On the Europe Route through Switzerland

Zermatt

Zermatt: Zermatt, Kirchbrücke

Zermatt: Zermatt, Kirchbrücke

Zermatt: Kirche

Zermatt: Kirche

Ried: Zermatt, Fluhalp

Ried: Zermatt, Fluhalp

Stafel: Matterhorn

Stafel: Matterhorn

Zermatt: Gornergletscher

Zermatt: Gornergletscher

Zermatt: Edelweiss

Zermatt: Edelweiss

Blatten: Riffelalp Resort 2222m

Blatten: Riffelalp Resort 2222m

Zermatt: Matterhorn glacier paradise (Gobba di Rollin)

Zermatt: Matterhorn glacier paradise (Gobba di Rollin)

Blatten: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Blatten: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Air

Zermatt: Air

Zermatt: Oberhäusern

Zermatt: Oberhäusern

Zermatt: Sunnegga (Hohtälli)

Zermatt: Sunnegga (Hohtälli)

Ried: Air Zermatt - Heliport

Ried: Air Zermatt - Heliport

Zermatt

Zermatt

Zermatt: Brücke zum Steg

Zermatt: Brücke zum Steg

Ried: Zermatt, Findeln

Ried: Zermatt, Findeln

Blatten: Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Furggsattel)

Blatten: Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Furggsattel)

Ried: Zermatt

Ried: Zermatt

Blatten: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Blatten: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Parkhotel Beau-Site

Zermatt: Parkhotel Beau-Site

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Matterhorn (Sunnegga)

Zermatt: Matterhorn (Sunnegga)

Zermatt: Kirchenplatz

Zermatt: Kirchenplatz

Blatten: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Blatten: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Wollipark Sunnegga

Zermatt: Wollipark Sunnegga

Trockener Steg › Süd

Trockener Steg › Süd

Zermatt: Aroleid

Zermatt: Aroleid

Zermatt: Klein Matterhorn

Zermatt: Klein Matterhorn

Zermatt: Rothorn paradise

Zermatt: Rothorn paradise

Blatten: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Blatten: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat

Zermatt: Gornergrat

Zermatt: Trockener Steg (Matterhorn)

Zermatt: Trockener Steg (Matterhorn)

Zermatt: Bahnhofplatz

Zermatt: Bahnhofplatz

Zermatt: Sunnegga Riffelberg

Zermatt: Sunnegga Riffelberg

Zermatt: Matterhorn Zoom (Sunnegga)

Zermatt: Matterhorn Zoom (Sunnegga)

Zermatt: Matterhorn (Riffelberg)

Zermatt: Matterhorn (Riffelberg)

Blatten: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Blatten: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Ried: Air Zermatt - Zermatt

Ried: Air Zermatt - Zermatt

Blatten: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Blatten: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Weisshorn

Zermatt: Weisshorn

Zermatt: Blick auf das Matterhorn vom Balkon des Hotel Ambiance

Zermatt: Blick auf das Matterhorn vom Balkon des Hotel Ambiance

Ried: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Ried: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

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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