Zermatt is a holiday paradise for outdoor and winter sports fans. The region around the Matterhorn offers activities both in winter and summer. Holidays in Switzerland are always associated with exercise and fresh air and Zermatt offers a really varied programme of activities. Once you are off the slopes, there are numerous opportunities for sightseeing, walks, cinema outings, a Glacier Ride or maybe just relax and enjoy a spa day. There’s here’s so much going on here you’ll never be bored – you’ll just be making wonderful memories for your memory bank.
The mountain scenery alone is well worth the trip to Zermatt, these incredible mountain peaks have stood for centuries. Incomparably beautiful, Zermatt enchants every nature lover. The 4-thousanders inspire fantastic vacation days, and the well groomed and managed ski slopes are perfect for both beginners and professionals to enjoy. For those who prefer not to whiz down the slopes, there’s the opportunity to take dazzling mountain hikes that bring nature up close for every guest. A scenic flight over Zermatt is proverbially breathtaking. From the air, the mountains and valleys appear as tiny silhouettes and the stunning beauty of the Alps unfolds at a glance. A sightseeing helicopter flight is an extraordinary gift for a special occasion!
A unique way to enjoy après ski is to visit the Igloo-Village (Iglu-Dorf) between Gornergrat and Riffelberg where you can enjoy local specialities and Swiss fondue. Take some time out in the whirlpool with a truly exclusive view of the Matterhorn and its glittering white surroundings. Here you can see carved sculptures of dreamlike underwater worlds in ice and snow created by talented artists.
The respective maps and information boards show the weather conditions and the open slopes – naturally, the most experienced winter sportsmen are always keen to reach the highest altitudes. Mountain tours take place all year round on the Klein Matterhorn and even in the summer time, temperatures don’t normally exceed +5 °C.
Top tip: Take the VIP gondola as a special treat and enjoy a truly glamourous ride. Even on bad weather days there are interesting offers. For those of you who prefer a quieter holiday treat yourself to a trip to the cinema or a wellness programme at in the in-house spa. You’ll find the restaurants in Zermatt like to spoil their guests with excellent cuisine and tasty dishes.
A train ride on the Gornergrat Railway will delight with incredible views as you slowly ascend above Zermatt. Anyone coming to Zermatt outside of ski season will find a perfect place for some mountain biking. The Zermatt Bike Pass is a day card that allows you travel up on the lifts and railways and explore fantastic bike trails around Zermatt. Book one of our holiday apartments in the apartment house La Bohème now and look forward to your next holiday in sight of the Matterhorn!