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Zermatt

Switzerland

Cosmopolitan, elegant and snow sure, Zermatt is set high in the Swiss Valais at the foot of the majestic Matterhorn. Its high altitude location (it has the longest ski season in the Alps) means skiing here is fantastic throughout the whole season.

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Highlights

The ski resort of Zermatt has plenty to offer the whole family both on and off the slopes. Wandering around the car free village is an adventure in itself with narrow streets and buildings dating back to the Middle Ages or take a horse-drawn sleigh – still a popular mode of transport here. The bustling high street is alive with a wide array of shops, bars and restaurants, so you'll be sure to find something which takes your fancy.

We invite you to find out more about the Zermatt experience by watching the video below.

Activities and Indulgences for You

On the slopes the pistes offer a huge variety of skiing for all abilities. There’s a great selection of cruising blues and reds for intermediates and some challenging off-piste for the more advanced. What’s more, the glacier terrain park is ideal for those in pursuit of some freestyle action or fun on a board.

Fun for the Kids

As well as our usual ski programmes, the resort of Zermatt is home to our Martin Bell Ski Camp. This unique programme gives older, more advanced skiers (age 11 to 15 years) the opportunity to learn from an experienced professional racer.

Enjoy a taste of skiing in Zermatt

Map of Zermatt

Getting There

Situated 3 1/2 hours by road or just under 4 hours by train from Geneva or Zurich airports, Zermatt is a fantastic destination for all levels of skier.

Ski Facts

Altitude of Village1620m
Altitude of Ski Area1620m - 3899m
Number of Lifts32 (Zermatt) 16 (Cervinia)
Total Pistes200km (Zermatt) 350km (Matterhorn)
Easy23%
Moderate44%
Difficult33%
Snow CannonsYES
Longest Run25km
Cross Country Skiing15km
Mountain Restaurants38