On the Europe Route through Switzerland

Zermatt

Zermatt, Bahnhofplatz

Zermatt, Bahnhofplatz

Zermatt, Aroleid

Zermatt, Aroleid

Zermatt, Oberhäusern

Zermatt, Oberhäusern

Zermatt, Sunnegga (Hohtälli)

Zermatt, Sunnegga (Hohtälli)

Zermatt, Matterhorn Zoom (Sunnegga)

Zermatt, Matterhorn Zoom (Sunnegga)

Zermatt, Sunnegga Riffelberg

Zermatt, Sunnegga Riffelberg

Zermatt, Ried

Zermatt, Ried

Air Zermatt - Zermatt

Air Zermatt - Zermatt

Zermatt, Parkhotel Beau-Site

Zermatt, Parkhotel Beau-Site

Klein Matterhorn

Klein Matterhorn

Air Zermatt 2

Air Zermatt 2

Zermatt, Rothorn paradise

Zermatt, Rothorn paradise

Zermatt - Matterhorn glacier paradise (Gobba di Rollin)

Zermatt - Matterhorn glacier paradise (Gobba di Rollin)

Gornergletscher

Gornergletscher

Zermatt, Matterhorn

Zermatt, Matterhorn

Gornergrat - Gornergrat

Gornergrat - Gornergrat

Zermatt, Schwarzsee

Zermatt, Schwarzsee

Zermatt, Matterhorn (Riffelberg)

Zermatt, Matterhorn (Riffelberg)

Zermatt, Wollipark Sunnegga

Zermatt, Wollipark Sunnegga

Zermatt, Kirche

Zermatt, Kirche

Zermatt, Kirchenplatz

Zermatt, Kirchenplatz

Zermatt, Matterhorn (Sunnegga)

Zermatt, Matterhorn (Sunnegga)

Zermatt, Findeln

Zermatt, Findeln

Zermatt, Trockener Steg 2

Zermatt, Trockener Steg 2

Air Zermatt

Air Zermatt

Riffelalp Resort 2222m

Riffelalp Resort 2222m

Zermatt

Zermatt

Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Furggsattel)

Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Furggsattel)

Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Matterhorn)

Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Matterhorn)

Zermatt Gornergrat, Matterhorn

Zermatt Gornergrat, Matterhorn

The highest and most beautiful peaks of the Swiss Alps can be seen in the impressive mountain panorama on the Europe Route. The Mischabel group, the Weisshorn and of course the world famous Matterhorn compete for the favour of the observer. Only once does the path drop down to the floor of the valley, between Gspon and Zermatt. Otherwise the path snakes it’s way, sometimes in a daring manner along the steep sides of the Saaser and Matter valleys. Places such as Saas Fee, Grächen and Zermatt lie directly on the route. Five days of top class mountain walking.

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Description

Begin of tour: Gspon
End of tour: Zermatt
Access starting point: Cable car from Stalden
Access point of arrival: Train from Zermatt
Technical requirements: difficult
Physical fitness: challenging
Total altitude meters: ca. 3700 m
Hiking time: 5 Days
Season: July to October
Gastronomy: In the cabins along the route
Overnight: Gspon, Weissmieshütte, Saas Fee, Grächen, Europahütte, Zermatt
Various: Some sections are classed as T4 grade of difficulty.

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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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