(1603 – 3899 m. n. m.)
Swiss village Zermatt Thanks to its unique location and good snow conditions become known worldwide. Ski resort Zermatt is located at the very end Mattertalu, under the most famous and most photographed mountain in Switzerland - the Matterhorn, which reaches a height of 4478 meters above sea level and from all sides by other 38 four thousand series, including Monte Rosa. The resort is located in the Pennine Alps and along the Italian Cervinia, Valtournenche and Breuil centers around an extensive ski area Matterhorn Ski Paradise.
This area is one of the largest and highest in Europe and provides skiing at almost 400 km of ski slopes. Due to the high altitude there is good snow cover throughout the season, until late spring. Zermatt it is also the largest area with skiing during the summer months. A new addition is a common summer pass to the adjacent area Saas-Fee, which allows summer skiing 41 km of ski slopes. Since Zermatt is a very luxury, famous and well equipped center, derived from the rates for a, meals and there is also the most expensive ski pass in the Alps. The uniqueness of Zermatt confirmed by the fact, that is completely closed to vehicular traffic.
Skiers are available 33 blue, 67 red and 27 black lines. Transportation is provided for skiers 31 lifts, 18 and two chair 20 cablecar and also 2 gondolas. The total transmission capacity is 78 thousand people per hour. Most of the tracks are located at a height above 2500 meters, slopes are regularly maintained and about 15 % also artificial snow making. There is a huge selection of ski runs of all difficulty levels and lengths. Quality slopes in Zermatt, supplemented by lots of possibilities for freeride and offer a magnificent view of the surrounding countryside. The ski area is divided into 3 parts: Sunnegga / Rothorn, Gornegrat / Stock Horn a Matterhorn Glacier Paradise. All three areas are available from different places in Zermatt. The connection between the resorts provide regular ski buses running. From the center of Zermatt to get to the first area Sunnegga / Rothorn, the sunny slopes attract mainly families with children. From the top to the middle Blauherd get the steeper lines, where you can enjoy a unique view of the Matterhorn. The second area Gornegrat / Stockhorn is connected with the center of Zermatt by cog railway, which takes you to the top of Gornergrat, at the height of 3089 meters above sea level. From here it is possible to get to the cabins Stockhorn, where its come mainly freeride skiing lovers, well groomed trails and heliskiing. Down the wide blue runs. The largest area is the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, which lies on the border of Italy and Switzerland. New osmikabinková Matterhorn-Express cable car takes you either to the middle Furi, or continue to Schwarzsee or Trockener Steg. Z Trockener Steg se na tzv dostanete. Little Matterhorn in height 3883 meters above sea level. Here you will find the highest viewing platform in the Alps. Back to Zermatt leads 17 km long trail through the Plateau Rosa, which is the beginning of a sharper but gradually becomes less demanding, range of Furi it is quite modest. The Furggsattelu you can enjoy two beautiful carving tracks. Trips to Switzerland
Cross-country skiers in this area too nezajezdí, there are a few routes untreated. For snowboarders under Furgsattelem built Gravity park. In Zermatt A wide range of activities polyžarských, You can try the pool, tenisovou desire, Massages, diving under the frozen lake, dogsledding, sledging, 45 km of winter footpaths for hikers and snow shoeing. There are also encounter several local jewelry store. Interesting is also a mountaineering museum, where you can see first gear climbers and mountain guides. You can also visit the highest glacier grotto in the Alps. The resort Zermatt is the capital city, Prague 1040 km.