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Hiking route details Furi to Zermatt

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How to get there & route details

How to travel to Zermatt and trail details.

How to get there and back

Furi can be reached by gondola from Zermatt. It takes 20 minutes to walk from the railway station to the gondola. Zermatt is car free and can only be reached by train.

From Furi, cable cars go further up into the mountains to Klein Matterhorn and Schwarzsee. You can go there first and do this hike later.

Drivers can park in nearby Täsch. There are frequent train services from Täsch to Zermatt.


From the gondola station of Furi, follow the signs to Schwarzsee, until the path ends in a sharp bend of a wide path. Turn right at the descending path. Turn left at the fork quickly after. Keep following the wide descending path until an intersection. Head for Zermatt here. Head for Zum See at the intersection with an asphalt road (Bielti). Turn right at the fork. There is pasture land at your left now. You will pass a restaurant at your left side as you walk through the settlement of Zum See. Turn left for Zermatt about 500 m (1600 ft) out of Zum See. You will cross a bridge over the Zmuttbach and reach Zermatt shortly after. Walk straight ahead to the railway station through the Zen Steckenstrasse, the Oberdorfstrasse and the Bahnhofstrasse.


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