Destination guide

Travel to scenic Zermatt

The mountains and glaciers create a pretty picture of Zermatt. Travellers to this scenic city praise the skiing, hiking and cycling. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Zermatt

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Travellers enjoy fun activities like skiing and hiking. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Zermatt a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mountaineers Cemetery (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Zermatt-Furi Gondola (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Sunnegga Ski Resort (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Riffelberg Express Gondola (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Matterhorn Express II Cable Car (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Furi Ski Area (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Zermatt

Zermatt is well known for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in September, March, November or December, when snowfall averages 4339.05 inches and temperatures average -13°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Zermatt

Travellers enjoy Zermatt for its glaciers and sunrises. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Zermatt is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Matterhorn (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Unterrothorn (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Gorner Ridge (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Breithorn (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Weisshorn (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • The Dom (7.4 mi / 12 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Zermatt

The nearest airport is in Sion (SIR), located 24 mi (38.6 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Zermatt Station, Riffelberg and Gornergrat Station are the main stations in the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Zermatt?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,024 holiday rentals around Zermatt. From 78 Chalets to 880 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Zermatt is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Zermatt?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Zermatt. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Zermatt-Furi Gondola: 686 holiday rentals
  • Sunnegga Ski Resort: 1,298 holiday rentals
  • Matterhorn: 1,426 holiday rentals
  • Zermatt (QZB-Zermatt Train Station): 1,683 holiday rentals
  • Zermatt Station: 1,681 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Zermatt listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Chalets in Zermatt?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 78 Chalets in Zermatt. Our other popular types of Zermatt holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 880 holiday houses
  • Houses: 48 holiday houses
  • Villas: 9 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Zermatt?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 66 holiday homes with pool available in Zermatt. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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