibly one of the best places in Europe for a wintersports holiday. With its wonderful, alpine charm, its extensive and varied ski area and its fabulous setting there is something for everyone. The village is traffic-free and reached by a mountain railway from Tasch. It was a traditional mountain village, attracting visitors, long before it became a premier ski resort.

Summer holidays in Zermatt:

Zermatt is an extremely popular summer destination. The scenery and views are as stunning in summer as in winter, and the traditional appeal of the village wins over many visitors.

Winter activities include:

indoor swimming pools, curling, ice skating, bowling, indoor golf, indoor tennis and squash courts, fitness centre, solarium, heli-skiing, sleigh rides, paragliding.

Summer activities include:

visits to the glacier, mini golf, mountain biking, tennis, climbing, concerts, parapenting, walking and touring.

More info:

Eating out: Over 100 restaurants, so something to suit everyone - there's even a McDonalds.
Apres ski: Very lively, and with a good range of bars and nightclubs to suit all tastes.
Non skiers: many of the hotels have swimming pools. Charming, traditional village with nice shopping. Easy for pedestrians to get up the mountain.