Activities

In a place with beautiful mountain scenery of the level that characterizes Zermatt Switzerland, there can be no doubt that it is a place that features world-class skiing and access to numerous other winter activities. But snow activities are not the only activities to participate in when you visit Zermatt Switzerland. To be sure, skiing is the number one reason for the thousands of visitors that flock to the quaint, yet exciting Swiss ski town every year. But there are plenty of other activities to enjoy in both the winter and the warmer months that do not involve a sled, a snowboard, ice skates, or skis.

Zermatt's number one scenic attraction is the Matterhorn, which is not only one of the most majestic peaks in the Swiss Alps but one of the highest peaks as well. And in a mountain town with a mountain as magnificent in every way as the Matterhorn is, there are usually plenty of activities that involve that mountain specifically. In this case that general rule holds true, so if you are a nature lover any time of the year is a good time to visit Zermatt. But some people who decide to visit the Swiss village also go seeking culture, and there is plenty of this in Zermatt too.

Swiss culture is steeped in tradition, with ancient folk art of all kinds playing a large role in everyday life. In fact, art in general plays a large role in Swiss culture, and this can be seen in some of the museums and examples of architecture that can be found throughout the town of Zermatt. Some of the best activities are related to these aspects of Swiss culture, and by visiting them you can learn a lot about Zermatt, and about Swiss culture in general. In order to truly get a feel for Zermatt at all, what you really want to do is enjoy a little bit of everything while you are there. And a list of some of the most exciting, most educational, and most culture rich activities will help you get started on your Swiss Alps adventure journey.

If you have decided to visit Zermatt you are probably going to do a little skiing while you are there, as if you are like most people the Swiss Alps, the Matterhorn, and the skiing are probably what brought you there. But Zermatt has so much more to offer that will teach you so much more about Zermatt and its people that you have to take time out to enjoy some of those activities as well. By doing so you will not miss out on any of the experiences that define Zermatt and Swiss culture, and you will have all that culture to provide you with lasting memories of your adventure experiencing the best Zermatt activities.