Andermatt and its Awesome scenery…
Andermatt, the charming little village at the foot of the Gotthard massif, stands for unspoiled alpine nature and unlimited possibilities for sports, relaxation and recreation. At any time of the year.
“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity.”
― John Muir
In the winter…
A storybook paradise for winter sports – in Uri Canton, centrally located in Switzerland. Andermatt in the Urserntal, a valley so loved and praised by Goethe, is captivating with 125 km (nearly 80 miles) of cross-country trails and ski slopes. The Bernhard Russi Slope, named after the gold medalist in the Winter Olympics in Sapporo, is a popular ski slope on the glacier.
Whether beginner or a seasoned veteran, in Andermatt there’s a slope that’s right for every degree of difficulty. Gemsstock itself offers 26.5 km (around 16.5 miles) of black, 23.5 km (around 15 miles) of red and 6.3 km (nearly 4 miles) of blue slopes.
Summer and winter alike, from the peak of Gemsstock Mountain, towering nearly 3000 meters (almost 9,850 feet) you will enjoy a fascinating view of an additional 600 peaks.
…and in the summer
In the summertime, visitors are drawn by green meadows and hiking trails, clear lakes and steep rock walls. Mountain hiking and mountain biking, climbing, golf and fishing are popular attractions. Hang-glider enthusiasts set out on the right wind, decorating the blue summer sky here and there with bright dabs of color.
The breathtaking alpine backdrop makes relaxation a breeze. The climate and landscape in Andermatt are relaxation factors offered free of charge – a guaranteed part of every vacation.
Andermatt, in the heart of Switzerland, is a small and yet exclusive location, far from the hustle and bustle of the press and worth a trip at any time of year.