Riffelalp

Zermatt

Blatten › Nord: Zermatt, Zmutt

Blatten › Nord: Zermatt, Zmutt

Blatten › Süd: Zermatt, Zmutt

Blatten › Süd: Zermatt, Zmutt

Blatten: Riffelalp Resort 2222m

Blatten: Riffelalp Resort 2222m

Zermatt: Edelweiss

Zermatt: Edelweiss

Stafel › Süd: Zermatt, Restaurant Stafelalp

Stafel › Süd: Zermatt, Restaurant Stafelalp

Blatten › Süd: Matterhorn

Blatten › Süd: Matterhorn

Zermatt: Air

Zermatt: Air

Stafel: Zermatt, Schwarzsee

Stafel: Zermatt, Schwarzsee

Zermatt: Kirche

Zermatt: Kirche

Zermatt: Matterhorn (Riffelberg)

Zermatt: Matterhorn (Riffelberg)

Zermatt: Zermatt, Kirchbrücke

Zermatt: Zermatt, Kirchbrücke

Stafel: Matterhorn

Stafel: Matterhorn

Zermatt › Süd-West: Matterhorn

Zermatt › Süd-West: Matterhorn

Ried: Zermatt, Fluhalp

Ried: Zermatt, Fluhalp

Zermatt: Brücke zum Steg

Zermatt: Brücke zum Steg

Zermatt: Klein Matterhorn

Zermatt: Klein Matterhorn

Zermatt: Matterhorn (Sunnegga)

Zermatt: Matterhorn (Sunnegga)

Ried: Zermatt, Findeln

Ried: Zermatt, Findeln

Zermatt: Matterhorn Zoom (Sunnegga)

Zermatt: Matterhorn Zoom (Sunnegga)

Hotel Bristol › Süd: Matterhorn

Hotel Bristol › Süd: Matterhorn

Zermatt

Zermatt

Zermatt: Parkhotel Beau-Site

Zermatt: Parkhotel Beau-Site

Zermatt: Aroleid

Zermatt: Aroleid

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Blatten: Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Furggsattel)

Blatten: Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Furggsattel)

Zermatt: Rothorn paradise

Zermatt: Rothorn paradise

Zermatt: Sunnegga Riffelberg

Zermatt: Sunnegga Riffelberg

Zermatt: Weisshorn

Zermatt: Weisshorn

Zermatt › West

Zermatt › West

Ried: Air Zermatt - Zermatt

Ried: Air Zermatt - Zermatt

Zermatt: Kirchenplatz

Zermatt: Kirchenplatz

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Trockener Steg › Süd

Trockener Steg › Süd

Ried: Air Zermatt - Heliport

Ried: Air Zermatt - Heliport

Zermatt: Wollipark Sunnegga

Zermatt: Wollipark Sunnegga

Blatten: Zermatt, Trockener Steg

Blatten: Zermatt, Trockener Steg

Zermatt: Oberhäusern

Zermatt: Oberhäusern

Zermatt: Sunnegga (Hohtälli)

Zermatt: Sunnegga (Hohtälli)

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Blatten: Gornergrat, Zermatt - Gornergrat, Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Blatten: Gornergrat, Zermatt - Gornergrat, Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Bahnhofplatz

Zermatt: Bahnhofplatz

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Trockener Steg (Matterhorn)

Zermatt: Trockener Steg (Matterhorn)

Blatten: Gornergrat, Zermatt - Gornergrat, Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Blatten: Gornergrat, Zermatt - Gornergrat, Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Matterhorn glacier paradise (Gobba di Rollin)

Zermatt: Matterhorn glacier paradise (Gobba di Rollin)

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Gornergrat, Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Gornergrat, Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Blick auf das Matterhorn vom Balkon des Hotel Ambiance

Zermatt: Blick auf das Matterhorn vom Balkon des Hotel Ambiance

Misused as the motif for countless countryside calendars, famous due to thousands of films, emblems and Swiss stickers and labels, but despite or perhaps because of all of this, the Matterhorn continues to remain the archetypal mountain. Actually seeing the world-famous pyramid of rock in front of you is always a fascinating experience.

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Technical information

Begin and end of tour: Zermatt Train Station.
Technical requirements: challenging
Physical fitness: challenging
Distance: 22.6 km
Total altitude meters: 930 m
Biking time: 01:30 - 02:30 (hours, minutes)
Elevation start and end of tour: 1616 m
Culmination point: 2383 m
Season: July - October
Panorama: Countless magnificent views of the Matterhorn
Gastronomy: Various mountain restaurants along the route.
Overnight: Zermatt
Access starting point: By Matterhorn-Gotthard train from Brig to Zermatt
Access point of arrival: Zermatt Train Station.
Literature: Bike-Explorer

Description

The mountain is particularly impressive on the short tour from fashionable Zermatt up through the Findeltal to the popular Riffelalp. The low asphalt factor and pleasant paths round off the great biking experience of this tour.

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Zermatt - Steinmatten - Haueten - Tufteren - Furggegga - Gant - Ze Seewjinen - Riffelbodmen - Obere Riffelalp - Untere Riffelalp - In den Bächen - Moos - Winkelmatten - Zermatt

Bike on the main road up to the church in Zermatt. Turn left there and cross the brook. From Riedstrasse turn into the gravel road to Tufteren. Then bike to the Findeltal valley and to Riffelbodmen. At Riffelalp bike down the ski run.

Pictures: http://www.bike-explorer.ch

The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.

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