Switzerland offers everything that a hiker’s heart desires. Whether you want to take a day trip or a multiple-stage tour, beautiful panorama tour or historic hike – the diverse selection of tours offers fitting tours for every type of hiker. The hiking road network surrounding Zermatt is particularly popular that excites both visitors as well as locals.
Variety of tours in the middle of a landscape of fourthousanders
If you are convinced that it is not possible to avoid the tourism hustle of Zermatt, you should take a hike on the “Edelweißrunde” (edelweiss lap): The breathtaking scenery of the Matterhorn and the line of fourthousander summits along the Swiss-Italian border show off the calm and peaceful side of Zermatt. Away from the fuss and near the famous mountain railways, visitors and locals enjoy the pure delights of hiking.
The 5-lake-lap above Zermatt is regarded as the most popular and eventful circular hike. The ascent follows the Murmelweg that provides information about groundhogs. During the hike you pass five lakes that even reflect the Matterhorn during good weather conditions.
The lap of Valle del Salto combines culture and condition. During the hike on historic paths you have the chance to explore the original mountain landscape of Valle Maggia and enjoy the untouched mountain landscape of Valle des Salto. You will find numerous religious shrines and old brick settlements along the way.
The Rätikon is ideal for a multiple stage tour around the “three towers”. The elevated hike shows off the most beautiful side of the Rätikon.