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Amenities Zermatt

last updated: February 21, 2013

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 1620 m
Inhabitants - total: 5640
In the mountains  X 
Car-free resort (entire resort)  X 
Accessible by train / narrow-gauge train / mountain railway  X 
Local bus with regular schedule (all year round)  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
more than 3 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 109
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 7124
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 6299
Group lodging - total beds: 1281
Youth hostel  X  Member SYH
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Backpacker / Low-Budget Hotel  X 
Mountain hut / Alpine hut  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
Fitness trail / Vita-Parcours  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Permanent exhibition  X 
Concerts, regularly organized  X 
City-tour, organized, on foot  X 
Families / children - all year round  
Quality label 'Families Welcome'  X 
Other information all year round  
Good to Know Zermatt, at the foot of the majestic Matterhorn, is a world without cars. Electric-cars and horse-drawn sleighs and carriages are the only transport allowed.
Congress center - capactiy of biggest hall - number of persons: 220
Mountain railways - info phone: 0041 (0)27 966 01 01
Highlight / Special offers Summer:  
Top News / Special offers summer 1)Reopening of the funicular railway Sunnegga 2)Hiking path Dossen  Riffelalp: A comfortable shortcut 3)Hörnli hut conversion commences 4)Zermatt: Authenticity, ancient customs and tradition
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 1620 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 3883 m
Local transport installations in summer - total: 23
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 3899 m
Cogwheel trains in summer - total: 1
Funiculars in summer - total: 1
Cable-cars in summer - total: 6
Gondolas in summer - total: 8
Chairlifts in summer - total: 0
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 400 km marked
Nordic Walking/Running 30 km
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 10 km
Mountainbike slopes 71.4 km marked
Obstacle course for bikes  X 
Beach volleyball terrain, public 1 Number
Local summer ski slopes 21 km marked and prepared
Snowboard installation in summer  X 
Climbing wall, marked / Via Ferrata  X 
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities  X 
"""Other """"in"""" sports (summer):""" Nordic Walking, Gleitschirm Tandemflüge, Kletterwand (indoor), Mammut Klettersteig, Forest Fun Park
Other information for summer  
Camping ground in summer  X 
Families / children - in summer  
Children's adventure park  X 
Children's animation, organized  X 
Other information for summer  
Natural sights: Gletschergarten, Gletscher Palast Matterhorn glacier paradise, Bergseen, Sonnenaufgangsfahrten
Cultural sights: Matterhorn Museum, Peak-Collection: Zermatter Bergführer verbinden Kunst und Berge (Rothorn paradise), Geführte Dorfrundgänge
Technical sights: Höchste Luftseilbahn Europas Trockener Steg - Matterhorn glacier paradise, Höchste Luftseilbahn Stütze der Schweiz: Gant-Hohtälli mit 94 Metern (9445 Elemente die von 18000 Schrauben zusammengehalten werden), Höchstes Tram Europas (Riffelalp)
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Botanischer Lehrpfad Zermatt - Trift, Murmelthemenweg Blauherd - Sunnegga und andere Erlebniswanderwege, Der Weg zur Freiheit Rothorn paradise - Oberrothorn
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL
Top News / New infrastructure winter  
Top News winter: 1)New super-steep track in Zermatt/Cervinia 2)first time: Matterhorn Ultraks SkiTouring 3)The world of the mountains explained while travelling with the aerial cable car 4)Shopping: Bogner store now also in Zermatt 5)Mont Cervin Palace *****sup : New splendour in the 5-star hotel
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1
Live Cam 2
Detailed local Weather Link
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Zermatt - Matterhorn ski paradise
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1620 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 3883 m
Price one day pass adult 86 CHF
Price one day pass children 43 CHF
Preis 6 Tageskarte Erwachsene 423 CHF
Preis 6 Tageskarte Kinder 212 CHF
Ski bus  X 
Local transport installations in winter - total: 54
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 3883 m
Cable-cars - total: 8
Snow conveyor - number: 14
Cogwheel trains - total: 1
Funiculars - total: 1
Gondolas - total: 11
Chairlifts - total: 20
Skilifts - total: 13
Babylift - Number: 3
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: +41 (0)27 966 01 05
Point of measure ski area bottom 1620 m
Point of measure ski area top 2900 m
Number of slopes: 147
Local ski slopes 360 km marked
Downhill slopes in local ski area with snow canons 255 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 21 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 61.5 % intermediates
Level of difficulty of slopes 6 % advanced
Level of difficulty of slopes 12 % Experts
Alpine ski area surface 1050000 m2:
Carving-slopes 360 km, sectioned off and marked
Slope with powder snow(Freeride) 37.7 km checked and marked
Snow-/Boardercross slopes - total: 1
Race course with automatic timing  X 
Fun / Obstacle or Snowboard Park - total: 2
Snow canons for snowboardpark  X 
Halfpipes - total: 1
Lowest Snowboardpark 3100 m
Highest Snowboardpark 3100 m
Snowboard - info phone: +41 (0)27 966 01 05
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross country comments Das 15km lange Langlaufgebiet erstreckt sich von Täsch bis Randa.
Cross-country skiing - info phone: +41 (0) 27 967 16 89
Altitude of cross-country ski area, from 1439 m
Altitude of cross-country ski area, up to 1450 m
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 15 km local
Skating slopes 15 km
Cross-country skiing slope, illuminated at night 0 km
Dog slopes 0 km marked
Winter hiking trails 50.2 km marked and prepared
Highest winter hiking trail 1620 m
Snowshoe trail 14.7 km marked
Winter Nordic Walking Trails 14 km marked
Tobogganing - Info phone: +41 (0)27 921 47 12
Tobogganing installations - total: 1
Tobogganing installations - total length:m 1600
Total difference in altitude of all installations 233 m
Tobogganing slopes (toboggans only) total 1600 m maintained
Tobogganing trails total 1600 m marked
Public transportation to tobogganing installation  X 
Toboggan rental possible  X 
Families / children - in winter  
Children's snowpark, maintained  X 
Children's day-care, organized  X 
Other information for winter  
Overnight in an igloo-village  X 
Curling rinks number 19
Bavarian Curling rink: 2
Ice-climbing, organized  X 
"""Other """"in"""" sports (winter):""" Gleitschirm-Tandemflüge,
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL
Data as announced by the local station responsible for all the updates and are without warranty of any kind.