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  • / Sun terrace at Sunnegga: the perfect view of the Matterhorn.
    Photo: Kurt Müller, Kurt Müller
  • / Winter hiking in Zermatt under sunny skies: Sunnegga is an ideal starting point.
  • / Wolli’s park for beginners at Sunnegga: first experiences on snow for the youngsters.
  • / Many hiking trails start at Sunnegga.
  • / Good skiers can explore the Rothorn area from Sunnegga.
    Photo: Kurt Müller, Kurt Müller
  • / Take the gondola to Blauherd.
    Photo: Zermatt Tourismus, Zermatt - Matterhorn
  • / Sunnegga is not only the starting point for many hikes, but also for fast rides by bike or Kickbike.
    Photo: Zermatt Tourismus, Zermatt - Matterhorn
  • / Take the gondola to Blauherd.
    Photo: Zermatt Tourismus, Zermatt - Matterhorn
  • / Zermatt’s popular swimming lake, the Leisee: a stone’s throw from the Sunnegga summit station.
Sunnegga (2,288 m) is heaven for families. In summer, the Leisee lake offers a refreshing dip. In winter, skiers of all ages enjoy their first sensations of sliding on snow at Wolli’s park for beginners.

The funicular ride from the valley station in Zermatt to Sunnegga takes just 4.5 minutes. The railway, fully renovated in 2013, leads up a rock tunnel through the inside of the mountain to this sunny, scenic terrace with incomparable views of the Matterhorn.

Marmots’ playground
In summer, the marmot-watching station is just a few minutes’ walk from Sunnegga, and promises an unforgettable experience for the whole family. A theme trail reveals fascinating facts about these charming mammals, which live in burrows high in the Alps.

Zermatt’s beach
In summer, families adore coming up to the crystal-clear waters of the Leisee. This is the top spot for an outdoor swim in Zermatt, complete with children’s playground and barbecue areas. Children love playing on the big raft and splashing around in the water – while adults relax and enjoy the glorious view of the Matterhorn.

Superb skiing and snowboarding
In winter, skiers and snowboarders continue on the gondolas, chairlifts and finally the cable car up to the Rothorn. This is the gateway for adventures on the sunny pistes of the whole Rothorn area. However, many return happily to the terrace of the self-service restaurant to enjoy the sunshine and the superb views of the Matterhorn.

All year

  • Photo subject: mountain panorama with view of the Matterhorn

Summer

  • Starting point for many hikes including the Five Lakes Walk
  • Kickbike descents
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Leisee lake with swimming, playground and barbecue sites
  • Marmot-watching stations

Winter

  • Wolli’s park for beginners (skiing)
  • Direct access to the ski pistes
  • Winter hiking trails
  • Snowshoe trails
  • Link to the ski pistes on the Gornergrat
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Update: October 29, 2020

Coordinates

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2'625'684E 1'096'219N
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46.017035, 7.770274
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46°01'01.3"N 7°46'13.0"E
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32T 404808 5096675
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