Where to stay in a spa hotel in Zermatt? The most beautiful places at a glance
Taste of Zermatt
Switzerland offers an abundance of flavours mixed with specialities from the surrounding European countries. The traditional mountain restaurants serve delicious choices of locally raised beef and famous cheeses, melted in to the desirable fondues and raclettes. The renowned Swiss chocolates and tasty desserts round of the culinary delights on offer.
The best views of the Matterhorn
Nearby Gornergrat is a favourite excursion destination among locals and visitors. The sunny observation platform offers year round magical views on the magnificent Matterhorn, the Monte-Rosa Massif, and the Dufour Peak, Switzerland’s highest mountain. To get here, you have to climb an astonishing 1,469m inside Europe’s highest open air cog railway.
Year round skiing and snowboarding
The slopes around Klein Matterhorn provide perfect conditions for skiing and snowboarding even during the summer months. Throughout the winter a staggering 360km of pistes can be enjoyed along three varied areas. Adventure enthusiasts can try paragliding and off-trail heli-skiing instructed by experienced mountain guides.
Hiking and biking in Zermatt
Surrounding the spa hotels of Zermatt lies an extensive network of hiking and mountain biking trails with routes for beginners as well as professionals. The well marked tracks run along tranquil lakes, evergreen forests and scenic valleys, while cosy mountain lodges en route invite to dine on their sunny terraces. Many of the local hikes are open during the winter months and offer splendid views on the encircling alps.
Mountain and rock climbing in the Monte-Rosa Massif
Climbing the famous Matterhorn at least once in a lifetime, is the dream of many mountaineers worldwide. The tour up to the summit can be done with experienced local mountain guides in a multi day tour. Easier tracks are for beginners also available, with trails crossing over ice blue glaciers and endless snowfields.