Things To Do In Zermatt

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1. Gornergrat

4.5 /5

5 km
from city center
1 out of 7
things to do in Zermatt

At a height of abour 3000m, Gornergrat is one of the country's most famous vista points, with a view of the Alps and the valley so picturesque, you will remember it for the rest of your life.

2. 5 - Seenwag

5 - Seenwag
4.3 /5

3 km
from city center
2 out of 7
things to do in Zermatt

Literally translating to the 5 lakes walk, this hike is one of the most popular among tourists. It makes for quite a beautiful hike through the mountains, providing some breathtaking views of the serene mountain lakes.

3. Skiing

4.2 /5

2 km
from city center
3 out of 7
things to do in Zermatt

If you're coming to Zermatt, you absolutely cannot go back without going skiing, which is the principle tourist attraction of the town. The skiing facilities available in the ski resort are second to none.

4. Matterhorn Museum

Matterhorn Museum
3.8 /5

0 km
from city center
4 out of 7
things to do in Zermatt

The Matterhorn museum traces the history of the growth and development of Zermatt. Here you will also find details about the first ascent, and the tragedy that followed on the mountain in 1865.

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5. Mountaineer's Cemetery

Mountaineer's Cemetery
3.8 /5

0 km
from city center
5 out of 7
things to do in Zermatt

Mountaineer's cemetery is an emotional and touching memorial of those who have lost their lives on the the mountains around Zermatt.

6. Matterhorn Glacier Paradise

Matterhorn Glacier Paradise
3.7 /5

9 km
from city center
6 out of 7
things to do in Zermatt

At a towering height of 3883 metres, the Glacier Paradise is the highest cable car station in Europe. The mountains of the Italian and French Alps too are easily visible from here.

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7. Gorner Gorge

Gorner Gorge
3.7 /5

2 km
from city center
7 out of 7
things to do in Zermatt

This gorge is formed by the classic natural phenomena of river cutting through rock, in specific, by the Gornervispe's cold, gushing waters over many thousand years. The wooden walkway created at the end of the 19th century makes for a very personal experience with river's chilly waters.

FAQs on Zermatt

What are the top hotels in Zermatt?

There are 558 Hotels in Zermatt which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Zermatt are Chalet Hinter Dem Rot Stei, Chalet Samson, Haus Narnia, Apartment Imperial.1, Apartment Zur Matte B.1, Apartment Lauber, Haus Wichje A, Zermatt. You can see all the hotels in Zermatt here

What are the top sightseeing places in Zermatt?

The top sightseeing places in Zermatt are Gornergrat, 5 - Seenwag, Skiing in Zermatt, Matterhorn Museum, Mountaineer's Cemetery, Matterhorn Glacier Paradise.

How can I commute within Zermatt?

Zermatt is a car free zone. One of the best ways to explore the town is on bicycles, which are available on rent. Old fashioned horse carriages are still used in Zermatt. Solar and electric powered buses also run in the town, along 2 routes, the green line and the red line. The green line connects the lift stations and the red line operates from the Winkelmatten to the Sunnegga lifts, via the resort. Or, the best way to soak in the atmosphere of the city is to simply walk. Being rather small in size, you can cover it quite easily on foot, and revel in the natural beauty of the town.
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