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Summer activities directly in front of the door

Whether biking, hiking, walking, mountaineering or climbing, here in Zermatt everyone gets their money’s worth.

Zermatt offers mountain bike trails between 1400m and 3100m, as well as 400 km of hiking trails, a via ferrata, a forest fun park (very close to us), furthermore 38 four-thousand-meter peaks are accessible from Zermatt.


Experience the world of Zermatt with a rental bike. Thanks to the 300 sunny days a year, you can enjoy your tours in the Zermatt mountains all around. Excursions by mountain bike with or without motor is the most enjoyable way to move forward on two wheels.

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In the immediate vicinity there are 400km of hiking trails. With a beautiful nature, fragrant flowers and the Matterhorn always in front of your eyes, you will experience unforgettable hiking days in Zermatt.

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Mountaineering & Climbing

38 four-thousand-meter peaks can be reached from Zermatt. Among them the famous Matterhorn. The Snow and Alpine Center is your expert for organizing a perfect mountaineering day.

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Skiing and snowboarding at the foot of the Matterhorn

Glide down 360 kilometers of groomed slopes. Zermatt not only offers ski professionals a variety of possibilities, the ski resort also has a lot in store for beginners. For freestylers and snowboarders, a snow park is built almost all year round.

For young and old, always something

In Zermatt families experience active vacations in nature. How about jumping and sliding in the snow park or an adventurous toboggan ride on the Gornergrat?

Playing, laughing and family time are guaranteed in summer at Sunnegga in Wollipark. The playground with barbecue facilities by the lake is the ideal place for unforgettable family moments. The adventure for the big kids: Kikebikes, Mountaincarts, Dirtscooters and much more.

And in addition, children up to the age of 9 benefit with the Wollicard from free accommodation in their parents’ room and free use of all cable cars in the destination of Zermatt.

Experience Zermatt in a different way

Take to the skies by helicopter or paraglider. Discover the mountains from above and marvel.

Thundering water, rappelling, ropeway, strand ropes and suspension bridges make for an exciting experience in Gorner Gorge.

Air Zermatt

Up high; helicopter tours, heliskiing or biking high into the mountains for a long downhill ride. An unforgettable moment.

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Experience the Zermatt mountains from above in a spectacular way. Fly with experienced tandem pilots around the Matterhorn valley.



Coming from Furri to Zermatt in a different way. The dynamic via ferrata is equipped with steel ropes – the adventure can begin (all year round)!

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FAQ: Winter / Ski & More

Over 300 kilometers of slopes in Switzerland and Italy make skiers’ hearts beat faster and ensure unforgettable moments in the snow. A fun park for snowboarders, our Wollipark for children and highly qualified ski schools for beginners and advanced complete the package.

Are there ski-in and ski-out facilities from the hotel?

If the snow conditions are good, you can get on your skis and ski down directly behind the hotel. You will then reach the valley run Blatten No. 50, which ends at the gondola station “Matterhorn Paradise”.

Ski-In is possible in good snow conditions via piste no. 43 (Furi – Riffelberg intermediate station). This slope is not groomed, therefore suitable for experienced skiers.

How do I get to the gondola station if ski-out is not possible?

There is a free ski bus that stops just 300 meters from the hotel and you can take it to all ski resorts.

If you decide to take the footpath, you will have reached the next valley station in about 10 minutes on foot.

We can also order a public cab for you, which is chargeable and can cost up to 25,- CHF per trip.

Where is the nearest ski/snowboard rental shop?

We recommend here the sports store “Dorsaz Intersport”, which is located directly at the valley station:

Where can I get the ski pass and is there a discount through the hotel?

You can get your ski pass at the valley station of the gondola “Matterhorn Paradise”. Unfortunately, there is no discount through the hotels, but if you book online 5 days in advance, the cable cars give a 5% discount. For more information, click here:

FAQ: Summer / Hiking & More

The sun is shining, the mountain is calling! What could be better than enjoying the fresh mountain air on one of the numerous hiking trails around Zermatt? Or discover the area by e-bike on one of the many trails? And if you need that extra kick, you can admire Zermatt from above while paragliding or by helicopter flight.

Are the trails also for inexperienced hikers and what equipment do I need?

There are hiking trails of different levels of difficulty, a hiking map will help you. Good footwear is recommended for all trails, as well as appropriate clothing for changing temperatures and sufficient fluids.

Which trails are open?

We recommend the Matterhorn app here:

Can I rent e-bikes at the hotel and what are the costs?

Yes, we rent e-bikes for 18,- CHF per hour and from 5 hours for 80,- CHF per day. We recommend that you reserve them when booking your room.

Where can I book a flight by helicopter?

For a sightseeing flight by helicopter, you can contact Air Zermatt directly: