About Zermatt

  • Altitude: 1620m
  • Total Lifts: 52
  • Pisted Area: 200km
  • Average Snowfall: 300

Zermatt is one of those rare ski resorts that has it all and, as such, is the favoured destination of many skiers from around the world. To begin with there’s the huge ski area, with the world’s second biggest lift-served vertical drop and skiing 365 days a year with a 1000 metre (9280 feet) vertical on its glacier even in the summer months.

Then there’s Zermatt village itself, peaceful thanks to the absence of the combustion engine (only small electric vehicles quietly hum around the streets along side horse drawn carriages), and picturesque with traditional buildings and many visitors arriving by the spectacular mountain railway.

Thirdly, there’s the international resort quality and variety of accommodations, restaurants, après ski, off-slope facilities and shopping.

Last but not least, there’s the sunny location Zermatt enjoys, sheltered from the wind and finally there is the spectacular backdrop to it all – the 4000m full face of the Matterhorn, one of 38 mountain peaks surrounding the village.

Zermatt Resort Video

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Zermatt Piste Map

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The Pistes in Zermatt

Zermatt Stats



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Mountain Restaurants


Longest Run


Ski Pass Area

Matterhorn Ski Paradise