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.
Snow-covered mountains, a traditional village centre, blooming alpine meadows – you’ll find all this and more in Andermatt.
So that even more holiday guests will be able to enjoy this unique blend of lively experience within an idyllic setting, Andermatt Swiss Alps is developing the charming mountain village of Andermatt into a one-of-a-kind, high-class year-round destination. Regardless of season or weather, Andermatt is always full of opportunities to enjoy.
Winter sports in Andermatt
Do you live for winter sports? The SkiArena Andermatt-Sedrun will thrill you. The snow-sure region of Andermatt, with over 120 km of slopes, is known as one of the best ski regions in the Alps.
Golf in Andermatt
Is golfing your passion? Then you will love Andermatt. The breath-taking 18-hole par 72 golf course is over 6 kilometres long, harmoniously nestled into the spectacular mountain countryside. This makes it one of the most attractive golf courses in the Alps.
Staying overnight in Andermatt
The Chedi Andermatt has been named the best five-star deluxe hotel in Switzerland, and it constantly delights guests from around the world. The four-star Radisson Blu Hotel will open its doors spring/summer 2018. And more four- and five-star hotels will follow.
Dining in Andermatt
Andermatt Swiss Alps offers a culinary spectrum with just the right thing for every taste: from 16 GaultMillau point highlight to après ski snack.
Fitness & wellness in Andermatt
Immerse yourself in a world of tranquillity and relaxation. In Andermatt you will find a unique relaxation and regeneration programme that will delight you.
Meetings and seminars in Andermatt
Easily accessible yet far from the everyday grind – welcome to the convention facilities of Andermatt Swiss Alps. Here you will find the perfect venue for your business meetings, conventions and seminars.
Renting a holiday apartment
Book one of our comfortable apartments for your holidays and feel right at home during your stay. Whether for a romantic weekend for two or for your family holidays – Andermatt Swiss Alps has the ideal holiday apartment.
Buying real estate
Fulfill your dream of your own holiday apartment in the charming alpine village of Andermatt. As an apartment owner, you have the option to have your apartment rented out during your times of absence – and thereby generate income.
Location and directions
Andermatt is quick to reach. Trains stop at the village many times a day, and the north-south autobahn is just a ten-minute drive from Andermatt. The airports at Zurich, Basel and Milan are just two hours away.
Andermatt is a year-round destination
The special thing about Andermatt is that there are always things for you to experience here – in summer or winter, whether cloudy or sunny.
On sunny summer days
When the sun is smiling, the mountains are a great place of adventure for young and old. Biking, hiking, mountain climbing – there are no limits to your thirst for outdoor activity.
The pristine alpine countryside around Andermatt is just waiting for you to discover it. Numerous trails lead you out of Andermatt and into the mountains, to secluded lakes or along the Reuss. Breath-taking views and exciting theme trails and hiking circuits await you. Both experienced hikers and leisurely walkers will find just the right trails.
If your children are coming along, you can turn your hike into a treasure hunt by using a GPS receiver to search for hidden geocache locations along the way.
Regardless whether you like mountain biking or road biking, you’ll discover wonderful routes around Andermatt. The numerous bike trails are ideal for mountain bike tours. Or on your road bike you can conquer the eight Alp passes and take in the magnificent views from the top.
Andermatt offers climbing enthusiasts a variety of climbing areas and fixed-rope routes for various skill levels. But you are always safe when you climb, so that the experience will be a thrill but never a risk. Your children can even climb with you.
Golfers will find one of the most attractive golf courses in the Alps at Andermatt: the 18-hole par 72 championship golf course. The course, designed to strict ecological standards, was only recently opened by Andermatt Swiss Alps. In the surrounding Gotthard region you will find three additional golf courses.
Winter days out in the snow
Andermatt is very popular in the winter, mainly as a sports paradise. You can wind your way down the slopes on skis, a snowboard or a toboggan, or you can trek through the fresh snow on snowshoes. The Ursern Valley also offers winter sports fans excellent possibilities for classical cross-country skiing and ice-skating.
- The Gemsstock is a terrific ski area at 2961 metres a.s.l. The snow-sure area is served by a gondola cableway as well as several lifts. «Fit for Fun» magazine calls it the best ski area in the Alps.
- The Gemsstock is also very popular among freeriders.
- With its sunny slopes, Nätschen is ideal for families and leisure skiers.
- The ski areas of Sedrun and Disentis are both nearby. The ski areas of Sedrun and Andermatt are being merged to form the SkiArena Andermatt-Sedrun. With over 120 kilometres of slopes, it will be the largest ski area in central Switzerland. The SkiArena is being sustainably planned in dialogue with environmental organisations.
- The Ursern Valley also offers a dense network of cross-country trails, sure to make the heart of every cross-country skier beat faster.
Snowshoe trekking and tobogganing
If skiing and snowboarding are a bit too daring for your taste, then snowshoe trekking might be just your thing. Because snowshoes are suitable for all types and depths of snow, you can go out in any weather, and you are not dependent on specially prepared trails.
Sledging and tobogganing are also superb in Andermatt. The toboggan run on the sunny mountainside of Andermatt is ideal for children and promises great fun for the whole family.
For those who like it cosy and relaxing, a romantic ride in a horse-drawn sleigh through the snow-covered countryside is just the thing. Enjoy the peacefulness and beauty of Andermatt, cuddled into a thick woollen blanket.
If the weather is unpleasant
Every now and then the Andermatt sky becomes unfriendly. For times like these, the village offers a diversified cultural and recreational programme for summer and winter.
Fitness, swimming and wellness
The hotels in Andermatt offer their guests, and sometimes outside visitors too, unique fitness and wellness facilities for relaxation and regeneration. The indoor pool at Sedrun is also nearby and can be reached by car or public transport within an hour.
Shopping and attractions
The traditional village centre, with many small stores and businesses, is enticing for strolling and shopping. The village church of St. Peter and Paul along with its cemetery is also well worth a visit.
If you are interested in history, you mustn’t miss the chance to visit the Urseren Valley Museum in Andermatt. In this patrician house dating from 1786, with a magnificent living room as the centrepiece, local life around 1780/1800 is elucidated. Here you will also find out about the history and culture of the valley, local tourism, the military and alpine farming and industry.
In the evening
After a day in the snow you can savour a delicious fondue or take a warm bath in the hot pot. And if you like music, evenings in Andermatt offer plenty to hear, including wonderful classical music concerts and also rock and pop concerts.
Of course, many opportunities for après ski are also tempting. Or just enjoy a relaxing nightcap before you sink into bed, filled with thoughts of the eventful day.
The new Holiday Village Andermatt Reuss
Andermatt Swiss Alps has been developing the new Holiday Village Andermatt Reuss since 2010. So as not to spoil the natural charm of Andermatt, the development is based on strict sustainability principles.
Only renewable energy sources are used, and the resort centre will be kept car-free. Inspired by the traditional architecture of the region, the new apartment houses blend beautifully into the historic townscape of the village.
Once complete, the Holiday Village Andermatt Reuss will include six new 4- and 5-star hotels, 500 holiday apartments in 42 buildings, and around 28 exclusive chalets, to be custom designed after each parcel is purchased.
Year-round destination Andermatt
Andermatt is an ideal holiday destination because you can enjoy Andermatt in all its resplendence any time of the year.