Zermatt is a car-free ski resort at the foot of Switzerland's most famous mountain, the Matterhorn. This attractive blend of Alpine village and sophisticated holiday destination boasts a varied offering, including a modern lift system, comfortable hotels, practical holiday apartments and friendly hosts.
The many mountain trains based here provide access to hundreds of kilometers of runs for skiing in Zermatt and the nearby Cervinia in Italy. During a ski holiday in Zermatt’s interesting freeride slopes, heli-skiing and the Gravity Park ensure the "cracks" amongst us have a fun winter. Ski clubs introduce children and beginners to the world of skiing.
The airports closet to the ski resort are in Geneva, Sion, Milan and Zurich. From these airports, you can rent a car and drive to Tasch, but you can also take the train to Tasch. From there, take the ski resort transfer service to the resort. There is a terrain park. Snowfall is bolstered by 1,060 snow cannons.
The summit of the mountain is 3,899 meters, and the base is 1,562 meters. Vertical drop is 2,337 meters. There are 53 lifts that service the 322 kilometers of runs and 38 kilometers of ski routes. The terrain breakout is 75 kilometers of beginner slopes, 220 kilometers of intermediate and 27 kilometers of advanced.
winter sports, there is the Peak Pass. Winter hikers and mountain lovers can purchase this pass cheaply and travel aboard all mountain cableways to the peaks. It also includes travel on the Matterhorn Gotthard Railway between Randa, Täsch and Zermatt.