In winter as in summer, Zermatt combines world-class skiing and hiking, a car-free village, traditional alpine atmosphere, glamour and a multitude of activities for non-skiers. And Zermatt is home to the world’s most must-see mountain, the Matterhorn.
All activities in Zermatt
Skiing & Snowboarding
Whether you are looking for technical improvements, build up of lost confidence or simply want to discover in a safe way, Choose your ski/snowboard lessons.
Ideal for children and beginners to learn mountain biking – perfect for advanced riders to refine their technique. There is something here for everyone.
Snowshoe walking is a completely different way of experiencing the winter wonderland of Zermatt. Setting off from the Rotenboden, snowshoeing offers the opportunity to discover the most magical places.
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.
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.
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!
Ski in 2 country
Skiing and snowboarding 365 days a year – something this unique destination, straddling the border between Switzerland and Italy, pulls off with international flair.Enjoy the runs on 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.
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
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.
Enjoy the experience of a lifetime in one of the most spectacular settings in the Swiss Alps.
Experience winter with a difference by having fun on the purpose-built Rotenboden-Riffelberg toboggan run; just jump on the Gornergrat train up to Rotenboden, hire your toboggans from the Rotenboden station and off you go!
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).