Ski holidays in Zermatt are in the shadows of the majestic Matterhorn Mountain, offering spectacular scenery across the Zermatt ski area. Zermatt ski holidays are widely considered to be in one of the most picturesque and snow sure ski resorts in the world. The Zermatt ski area is called the Matterhorn ski paradise, and is linked to Cervinia in Italy offering a massive 313km of pistes to explore. Zermatt not only offers stunning skiing but it is also one of Europe’s highest ski area with guaranteed snow thanks to the Matterhorn Glacier. With over 95% of ski slopes over 2000m and with an unbeatable 2,200m vertical drop from 3,800m back to the Zermatt ski resort it is no wonder why Zermatt skiing holidays are increasingly popular.
We have many Zermatt ski holiday packages to choose from, where you can fly from your local regional airport. Transfers to resort can be by coach or by a spectacular train journey through the mountains. Please call our experts on 02037780123 or email [email protected] to see if we can find you your perfect trip to Zermatt.
The Zermatt ski resort is a traditional mountain village full of Swiss charm, with elegant shopping streets crammed with historic hotels and chic shops; it is a fantastic holiday destination for non-skiers. There are many traditional wooden chalets and modern chalets in the resort that blend comfortably together. Zermatt is a car free village, except for eclectic karts, taxis and horse drawn sleds. Zermatt also has some of the best mountain restaurants both on and off the slopes.
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Skiing in Zermatt is over 3 main ski areas the Klein Matterhorn, Gornergrat at 3,100 and the Sunnegga region. With a massive 313km playground and most of the slopes over 2000m it is a very popular winter skiing holiday destination.
Zermatt skiing is perfect for beginners with the wide-open pistes of the Sunnegga and Trokenersteg, and the slopes of the Gornergrat reached by a spectacular train journey, should easily manageable for all beginner skiers after just a few skiing lessons.
Skiing in Zermatt is an intermediates paradise, with a huge variety of runs available including some scenic red runs through the trees. Or take the cable car to the Rothorn with some fantastic challenging red runs returning you to Zermatt.
The skiing in Zermatt is something that every serious skier should experience as the resort is know for its challenging black runs, prenominal off-piste and guaranteed snow. Notably the Trifi one of Europe’s longest and hardest mogul runs, other highlights include the gun barrel Tiefbach descent, and the Schwarsee and Matterhorn glacier regions.
Skiing in Zermatt has some of the finest off piste runs in the Alps, with a special mention of runs from the Klein Matterhorn over to Cervinia. Heli-skiing is also available.
Snowboarding in Zermatt is fantastic with the ‘Gravity Park’ that has rails, jumps and a pipe on offer. Zermatt also has plenty of off piste opportunities its no wonder why Zermatt is such a popular choice for your next winter skiing holiday.
In Zermatt there is an old saying that ‘Zermatt’s après ski begins at noon’. This may not be true for everyone, however Zermatt does offer over 30 mountain restaurants above the town offering phenomenal views of the Matterhorn and serving sublime food.
Zermatt has some of the best range of non-skiing activities in the Alps, and all most unlimited leisure activities, it is perfect for non-skiers and families alike. Après ski in Zermatt comes alive at night with plenty of rustic bars to bars to choose from, often playing live music to the early hours