Fulfill your dream of a lifetime in Andermatt, a historic Swiss holiday village in the heart of Switzerland. Andermatt Swiss Alps is extending this charming high-alpine village to create a first-rate holiday destination. It offers broad activity and lifestyle pursuits, an array of hotels and apartment houses and chalets.
Andermatt is becoming known as a place for healthful food and lifestyle, with unlimited opportunities for outdoor recreation in invigorating surroundings and for relaxation in a beautiful natural environment.
Thanks to the destination’s high altitude and reliable snow fall, the region is perfect for all kinds of winter sports; Alpine skiing, snowboarding, freeride, cross country, biathlon, ice skating, curling and many more.
This beautiful resort has a range of slopes for beginners and the more experienced. Ambitious skiers will love Gemsstock (almost 3,000m above sea level), whilst Natschen, with its sunny slopes, is perfect for families and casual skiers. There are beautiful snow hiking routes off-piste, and those looking for a real challenge can take on the G?schenen ice climb.
Andermatt is the ideal base from which to discover Switzerland and its diverse cultural attractions, picturesque towns and villages and traditions. Visit Lucerne with its idyllic old town and other local attractions, like Lake Lucerne, Pilatus and Rigi. For a more relaxed southern ambience, after just one hour's drive you could be sipping an espresso in sunny Ticino or enjoying popular destinations such as Locarno, Ascona and Lugano. Drive for another hour and you will reach Milan and experience the real Italian way of life in this fashion capital.
True connoisseurs start their expedition through the Alps from Andermatt. The Glacier Express or the original steam trains or stagecoaches take you through magnificent glaciers and mountains to Zermatt or St Moritz. For another great day trip, enjoy nature up close in the Engadine valley, in the neighbouring canton of Grisons and the Valais at the Goms and the UNESCO World-Heritage site Jungfrau-Aletsch.