As a ski destination, Zermatt has it all. In the shadow of the Matterhorn, one of the most iconic mountains in the world, it is a vast high-altitude ski area with excellent skiing for all abilities, including fabulous runs into Italy. Zermatt is a lively chocolate-box car-free village full of shops, and bars spilling out onto the street at après-time.
Zermatt fully deserves its status as one of the world’s best winter resorts, combining excellent, mixed-ability skiing with breathtakingly beautiful scenery, a fabulous après-ski scene, and a lively village that feels magical all year round. The resort is a mixture of rustic old chalets and grand hotels. The main street is lively, full of shops, and bars spilling out onto the street at après-time. At almost any time of day, there’s a great atmosphere here. Browse all our ski vacations.