Matterhorn trail, Zermatt

This trail offers spectacular views of the north face of the Matterhorn, idyllic Schwarzsee lake with the "Maria zum Schnee" chapel. Zermatt’s only alpine dairy is to be found at Stafelalp, and the charming little hamlet of Zmutt invites visitors to view the quintessential Valais chalets.

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  • Destination



Starting point: Zermatt
Destination: Schwarzsee Paradise
How to get there: By train
Return: By cable car
Technique/Difficulty: medium
Fitness requirements: medium
Distance: 10.7 km
Vertical metres: +1042 m, -78 m
Total hiking time: 3h50
Season: June to october
Restaurants and pubs: Schwarzsee, Stafel, Zmutt
Accomodation: Zermatt