Europe's highest ski resort is the favourite arena for skiing enthusiasts from all over the world. Miles of pistes, picture-perfect slopes, sun and snow are the ingredients for a flawless ski holiday in Zermatt. This is one of the few European resorts to feature skiing 365 days a year, so seasons are never a limiting factor. 360km of slopes with intermediate and advanced terrain are up for grabs for newbies as well as experienced skiers. You can pick from four main skiing sectors – Rothorn, Gornergrat, the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise and across the Italian border in Cervinia, all of which are connected by a world-class lift system.
Those vying for classical Matterhorn views can fulfil their dreams at the Sunnegga-Rothorn area, home to the wildly beautiful Kumme piste. Expert skiers can challenge their limits on the bumpy slopes of Triftji. Zermatt's largest ski area is the scenic Schwarzsee-Klein Matterhorn. From the top of the Klein Matterhorn (3820 metres), it is a swooping vertical descent of 2200 meters. The town itself is infinitely appealing - the bustling main drag is lined with bars, boutiques and cafes, while a labyrinth of back alleys hides ancient wooden barns and chalets. For the perfect blend of luxury and character, discerning travellers can check into the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof. Glittering chandeliers, oak interiors, three culinary outlets and 77 gorgeous rooms with faultless views. What more can you ask for?