Hint

Intro

Note: The train from Blauherd to Rothorn does not run this summer. That’s what we call altitude! On a downhill from Rothorn to Zermatt, it’s a plunge of 1,678 metres. Which means: stay cool and enjoy.

Description

This bike tour is a winner with the best views that Zermatt has to offer for bikers: the view of the Matterhorn, green alpine meadows, mountain forests – and top trails.

Variant 1: Below Rothorn towards Fluhalp and Grindjisee and from there to Blauherd back onto the main route.

Variant 2: Below Rothorn towards Fluhalp and Grindjisee and from there via the Moosjisee to Sunnegga and Zermatt.

Variant 3: Below Rothorn towards Fluhalp and Grindjisee then towards Grünsee and to Riffelalp. From Riffelalp by the Gornergrat railway to Zermatt.

Variant 4: The Sunnegga Trail also promises ultimate cycling enjoyment from summer 2018 and is an interesting alternative.

The hardcore variant is the reverse route – from Zermatt onto the Rothorn. Convenient in every case: the Rothorn aerial railway, which travels up to 3,103 metres.

An enjoyable tour includes the careful planning of the same. Please inform yourself in advance at the local information center about the route and weather conditions. Depending on the season and weather conditions, this route may be blocked or interrupted

Technical information

Show Technical information content
Type
Enduro
Start location
Zermatt
Destination
Zermatt
Ascent
4 m
Descent
1499 m
Distance
12 km
Technical requirements
Medium
Physical requirements
Medium

Map

SwitzerlandMobility Map: This element is not accessible for disabled people.

Contact

Zermatt Tourismus
Bahnhofplatz 5
3920 Zermatt
Switzerland

Phone  +41 (0)27 966 81 00
info@zermatt.ch
zermatt.ch
Facebook
Twitter

Quick Facts

Route number

Distance

12 km

Ascent

4 m

Travel information: Zermatt

  • Zermatt Arrive, heave a sigh of relief and lie back

    3 nights, 3 Nights in Price per person in double room, Breakfast, 1 x 50 minutes Whole body massage per person... from CHF 460
    Offer details

    Price per person in double room
    valid: 29.11.2020 - 08.04.2021

    Learn more about Arrive, heave a sigh of relief and lie back
  • Zermatt Family Autumn package

    3 nights, Are you looking for a family-friendly holiday apartment in autumn, where in addition to a beautiful...
    Offer details


    valid: 21.10.2020 - 31.10.2020

    Learn more about Family Autumn package
  • Zermatt Autumn package Gornergrat

    3 nights, Have you always wanted to enjoy the golden autumn in Zermatt? With our ZAV autumn package we offer...
    Offer details


    valid: 21.10.2020 - 31.10.2020

    Learn more about Autumn package Gornergrat
  • Zermatt A romantic experience

    2 nights, 2 Nights in Double room, Breakfast, 1 x 5 course evening meal per person per stay, 1 x 120 minutes... from CHF 595
    Offer details

    Price per person in double room
    valid: 29.11.2020 - 31.12.2020

    Learn more about A romantic experience
  • Zermatt Unique biking experience

    3 nights, 3 Nights in Double room, breakfast buffet, Bike pass for 2 days (without half-fare travel card),... from CHF 438
    Offer details

    Price per person in double room
    valid: 21.10.2020 - 31.10.2020

    Learn more about Unique biking experience
  • Zermatt Autumn 3 for 2 offer - Zermatt

    3 nights, 3 Nights in Price per person in a shared room, breakfast buffet, 1 x packed lunch per person per... from CHF 107.50
    Offer details

    pro Person im Mehrbettzimmer
    valid: 21.10.2020 - 31.10.2020

    Learn more about Autumn 3 for 2 offer - Zermatt
  • Zermatt Wellness in the mountains

    3 nights, 3 Nights in Double room, Half-board, 1 voucher for wellness services 10% per person per stay,... from CHF 1,049
    Offer details

    Price per person in double room
    valid: 21.10.2020 - 30.11.2020

    Learn more about Wellness in the mountains
  • Zermatt Stay for 4 nights, pay for 3

    4 nights, 4 Nights in Double room, breakfast buffet, Arrival on following weekdays not permitted: Friday;... from CHF 1,620
    Offer details

    Price per person in double room
    valid: 21.10.2020 - 31.10.2020

    Learn more about Stay for 4 nights, pay for 3
  • Täsch Stay for 4 nights, pay for 3

    3 nights, 3 Nights in Double room, No board, Restaurant voucher per room per stay, Free cancellation until 48... from CHF 255
    Offer details

    Price per person in double room
    valid: 21.10.2020 - 31.10.2020

    Learn more about Stay for 4 nights, pay for 3

Discover Zermatt