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Zermatt village walk route details

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Traveling and route

Find out how to reach Zermatt and how to walk.

How to reach Zermatt

Zermatt is car free and can only be reached by train. Drivers can park in nearby Täsch. There are frequent train services from Täsch to Zermatt. Please find more information here.

The route

Turn into the Bahnhofstrasse as you leave the station square. Turn right at restaurant Walliserkanne (Bahnhofstrasse 32) after about 250 m (800 ft), and turn left after about 40 m (130 ft). You will pass the post office and walk up the stairs to reach St. Peter’s English Church. At the church, turn left into Chrum. At the end of the street, turn right into the Bahnhofstrasse. You will now pass the Matterhorn Museum and the Catholic church.

From the Kirchplatz (church square), follow the Oberdorfstrasse. Turn left into the Winkelmattenweg after about 500 m (1600 ft) to cross the bridge over the Mattervispa. Turn right into the Schuhmattstrasse and pass the valley station of the gondola to Klein Matterhorn and Schwarzsee. Turn left into the Staldenstrasse. Keep following the Staldenstrasse as you pass a chapel after about 75 m (250 ft). At the end of the Staldenstrasse, turn right into the Luchernstrasse. Then turn left into the Steinmattstrasse. Turn left into the Kirchstrasse to cross the Mattervispa again and get back to the Kirchplatz. You will pass by the cemetery for mountaineers at the backside of the church. Turn right into the Bahnhofstrasse to get back to the railway station.


Timetable of the trains to Zermatt.

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