5 Good Reasons for Skiing in Zermatt

14/06/2021 - SnowTrex

Where should my next ski holiday be? This is a question that many skiers ask themselves every year. In addition to numerous destinations around the world, SnowTrex also offers Zermatt as a destination and has 5 good reasons why a skiing holiday in Zermatt is definitely worthwhile.

View of Zermatt, with the impressive Matterhorn in the background.

1. Europe’s highest ski area

If you go to Zermatt for a ski holiday, you will have the pleasure of visiting the highest ski area in Europe. The ski area Matterhorn ski paradise is located at an altitude of almost 4,000 metres and thus offers a breathtaking panoramic view of numerous Alpine giants and glaciers. The highlight of this fantastic mountain panorama is certainly the impressive Matterhorn, whose summit skiers can always see on the 360 kilometres of piste.

2. Year-round snow security

Due to its altitude, the ski area of Zermatt offers guaranteed snow all year round. Here, skiers don’t have to worry about green pistes as snow is guaranteed 365 days a year in Zermatt! With 21 kilometres of pistes, skiers will find one of the largest summer ski areas in Europe here. So if you can’t wait to get back on the slopes at the end of the winter season, you should book your summer holiday in Zermatt.

A ski holiday in Zermatt means guaranteed snow!

3. Matterhorn – a dream setting

The Matterhorn is probably one of the most impressive backdrops in the world. Its striking peak rises a full 4,478 metres, making the mountain one of the highest in the Alps. It’s no wonder that the Matterhorn also serves as a Swiss landmark and is one of the most photographed tourist attractions. As a skier, you absolutely have to have had this peak in front of your lens at least once – ideally, you should also be standing in front of it yourself.

The Matterhorn: one of the most photographed mountains in the world.

4. Europe’s highest 3S railway

In Zermatt, not only is skiing an experience, but also riding the lifts. Here, among other things, the highest three-cable gondola takes skiers to the summit. Known as the “Matterhorn Glacier Ride”, it leads from the “Trockener Steg” to the “Klein Matterhorn” and ends, as it should, at the highest mountain station in all of Europe at 3,883 metres.

5. Extensive off-piste offer for young and old alike

Zermatt, which is car-free, not only offers a first-class skiing area, but also numerous off-piste activities for all ages. How about ice skating, curling or tobogganing? Or perhaps you prefer wellness or shopping in the sophisticated centre? The Glacier Palace, located directly in the glacier and 15 metres below the earth’s surface, is an absolute highlight for families. Or, you can take the “Gornergratbahn”, Europe’s highest open-air cogwheel railway, to the top station on the Gornergrat and enjoy the spectacular view of the Matterhorn.

There is also a lot to experience off the slopes in Zermatt.

These were just 5 good reasons for a ski holiday in Zermatt. The list can certainly be continued indefinitely, but it’s definitely already convincing as is! Let’s go to Zermatt!

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