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Fitness
Winter hiking

Täsch Panorama Trail (Nr. 130)

Winter hiking · Switzerland
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  • Täsch with view towards Zermatt
    / Täsch with view towards Zermatt
    Photo: Zermatt Tourismus, Zermatt Tourismus
  • / The village of Täsch in winter
    Photo: Zermatt Tourismus, Zermatt Tourismus
  • / Crossing the Mettelbrücke bridge
    Photo: Zermatt Tourismus, Zermatt Tourismus
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The Panorama Trail around Täsch presents an ideal alternative to skiing, with open views, romantic forests and pure, blissful tranquillity.
easy
4.4 km
1:25 h
274 m
274 m

The early bird catches the worm, or in the case of the Täsch Panorama Trail, the sunshine, as it sets early in winter, leaving the valley wrapped in the mountains’ shadowy embrace. The trail heads across wide snowy expanses on the valley floor before following the edge of the forest. After crossing the bridge over the Vispa river, the route climbs into picturesque mixed forest and then finally reaches an altitude of about 1,500 m, revealing magnificent views.

  • Suitable for children aged 6 upwards
  • Breathtaking views of the Mischabel mountains, including the Täschhorn and the Dom
  • View of Täsch and Randa

Author’s recommendation

This route passes leisurely through Täsch’s winter landscape, making it ideal for a comfortable stroll.
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Author
Zermatt Tourismus
Updated: March 18, 2020

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1584 m
Lowest point
1434 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

  • Plan every mountain tour carefully and adapt to participants’ fitness level as well as the weather and season.
  • Weather conditions can change quickly in the mountains. Appropriate clothing is therefore essential, along with adequate supplies of food and water. In uncertain weather, turn back in good time.
  • Inform others of planned route, and whenever possible avoid going alone.
  • Do not leave the marked routes; do not venture onto glaciers without a mountain guide.
  • It is forbidden to walk on the ski pistes.
  • Please be considerate to other walkers and to plants and animals.
  • Beware: railway crossing

Tip: “Be searchable”. Equip yourself with an additional RECCO rescue reflector*. Whether summer or winter. Available in our Online-Shop or our information desk.
*The additional reflector does not replace an avalanche beacon.

Start

Täsch (1,450 m) (1434 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.067696, 7.775273
DMS
46°04'03.7"N 7°46'31.0"E
UTM
32T 405282 5102298
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Destination

Täsch (1,450 m)

Turn-by-turn directions

Täsch (station) - Ägerte - Mettelbrücke - Mettelzug - Rafwald - Schopftschuggen - Täsch (station)

(Hiking time in reverse direction: approx. 1h 25)

This hike is marked on the signposts as “Panoramaweg Täsch”.

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all notes on protected areas

Public transport

The drive from Visp to Täsch takes about 30–40 min. The road leads through the wild and beautiful Mattertal valley. By train to Täsch: less than 3½ hours from Zürich airport or 4 hours from Geneva airport. Change at Visp onto the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn (Matterhorn Gotthard Railway). From Visp, the railway leads through the Mattertal valley past idyllic small villages to Täsch.

Getting there

The drive from Visp to Täsch takes about 30–40 min. The road leads through the wild and beautiful Mattertal valley.

Parking

Täsch has car parks with both covered and open-air parking – e.g. at the Matterhorn Terminal or privately operated facilities.

Coordinates

DD
46.067696, 7.775273
DMS
46°04'03.7"N 7°46'31.0"E
UTM
32T 405282 5102298
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

We recommend:

  • Good footwear
  • Hiking poles (optional)
  • Warm winter clothing appropriate for the weather

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
4.4 km
Duration
1:25h
Ascent
274 m
Descent
274 m
Loop Scenic Refreshment stops available Family friendly

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