Zermatt this summer, offer like never before!
Have you long wanted to enjoy the view of the unmistakable Matterhorn? Then you have the opportunity this summer. Due to the still low number of foreign guests, our 10 partner hotels in Zermatt and Täsch are offering more rooms at a discount on hotelcard.com this year than ever before. While many hotels in Graubünden or Ticino are already fully booked in the summer months, as a Hotelcard member in Zermatt you will get your money's worth this year. And on top of that, you will support our local partners in a challenging time.
Keyword Matterhorn: Did you know that the mountain on your Hotelcard is the most photographed mountain in the world? No wonder! Anyone who has ever seen it in real life knows that something magical emanates from this mountain. But Zermatt has much more to offer than "just" the Horu (Valais German for Matterhorn). We show you what you should definitely not miss:
Gourmet Hotspot Zermatt
After the Federal Council decided that restaurants may reopen, gourmets will get their money's worth in Zermatt this summer.
The region below the Matterhorn is considered a hotspot for gourmets. A culinary and scenic highlight is the gourmet hike through the pretty mountain village of Findeln. There is hardly any other mountain village where the density of gourmet restaurants is as high as in Findeln. On the gourmet hike, you can indulge yourself from the aperitif over several courses to the dessert of more than 41 Gault Millau points.
Further information: Gourmetpass Findeln
Delicacies © Pascal Gertschen
Top destination for athletes
Did you know that the highest ski resort in Europe is located in Zermatt? It is also the only ski area in Europe that is open all year round. Skiers will also find a ski paradise here in summer. An alternative is water skiing. This is also possible on the Matterhorn. At the Schalisee in Täsch, you can whizz across the cool water on a wakeboard or water skis. Further information: Schali Lago
Of course, in and around Zermatt you will also find numerous fantastic hiking trails, exciting bike trails or thrilling via ferratas. Our tip: the Schweifinen via ferrata, high above the village. There are three different routes here. Route A is also suitable for families with children from the age of 10. However, you should be sure-footed and free from vertigo.
Hiking near the Riffelberg © Pascal Gertschen
Mega holiday fun for families
Families love Zermatt and Zermatt loves families. The great variety of family-friendly excursion destinations and activities promises sensational holidays for the whole family.
What about a swim in the fresh, turquoise-blue Schalisee on a warm summer's day? Or would you prefer an exciting excursion into the Gornergrat Gorge? A path leads between rock faces on wooden walkways through the adventurous gorge.
Downhill riding on a dirt scooter promises even more action for older children. The off-road scooter takes them rapidly downhill. Families will certainly not be bored in Zermatt, as the range of unique activities is second to none.
Hiking in the Sunnegga area © Pascal Gertschen
Superlative ride on the Gornergrat Railway
Don't miss a ride on the Gornergrat Bahn – the highest outdoor rack railway in Europe. The views along the way are sensational. No fewer than 29 four-thousand-metre peaks can be marvelled at here. First and foremost, of course, the Matterhorn. The final station is the highest outdoor station in Europe.
Gornergrat Bahn in summer © Gornergrat Bahn
Our top hotel offers in Zermatt
The 4* Hotel Monte Rosa in the heart of Zermatt convinces with its lived hospitality. The mountain hotel looks back on a long history and tradition. Lots of flair and the glamour of the Belle Epoche make your stay a very special experience. 41 individual and lovingly furnished rooms provide a lot of comfort.
Astoria & Hotel Appartement La Perle
The small, family-run and warm 4* Hotel Astoria & Hotel-Appartement La Perle is located in the centre of Zermatt. Most of the spacious rooms offer a balcony and mountain view. The Studio La Perle is located very close to the train station. The south-facing studio includes a living/bedroom with 2 beds and 1 sofa bed, as well as a small kitchenette. The studio is furnished with high-quality cherry wood. There is also enough space for families here.
Mont Cervin Palace
Unobtrusive luxury and cosiness await you at the 5* Hotel Superior Mont Cervin Palace. The hotel more than meets the highest demands. The elegant furnishings and top service await you in this top-class hotel. The large spa area with 1700 m² provides exercise, relaxation and tranquillity. Thanks to your Hotelcard, luxury becomes affordable here!
The 3* Superior Hotel Alpenblick is familiar and homely, in a sunny location and with comfortably equipped rooms. Hospitality is written in capital letters in this charming hotel. The hotel is in a quiet location, very close to the Matterhorn Paradise cable car. Families in particular feel welcome here. A child under the age of 9 stays here free of charge in the parents' room and there are attractive reductions for older children.
We hope that we have been able to inspire you with our tips and we look forward to welcoming you soon in one of our partner hotels in Zermatt or Täsch. Reserve your room today - because booking early is especially worthwhile at the moment. It's got to last as long as it lasts!
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© Mont Cervin Palace / Hotel Monte Rosa Zermatt
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