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Ski Holiday Zermatt

Ratings | Resort Description | Ski Facts


Ski Holiday Zermatt Overall:
Overall rating: 4 Beginners:
Beginners rating: 3 Intermediates:
Intermediates rating: 5 Advanced:
Advanced rating: 4 Snowboarding:
Snowboarding rating: 4

Resort Description

The picture postcard Swiss resort of Zermatt is dominated by the magnificent Matterhorn and is one of the worlds top skiing destinations. Zermatt is linked to Cervinia in Italy, so you have the opportunity to ski in two countries!

This glacier resort enjoys a long season and guaranteed snow. Learning is fun on the wide runs. Zermatt is perfect for intermediates and the tree-lined runs are sure to thrill you! Some steep runs and fantastic off-pistes areas will exhilarate the advanced. Interesting terrain and a snow park will test snowboarders. For dare-devils, heli-boarding is also popular here.

The aprs-ski is varied in the pretty, traffic-free village. Theres something to suit all tastes, from relaxed venues playing music both past and present, to a jazz bar, to Elsies Bar - famous for oysters and champagne! Over seventy restaurants serve tempting dishes from around the world.

Zermatt is a shoppers paradise with an array of stylish boutiques. Tennis, squash and ice-skating will keep you fit. Take in the beautiful winter landscape with a sleigh ride, walk, or by paragliding. You can also enjoy a film in English at the cinema.

With fabulous skiing, stunning scenery and interesting activities, sophisticated Zermatt has it all.

Ski Facts

Village height: 1,620m
Highest lift: 3,820m
Km of piste: 150kms
Number of runs:
Blue: 19
Red: 33
Black: 15
Longest run: 17kms
Number of lifts: 70
Snowmaking equipment/km covered: 129 snow cannons
Airport transfer: Geneva 3 hrs 30 mins; Sion 1 hr 30 mins.