This tour around the Monte Rosa massif is one of the finest long-distance hikes in the Alps. Requirements: fitness and stamina.
The view into the different valleys in Switzerland and Italy is unforgettable. Hikers see not only the highest and most beautiful mountains in the Alps, but also mountain villages with different cultures and of incomparable character. The stage destinations are well-known: Zermatt, over the Theodul Pass to Cervinia, Alagna, Macugnaga, and back into Switzerland via the Monte Moro Pass, to Saas-Fee and Grächen.
The route leads anticlockwise around the Monte Rosa massif, an endlessly fascinating world of rock and ice. Hikers also make a complete circuit of the Mischabel peaks and the 4,000-metre summits of the Nadelgrat ridge. A thrilling adventure that is simply unforgettable!
Reserve mountain huts and accommodation in mountain villages in advance.
The mountain landscape along the Tour Matterhorn is known for its breathtaking panoramas, attractive mountain villages and wealth of fauna and flora.
Additional information and recommendations are available from the guest information centre on Bahnhofplatz (by the railway station).
Important! This is a demanding alpine trek; stages may include glacier traverses. We therefore recommend the services of a mountain guide with local knowledge.
Additional equipment for glacier crossings: crampons, climbing harness, 1 rope per group of 4, suitable clothing