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Located in the Valais Canton in the south of Switzerland directly across the Alps from Italy, Zermatt was originally a small farming community. Now one of Switzerland’s most well-known ski resort towns, it offers an unrivaled high-elevation experience with exciting outdoor activities, both in winter and summer months.

  • Perfect for
    Romantics | Families | Adventurers
  • When to go
    December-February | June-August
  • Ideal length of stay
    3-5 Nights

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    Essential Zermatt

    Zermatt is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise, with multiple activities available throughout the year. Contact Indagare for help choosing the right hotel, planning adventure activities and connecting with top guides and instructors.

    • Winter in Zermatt

      Zermatt is home to almost 200 miles of skiable pistes that are accessed by 74 lifts spanning three ski areas. While the majority of the pistes at Zermatt are intermediate, there are areas with runs for all levels of ability. The ski season in Zermatt can begin as early as November and end as late as May, while the Klein Matterhorn glacier at 12,740 ft. is skiable 365 days.

    • Summer in Zermatt

      In the summer months, Zermatt is a spectacular place to hike, climb and paraglide. With more than 200 miles of hiking and walking trails, Zermatt and its neighboring villages offer a wide selection of trails of varying difficulty. For those who are looking for a dose of adrenaline and an intimate view of the mountains surrounding Zermatt, paragliding is a popular option.

    • Year-round

      Travelers can visit the Matterhorn museum, attend music concerts, indulge at the spa or visit the historic St. Mauritius church at any time of the year. Skiing the Klein Matterhorn is also available 365 days a year.

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Indagare's Emma Pierce
“Zermatt is an ideal destination for anyone who enjoys being outdoors. It boasts 155 miles of ski trails (you can even ski into Italy for lunch) and has some of Europe’s best heli-skiing.”
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