What's going on in the ski area Zermatt -Matterhorn Glacier Paradise?
The ski area Zermatt - Matterhorn Glacier Paradise consists of three ski resorts, connected by the most modern lifts to a ski area of 358 kilometers of slopes. Skiing and snowboarding between Sunnegga, Gornergrat and the Kleinmatterhorn Glacier ski area is hard to beat in terms of panoramic views. The cable cars in the ski resort of Zermatt - Matterhorn Glacier Paradise go up to almost 4,000 meters above sea level, which makes this ski resort the highest in Switzerland. The mountain station Trockener Steg is the center of the ski area, from here you can take numerous slopes and more connecting lifts. Zermatt has several ski schools with highly trained ski instructors, courses for beginners but also for children are held several times a day. The ski resort Zermatt - Matterhorn Glacier Paradise is very family-friendly, families with children will find suitable, easy slopes and fun parks for children everywhere in the ski resort. Adults also can experience a lot in the ski resort Zermatt. Fancy an adventure? In cooperation with Air Zermatt, mountain guides even offer heli-skiing, an unforgettable experience with panoramic views from the helicopter included. Take a look at the live webcam on the Rothorn and admire the beauty of the scenery. For the way down to the valley, the "Klein Matterhorn" downhill run is a great choice; at 15.3 kilometers, it is the longest ski run in the world without ski paths. The ski area Matterhorn Glacier Paradise is connected with Breuil - Cervinia Valtournenche and Val d'Aosta, thus the winter sportsmen have the possibility to cross the national border to Italy. Gornergrat with the Gornergratbahn are legendary, Gornergratbahn is after Jungfraubahn the second highest mountain railroad in Europe and leads directly from Zermatt to the Gornergrat. In good weather, the Gornergrat offers an unrestricted all-round view of the Riffelhorn and Matterhorn, the view from the viewing platform is unique. This exclusive view can also be enjoyed from Switzerland's highest hotel, the Kulmhotel am Gornergrat. The Gornergrat also offers the highest shopping mall in Europe, shopping in lofty heights is a great idea for bad weather days! Numerous excellent restaurants and cozy huts invite you to stay for a break. The best view of the Matterhorn in good weather is from Findeln on Sunnegga, on Gornergrat and on Riffelberg. There is a live webcam on the Riffelberg - click and be amazed!