Zermatt is a heaven for snow lovers, a winter fairy tale. It is one of the world's best ski resort, earned worldwide recognition and is the favored place to ski by many skiers who come here from all over the world. Zermatt is a small village town in Swiss Alps. Basically, there are three main streets which run along the banks of the river Matter Vispa, and numerous cross-streets, especially around the station and the church which forms the center of Zermatt.
This holiday destination can be proud with a varied offering, including a modern lift system, comfortable hotels, practical holiday apartments and friendly hosts. Also, Zermatt has won awards for its eco-friendliness, it is a car-free resort and everyone moves around on foot. Getting here is easy, especially using transfer Zermatt.
About the ski area
Ski season in Zermatt starts from late November to the end of April, making it a wise early and late season choice. Skiing in Zermatt is split up into four areas - Sunnegga, Gornergrat, Klein Matterhorn and Schwarzsee. The skiing area stretches from 1,620 to 3,882m. It has direct access to 394 km of downhill skiing, with 59 individual pistes:
- 12 black pistes;
- 41 red pistes;
- 12 blue pistes.
Zermatt ski resort has plenty on offer for skiers and snowboarders with different skills. The gentlest slopes are found on the Gornergrat slopes, whilst intermediates and experts will find something to entertain them on Sunnegga, especially the long Triftji black run.
Zermatt is not only recognized as a world's best ski resort, but also approved as a top snowboarding destination. There is the Gravity Park, which has an incredible 200 m super-pipe, large and small kickers, big rails, a wall ride, curved twin rails, kicked box, double kicked rainbow and s rail, c rail and straight rails. Even the most experienced boarders are happy here.
Accommodation and other activities
Here's everything, including plenty of accommodation – from top hotels to (relatively) humble stopovers. Wellness centers and spas are offered in two dozen Zermatt hotels, so guests can also enjoy some relaxing time. There are restaurants and nightlife to match, in an old mountain village that has grown into a vibrant town.
Besides skiing and boarding, there are other winter activities too:
- Hiking and snowshoeing;
- Heli-skiing and ski tours.
For summer activities, there are over 400 kilometers of hiking trails, footpaths and walks that will introduce you to the great and natural beauty of this region of the Swiss Alps.
Use Zermatt transfers
If you are interested to visit Zermatt resort the best way to get here from the airport, is by having Zermatt transfer. Here are the nearest airports for Zermatt transfers:
- Sion Airport (1h 40min)
- Geneva Airport (2h 50min)
- Zurich Airport (3h 50min)
There are a lot of companies offering Zermatt transfers. By choosing our proposed Zermatt transfers, you will receive a high-quality service for a low cost and you can choose private or shared Zermatt transfers for your travel.
Book your Zermatt transfer and have amazing winter holidays!