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Zermatt Holidays

Superb walking at the foot of the magnificent Matterhorn

Surrounded by some of Europe's highest mountains, the Matterhorn, Dom and Monte Rosa and their dazzling glaciers, Zermatt, Switzerland, is a charming traffic-free village with some amazing walking opportunities, and a network of mountain trains and cable cars that makes access to the higher trails easy. Our hotels in Zermatt offer a great choice of accommodation.

Useful Information

Resort Code: CHZE

Languages spoken:

Time difference: GMT+1

Currency: CHF

  • from£749pp
  • 85 rooms
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Receiving excellent feedback in all areas year after year, the Parkhotel Beau Site is deservedly a firm favourite within our programme.

  • from£719pp
  • 84 rooms
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One of Zermatt’s leading hotels, this beautifully furnished family-run hotel enjoys a superb central location, just off the main street, and is only a few minutes’ walk from the village centre and Gornergrat railway for access to the walking area.

  • from£689pp
  • 60 rooms
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Situated in a quiet position just 2 minutes' walk from Zermatt's main street, this 4-star superior hotel is luxuriously-furnished and offers excellent facilities.

  • from£649pp
  • 30 rooms
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This cosy, welcoming hotel with good facilities enjoys an enviable position just above Zermatt and has wonderful Matterhorn views.

  • from£669pp
  • 60 rooms
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Receiving consistently good feedback, this popular 3-star hotel enjoys a lovely quiet position, very convenient for both the village centre and the Gornergrat mountain railway giving access to superb walking country.

 

  • from£739pp
  • 61 rooms
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Furnished in a modern alpine-style throughout, the Mirabeau is a popular hotel, well known for it's fine cuisine and good facilities, including recently renovated pool.

  • from£659pp
  • 70 rooms
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A relaxed family-run hotel with a friendly atmosphere, offering attentive service in comfortable and quiet surroundings.

  • from£619pp
  • 40 rooms
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A very comfortable bed and breakfast hotel with excellent facilities, including pool, well-equipped spa area and lovely garden, the Rex enjoys an excellent location just 2 minutes' walk from Zermatt's main street.

  • from£739pp
  • 48 rooms
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Beautifully furnished in a chalet-style throughout, the Schönegg enjoys wonderful panoramic views of the Matterhorn from its elevated position.

Travel and Transportation

Departure day Duration (nights) To Depart from

Monday 

Wednesday 

Friday

Saturday

3, 4, 7, 10, 11, 14 Zurich Gatwick
Heathrow,
Luton,
London City,
Manchester

Transfer Approx. 3hrs 45mins by rail/postbus.

Departure day Duration (nights) To Depart from

Monday 

Wednesday 

Friday

Saturday

3, 4, 7, 10, 11, 14 Geneva Gatwick
Heathrow,
Luton,
London City,
Bristol
Edinburgh
Liverpool
Manchester

Transfer Approx. 3hrs 45mins by rail/post bus

Flight supplements may apply and are based on 7 nights midweek/weekend departures. Other UK regional airports are available on indirect flights.

Luggage Services

‘Fly-rail Luggage’ - send your luggage directly from your UK airport to your hotel for only £14 per item per way. See our transfers page for details.

‘Fetch My Luggage’ - send your luggage direct to your hotel in advance so it is waiting for you on arrival from approx. £40 per item, per way.

Car hire available: Yes

Evening resort bus service: No

Local bus services:

Parking available: No

Resort Ski bus available: No

Inghams Plus

  • Discount Travel Card – worth over £100 per person - included in the price of your holiday
  • Inghams Saver Plus Summer 2019 Save £50 PER COUPLE - whilst stocks last
  • Free guided history tour of Hotel Monte Rosa
  • Free travel on Swiss Transport Network for children up to 15 years incl.
  • Free daily packed lunches at selected hotels
  • Early Booking Offers at selected hotels
  • Inghams Rep based in resort

 

Special Offers

Excursions

 

PRE-BOOKABLE

Great Value Travel Passes

Purchase a travel pass and only pay one inclusive price for your trips. Prices shown include Travel Card discount.

Peak Pass

£110 (3 days), £155 (6 days)

The ideal pass for sightseers, walkers and nature lovers, the Peak Pass give you unlimited FREE trips on the local cable-cars, gondolas and mountains of Zermatt, including:

  • Gornergrat (beg May - end Sep)
  • Furi (mid May - end Sep)
  • Rothorn, Blauherd (end Jun - end Sep)
  • Schwarzsee & Sunnegga (mid Jun - end Sep)
  • Matterhorn Glacier Paradise (mid Jun - end Sep)
  • Also includes entrance to the Glacier Palace

Available for 3 or 6 consecutive days. Other durations available locally. Applies to walkers’ lifts only (ski lifts extra). Lift opening times subject to change.

Gornergrat Rack Railway

£34, daily

Saaf Fee Glacier Village

£36, daily (full day) Fridays from 21 June

 

BOOK LOCALLY

Matterhorn Glacier Paradise*

Sfr50, daily
The highest cable-car station in Switzerland - on a clear day views stretch as far as the Jungfrau and Mont Blanc. Go up for lunch at the summit restaurant, or visit the famous Glacier Ice Palace! (Entrance extra)

Many more options available locally through your Representative.

*Prices shown for guidance only and include Travel Card discount. Please note that we act at all times as selling agent for the suppliers of activities & excursions.

 

Things To Do

  • Hiking
  • Walking
  • Cable cars
  • Cycling
  • Horse drawn carriage rides
  • Museums
  • Paragliding
  • Shopping
  • Tennis
  • Helicopter flights
  • Cinema
  • Go Karting

The Gornergrat mountain train slowly takes visitors up the mountain, giving wonderful views of the Matterhorn and a breathtaking circular panorama of all the nearby peaks. For a close encounter with the Matterhorn while on Zermatt holidays, take the gondola to Schwarzsee, where there is an inviting restaurant with a sun terrace and a tiny chapel 'Mary of the Snow'- from here you will feel you could almost reach out and touch the mountain! In the village itself, the quaint little streets are full of excellent Zermatt hotels, shops, boutiques, and mouthwatering pastry and chocolate shops.

Activity Information

Other things to do in and around Zermatt

  • Zermatt’s daily parade of blackneck goats through the village (Jul-mid Aug)
  • Visit one of the many churches and chapels in Zermatt and the surrounding area, including the Anglican Church of St. Peter, its past closely linked to the mountaineering history of Zermatt ‘Matterhorn Museum’ in village centre - get an insight into Zermatt’s history, in which mountaineers played such an important role
  • Visit ‘Air Zermatt’ heliport - they perform both rescue and tourist flights
  • 45th Folklore Festival takes place 9 Aug with FREE folklore entertainment including jodling, dancing, live music and a parade through the village
  • Fireworks and traditional music on Swiss National Day, 1 Aug
  • Biking and forest fun park for children
  • Various folklore evenings and concerts take place in Zermatt and Taesch throughout the summer
  • 20km of summer skiing at top of Matterhorn Glacier Paradise (ski lift pass approx. Sfr85 per day)

Discount Travel Card included for all Inghams guests

Save up to 50% with your travel card on trips of your choice across the Swiss transport network. Included in the price of your holiday, and worth over £100!

Travel card sent to you before departure with your rail transfer tickets.

Exploring on the Swiss Transport Network

Switzerland's excellent public transport network of mountain railways, cable-cars, steam boats and buses makes it a pleasure to explore the sights, at your own pace.

Great Value Travel Passes

Purchase a travel pass and only pay one inclusive price for your trips. Prices shown include Travel Card discount.

Peak Pass (pre-bookable) £110 3 days, £155 6 days
The ideal pass for sightseers, walkers and nature lovers, the Peak Pass give you unlimited FREE trips on the local cable-cars, gondolas and mountains of Zermatt, including:

  • Gornergrat (beg May - end Sep)
  • Furi (mid May - end Sep)
  • Rothorn (end Jun - end Sep)
  • Blauherd (mid Jun - end Sep)
  • Schwarzsee (end Jun - mid Oct)
  • Riffelberg (end Jun - mid Aug)
  • Matterhorn Glacier Paradise (mid Jun - end Sep)
  • Also includes entrance to the Glacier Palace

Available for 3 or 6 consecutive days. Other durations available locally. Applies to walkers’ lifts only (ski lifts extra). Lift opening times subject to change.