Key reasons for choosing Zermatt in Summer

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Chalets in Zermatt Summer 2013

We had a fantastic 2013 winter season in The Alps with record snow fall. But that doesn’t mean that ski resorts batten down the hatches and go into hibernation until the season starts again! Instead, they shake off the snow to reveal their verdant beauty and make for a refreshingly different summer vacation destination. Perfect for escaping city smog and blistering heat, ski resorts in summer offer fresh, clean air, spectacular scenery and a host of activities, including hiking, mountain biking, paragliding, rock climbing and of course summer skiing and snowboarding.

Top Reasons to Visit Zermatt:

For guests visiting Switzerland’s famous ski resort of Zermatt there’s no shortage of activities. The key reasons for choosing Zermatt this Summer:

  • The Matterhorn, the world’s most iconic mountain
  • Charming, bustling, flowery village
  • Warm days, cool nights and sound sleep
  • All the famous gourmet mountain restaurants are open
  • There are more sports than a hyperactive kid or teenager can possibly do in one week, from skiing to beach volleyball
  • Numerous events and festivals, ranging from the Eagle golf cup to classical music with the Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Extensive shopping opportunities

Major Summer Experiences in Zermatt

  • Domhütte:Inaguration at the Beginning of July

Mountain climbing enthusiasts who like to travel the world seeking to climb the highest mountains in popular areas like Switzerland anticipate the excellent service they will receive when they reach the Schweizer Alpen Club huts in the Swiss Alps. The Domhütte invites all mountain climbers to come out and enjoy the new look and greater comfort of their prestigious facility.

  • Family App: Tips for the Complete Zermatt Family Experience

Zermatt is the perfect destination for family holidays. Swiss Tourism has launched a new app that has suggestions for programs for the whole family. The app features exciting experiences that can happen while at the Matterhorn.

  • Wolli Welcomes Children For Fun During the Summer

Zermatt´s beloved mascot enjoys spending time with children when they come and visit him. Parents can purchase the “Wolli Summer Fun Pass” that offers young children an amazing summer events filled with adventures!

  • Marathon in Zermatt with 2000 participants

The Zermatt Marathon is a popular event for runners as well as spectators. Non-runners can board on a train car and cheer runners on as they ride along down the St. Niklaus-Zermatt railway line.

  • Matterhorn Ultracks Trail

As another popular race, the Matterhorn Ultracks Trail takes place on the August 24th. Join the most challenging mountain race in the Alps! If you join now, you can also enjoy a reduced a reduced registration fee. If you want to contribute, but running isn’t your thing, you can sign up to be a helper during the race.

  • Zermatt Music Festival

This year the Zermatt Festival features young and upcoming artists who are on their way to star-dome. Stars who have already made it will also be participating in the event. The event hosts classic music performed by passionate artists. These include: Mojca Erdmann and Nicolas Altstaedt.

  • Prix Bienvenue: View Some of the Friendliest Hotels

Frequenters to Zermatt know that the hosts in Zermatt are very welcoming. Zermatt hotels are also among the most cordial hotels in all of the Switzerland, and can be viewed in the Prix Bienvenue. 11 of the 100 friendliest Swiss hotels reside in the beautiful city of Zermatt.

  • Package: Family Fun for Wolli Fans

Wolli doesn’t just invite children but the whole family to engage in a fun experience during their stay in Zermatt. Children´s costs are available upon requests.

Zermatt Chalets for rent this summer:

Here is a selection of amazing properties available for rent this summer 2013 in Zermatt:

Chalet The Lodge ZermattThe Zermatt lodge is a flagship 5 star catered chalet. It is one Zermatt’s most luxurious catered and serviced chalets and is quite unique. Situated close to the main street and the Sunnegga Express lift station, The Lodge takes up the whole top floor (320 square meters) of a new chalet with an unmatched view over the roof tops dominated by the Matterhorn. There are five double bedrooms, four of which can be configured as twins.

Chalet Pollux Zermatt Chalet Pollux is one of our three unique Zermatt residences (our Chalet Gemini and Chalet Castor being the others): a luxurious free standing three storey independent chalet with 4 bedrooms, large enough for groups of 8 guests each. Its location provides the best of both worlds: spectacular views and easy access. Side by side, tucked against a beautiful hillside, the numerous balconies and large terraces give you bird’s eye views of the village and the surrounding mountains.

Contact our Reservation Team to start planning your Summer Holidays in Zermatt.


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