Best Hikes in Zermatt

12 Epic Day Hikes in Zermatt (+ Trail Stats, Photos & Map)

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One of the best ways to explore Zermatt is on foot. Hiking trails climb high into the mountains above Zermatt, past Swiss hamlets, through scenic valleys and rocky gorges, and to some of the best viewpoints of the Matterhorn. The network of cable cars and trains takes you up into the mountains, so for the most part, you don’t have …

Matterhorn Glacier Trail Photo

Complete Guide to the Matterhorn Glacier Trail (+ Map, Photos & HELPFUL Tips)

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The Matterhorn Glacier Trail is one of the easiest and most scenic hikes to do in Zermatt. This point-to-point trail weaves its way between alpine lakes and along the way you get up close views of the Matterhorn. Since it is done one-way and is a mostly downhill hike, this is a great trail for all ages and ability levels. …

Hornlihutte Hike Photo

Complete Guide to the Hörnlihütte Hike (Map, Trail Stats & Photos)

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The Hörnlihütte (Hörnli Hut) is a lodge built at the base of the Matterhorn. For thrill seeking rock-climbers, the Hörnlihütte marks the start of the ascent up to the peak of the Matterhorn. Even if you do not wish to stand on top of the Matterhorn, simply hiking to and from the Hörnlihütte makes for an unforgettable day hike.  The …