Andermatt - An attractive year-round destination
Andermatt lies in the heart of the Swiss Alps – a holiday destination full of opportunities. Located in the high-alpine Ursern Valley in canton Uri, Andermatt offers all the advantages of Switzerland in one place – both in summer and winter.
Andermatt at all times of the year
Andermatt in summer
When the sun is shining, the mountains are an adventure playground for young and old. Cycling, hiking, climbing – there are no limits to your appetite for action in Andermatt. The pristine alpine countryside around Andermatt is just waiting for you to discover it.
You can also tackle the eight nearby Alp passes on your road bike, all the while taking in the majestic views. And golfers will find one of the most attractive golf courses in the Alps at Andermatt: the 18-hole, par 72 championship Andermatt Swiss Alps Golf Course.
Andermatt in winter
Snow-sure Andermatt is very popular amongst winter sport enthusiasts. The Ursern Valley offers excellent conditions for classic, cross-country skiing and for skating. With the merger of SkiArena Andermatt-Sedrun and Bergbahnen Disentis, you can enjoy more than 180 km of pistes on skis and snowboard. Or if you would rather be on foot, the winter hiking trails and snowshoe trails are enticing places to explore.
Those who fancy cosiness can opt for a romantic ride through the snow-covered countryside on a horse-drawn sleigh – enjoying the serenity and beauty of Andermatt whilst nestled into a thick woollen blanket.
Andermatt in bad weather
The hotels in Andermatt offer their guests – and in some cases also non-hotel guests – unique fitness and wellness facilities for relaxation and rejuvenation. The traditional village centre and Piazza Gottardo feature numerous small shops, enticing you to stroll and shop. Andermatt’s Church of St. Peter and Paul, including the cemetery, is also worth a visit. And those interested in history should also visit the Ursern Valley Museum in Andermatt.
Or take a daytrip to Ticino in southern Switzerland – it’s only a short drive away – and enjoy a real espresso.
Evenings in Andermatt
At the end of your day in the snow you can enjoy a tasty fondue or have a warm soak in the hot tub. And if you feel like listening to music, evenings in Andermatt offer quite an experience. Carefully chosen solo musicians perform in the evenings in the cosy Bar and the Living Room at The Chedi Andermatt hotel as well as in many other bars and restaurants in the village. Andermatt Concert Hall organises various festivals in addition to the Young Artist concert series.
Or you can simply enjoy a nightcap at home before sinking into bed, thinking over your experiences of the day.
Staying in Andermatt
The 5-star deluxe hotel The Chedi Andermatt counts amongst the Leading Hotels of the World. It is rich in contrasts, never middling, but offering a perfect blend between extremes – between modernity and tradition, internationality and locality, alpine simplicity and urban sophistication.
The Radisson Blu Reussen 4-star hotel in Andermatt Reuss is located directly on Piazza Gottardo and is easily reached by foot. The building is reminiscent of the grand hotels of the 19th century, built to shelter guests from the alpine wind and snow.
The family-run Hotel Bergidyll offers gemütlichkeit and comfort at a central location.
Food & drinks
The gastronomy offering of Andermatt Swiss Alps includes just the right things for every taste: from a 16-GaultMillau-point experience to après-ski snacks. Enjoy the refined combination of Western and Asian cuisine made with the best local ingredients with the unmistakable flavours of the region. Or if you fancy something more traditional, Andermatt also offers a broad selection of Swiss cuisine.
Real estate purchases
Fulfil the dream of your own holiday apartment in the Alps and the sustainable mountain village of Andermatt. Buy a property today and move in tomorrow. As the owner of an apartment, you have the opportunity to take advantage of the attractive rental programme for your times of absence as well as many other benefits.
Holiday apartment rental
Spend your holidays in one of our cosy holiday apartments and feel right at home. Whether for a romantic weekend for two or a family holiday, Andermatt Swiss Alps offers the ideal apartment. They are fully equipped, furnished in alpine style, and located around the lively Piazza Gottardo in Andermatt Reuss. A wide range of services is offered to ensure that your stay will be perfect.
Fitness & wellness
Immerse yourself in a world of peace and relaxation. Awaiting you in Andermatt is a unique rejuvenation and pampering programme that is sure to inspire you. You can relax and unwind in a first-class atmosphere in both The Chedi and the Radisson Blu Reussen.
Andermatt has a lot to offer culturally too. With the opening of Andermatt Concert Hall, a new centre for music and culture was created. The Young Artist Concert Programme (YACP), presented by Andermatt Music, supports young soloists and chamber musicians who are already recognised in Europe as Stars of Tomorrow. The YACP includes monthly concerts through June 2020 and is supported by a partnership with Bank Julius Baer & Co AG. The Andermatt Music Festivals offer a wide range of classical music, opera, jazz and modern symphony mash-ups.
Retreats & seminars
Easily accessible and yet far away from everyday office life – that’s the beauty of the convention facilities of Andermatt Swiss Alps. In Andermatt you will find the perfect venue for your business meeting, convention or seminar.
The Chedi Andermatt hotel offers a variety of state-of-the-art spaces for up to 180 people. The impressive conference centre at the Radisson Blu Reussen can accommodate up to 650 people (concert hall). For smaller events or seminars there are four meeting rooms and two boardrooms.
The Berliner Philharmoniker inaugurated Andermatt Concert Hall, designed by Studio Seilern Architects, with a brilliant concert. With this world-class forum for music, the mountain village of Andermatt boasts another flagship – in addition to the numerous outdoor activities and the breath-taking landscape. A variety of concert series and music festivals are being held regularly in this new cultural heart of Andermatt.
The ecologically designed 18-hole golf course is situated right next to the village and is perfectly nestled into the spectacular natural countryside. At Andermatt, golf enjoyment does not end with the 18th green, but at least with a tasty regional dish at The Swiss House. This restaurant, located right on the golf course, offers a wide range of regional specialities and sandwiches.
Since the ski areas were merged, the winter sport resort of Andermatt+Sedrun+Disentis has become known as one of the most modern ski resorts in the Alps. It boasts perfect deep-snow slopes, ideal pistes for children, challenging steep slopes, and downhill runs of up to 1,500 metres in length. Andermatt+Sedrun+Disentis is the largest ski resort in Central Switzerland, with over 180 kilometres of pistes and 33 modern lifts.
Andermatt Swiss Alps
The charming, tradition-steeped alpine village of Andermatt is back on the tourist map as an attractive year-round destination. Thanks to careful planning by Andermatt Swiss Alps and the respect for traditional architecture, the village district of Andermatt Reuss blends in perfectly with the existing surroundings and helps to ensure that the village retains its typical character. In order not to compromise the natural charm of Andermatt, the development project is strictly geared towards sustainability.
Location & travel
Located in the heart of Switzerland, Andermatt can be quickly reached by car or train. Trains run several times a day to Andermatt, and the village is just 10 minutes from the north-south autobahn. The airports of Zurich, Basel, and Milan are only two hours away.