Nestled at the foot of the mighty Matterhorn, the remarkable mountain village of Zermatt offers a unique experience for travellers looking to stay in Valais. Book a room in Zermatt and you’ll be able to enjoy the pleasures of this alpine region in a completely car-free environment. This eco-friendly attitude creates a peaceful, relaxing atmosphere and preserves the clean air and pristine views of one of the highest peaks in Europe. Stroll through the picturesque streets as horse-drawn carriages roll by and the occasional electric shuttle bus or taxi trundles past, and you’ll soon understand just what’s so special about Zermatt.
Best Hotels in Zermatt
Zermatt has long been known as a mecca for tourists. Since the Matterhorn was first climbed in 1865, this village has been a key destination for alpine climbing and exploration, and it’s grown into a must-visit hotspot for all sorts of visitors. As a result, the choice of hotels and holiday accommodation in Zermatt is astounding. Wake up in a luxury lodge in the heart of Zermatt village, gaze at astonishing Matterhorn views from the balcony of your contemporary apartment or enjoy a warm welcome at a traditional Zermatt hotel. No matter where you choose to rest your head, you’ll be perfectly placed to enjoy an awesome variety of activities.
Go Exploring from Your Zermatt Hotel
As the highest ski resort in the Alps, Zermatt offers snow sports all year round. The vast surrounding region encompasses 360km of pistes accessible via 54 mountain railways and lifts. The legendary Haute Route mountaineering trail connects Zermatt and Mont Blanc and staying in Zermatt also opens up over 220 miles of hiking paths to you. But of course, there’s also plenty to keep you happy if you’re here to relax. Ride the cable car up to Gornergat to take in a panoramic view of the Matterhorn you’ll never forget. Or stay in the valley and taste Valais specialities and Michelin-starred dishes in the village’s stylish eateries. Sample the legendary après-ski on a night out to remember, then recover with a well-earned spa day before setting off for your next Zermatt adventure.