Zermatt Ski Resort

Find a Ski Resort in North America & Worldwide
# 1Expert Terrain in Europe
# 1Expert Terrain in Switzerland
# 1Apres Ski in Valais
All Reviews

Zermatt is a car-free ski resort at the foot of Switzerland's most famous mountain, the Matterhorn. This attractive blend of Alpine village and sophisticated holiday destination boasts a varied offering, including a modern lift system, comfortable hotels, practical holiday apartments and friendly hosts.

The many mountain trains based here provide access to hundreds of kilometers of runs for skiing in Zermatt and the nearby Cervinia in Italy. During a ski holiday in Zermatt’s interesting freeride slopes, heli-skiing and the Gravity Park ensure the "cracks" amongst us have a fun winter. Ski clubs introduce children and beginners to the world of skiing.

Where Is Zermatt Ski Resort Located?

The airports closet to the ski resort are in Geneva, Sion, Milan and Zurich. From these airports, you can rent a car and drive to Tasch, but you can also take the train to Tasch. From there, take the ski resort transfer service to the resort. There is a terrain park. Snowfall is bolstered by 1,060 snow cannons.

Plan Your Trip

Zermatt Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Total Snowfall

122"
77"
51"
26"
0"
0"
Nov
50"
Dec
102"
Jan
11"
Feb
24"
Mar

Terrain Overview

11%
Beginners Runs
22%
Intermediate Runs
57%
Advanced Runs
10%
Expert Runs
145
Runs in Total
200.1 mi
Runs in Total
9.3 mi
Longest Run
223.7 mi
Skiable Terrain
223.7 ac
Skiable Terrain
200 ac
Snow Making
149.1 mi
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 52

18
Gondolas & Trams
3
Eight Person Lifts
12
High Speed Sixes
5
High Speed Quads
4
Quad Chairs
0
Triple Chairs
0
Double Chairs
10
Surface Lifts

Elevation

12792'
Summit
7477'
Vertical Drop
5315'
Base
Copyright © 1995-2021 Mountain News Corporation. All rights reserved.