Car: not necessary
This exquisite ski-in ski-out residence is five minutes away from one of the many chairlifts. The friendly, quaint, village of Zermatt is a ten minute electric taxi or horse-drawn carriage ride way which has over 100 great restaurants and fantastic shopping.
Zermatt is nestled between the peaks of the Monte Rosa and the world famous Matterhorn. Zermatt is regularly voted as one of, if not the, top ski resorts in the world.
The resort sits at 1850 meters above sea level and has the highest skiing in Europe at an altitude of 3,804m. The ski area comprises of five different areas; The Rothorn paradise, Gornergrat, the Schwarsee paradise and the Matterhorn glacier paradise areas, the latter which connects with the Italian areas of Breuil-Cervinia, Valtournenche and Val D’Aosta. The “local” lift pass covers the four Zermatt areas and the international pass the whole area including Italy. The lift network has 41 lift installations, over 350km of pistes (84 marked runs on the Swiss side alone) and numerous off-piste itineraries that are patrolled for the more experienced skiers and boarders.
Zermatt has the highest skiing in Europe and this, combined with the extensive glaciation, allow for skiing 365 days of the year. Over 60% of the runs are either on glacier or have snow making capabilities which means that Zermatt is a guaranteed snow sure destination.