How To Visit Gorner Gorge (Gornerschlucht) In Zermatt

It’s no secret that Zermatt is one of the best destinations in Switzerland for outdoor activities.  But there is one hidden gem in this city that is often overlooked by visitors – the Gorner Gorge (Gornerschlucht).

Gorner Gorge is open and accessible in the summer and early fall. 

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Gorner Gorge Ticket Price & Opening Hours

•  May 26 – September 30 from 9:15 am – 5:45 pm •  October 1 – middle of October from 10:15 am – 5:00 pm

Gorner Gorge Location

Gorner Gorge is located 2 km (1.25 miles) southwest of Zermatt, on the outskirts of the city.

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The Gorner Gorge was built in 1886-1887 by two German families so tourists could access this glacier-carved canyon.

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About Gorner Gorge

The Gorner Gorge is much different from other attractions in Zermatt. There is no train or a gondola to take you there, and no restaurants to grab drinks after. It is rustic compared to other activities in the region but that also makes it special (and cheaper to visit).

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Our Experience Visiting Gorner Gorge

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