Alpine accommodation in Andermatt
Andermatt, a charming alpine village in the Ursen Valley of the Swiss Alps, is located in the centre of the Saint-Gotthard Massif mountain range - approximately two hours from Zürich - and offers a traditional and beautiful option for your winter holiday.
Stay in a charming Andermatt holiday apartment and enjoy the picturesque views before you head out for a day on the slopes. With over 125km of piste, good snow and plenty of on-piste restaurants, snow bars, huts and a snow park , Andermatt is well-equipped for your break in the Alps. For adrenaline seekers, head up to Gemsstock Mountain above Andermatt, ideal for free-riding and advanced skiers and boarders with plenty of steep slope runs. The area is particularly popular for its off-piste opportunities due to the deep snow. Here you can ski the 4.3 km Bernhard Russi Run, named after the Swiss downhill-skiing world champion, born in Andermatt. The Gemsstock also holds the Avalanche Training Centre and is home to one of Switzerland's most popular free ride events, the “King of the Mountain”, which usually takes place annually around April. If you are staying in Andermatt accommodation as a family, head to the Nätschen mountain, with over 20km of ski pistes of all difficulties, it is an ideal area for families. This area is also used for tobogganing and winter hikers. Anderrmatt also offers cross-country skiing as well as ski runs and and snow-tubing. The town also plays host to various different events and festivals. Visit during the festive season and experience the traditional alpine Christmas markets. In January, the Mammut Alpine Festival takes place, where guests can follow guides' knowledge of mountaineering and try out various different activities, from ice climbing to snow shoeing. During the month of March, Andermatt Live is held, with live music and a lively atmosphere.
Stay in Andermatt accommodation during the spring and summer seasons and experience how the town is transformed into a lush green, peaceful alpine town and offers numerous activities to enjoy the Swiss landscape. Go hiking, mountain biking golfing or climbing – there are various via ferrata locations available. If you are a keen hiker, competitive – or both – perhaps take part in the Peakhunter Huts Challenge – in which competitors attempt to visit as many of the mountain huts as possible within a certain area in order to win a prize.
See more of Switzerland
With so much to see in Switzerland, consider exploring more of the country during your stay. Anderrmatt is located approximately three hours from Basel, situated on the River Rhine at the Swiss-German-French tripoint. Alternatively, search for holiday apartments in Bern, the capital of the country.