Tour The Valley That Lies In The Shadow Of The Pennine Alps
Explore the dozens of hiking trails that wind around Zermatt and the Pennine Alps
Discover diverse plant and animal life in the shifting landscapes of the Valais region
Travel to the nearby lakes, each of which provides a unique view of the Alps
Cross the longest suspension bridge in the world, the 100-meter Europaweg Skywalk
Choose any hike that suits your time allotment, group members, and skill level
The closest airports to Zermatt are Sion, Geneva, Zurich and Milan. From here, take the train to Tasch ( via Brig or Visp) and change to the cog railway. For a private transfer check out GVA Transfers or Ski-Lifts airport transfers. This is a more expensive option, but convenient if …
The closest airports to Zermatt are Sion, Geneva, Zurich and Milan. From here, take the train to Tasch ( via Brig or Visp) and change to the cog railway. For a private transfer check out GVA Transfers or Ski-Lifts airport transfers. This is a more expensive option, but convenient if you have a lot of luggage.
Zermatt is famous for its world-class accommodation. Ranging from boutique hotels, to airy chalets, to budget friendly youth hostels, there is something for every type of traveler. Expect to pay between $46 per night for a dorm room, to $800 per night for a five star hotel room for two.
There are numerous hikes around Zermatt that are perfect for summer exploration. No matter your time limit, ability level, or traveling companions, there is undoubtedly a trail that can help you discover Swiss beauty.
Each of these trails has different altitudes, lengths, and accessibility features. Be sure to research a hike before heading out so that you’re fully prepared. Keep the fitness requirements—and especially the highest altitudes reached—in mind and be prepared to treat altitude sickness. Lastly, Switzerland requires all international visitors to present a valid travel visa. Questions 3: Who do I contact in case of any emergency?
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