Every winter the high-alpine mountain valley around Andermatt unfolds its special magic for the whole family. With its snow-covered streets, the village gives you a true winter feeling. Thanks to the east-west orientation, the winter trails and cross-country skiing trails on the valley floor enjoy plenty of sun. The southern slopes of the Gemsstock are predestined for powder runs, while the sunny eastern slopes of Nätschen-Gütsch offer refreshing and family-friendly outings to restaurants, broad pistes and sledding trails. And off the slopes, snowshoe excursions will tempt you. The Andermatt ice rink offers added fun and a stimulating change of pace, and whoever seeks even more adrenalin can go ice climbing at nearby Göschenen.
Situated at an altitude of 1,444 metres a.s.l., Andermatt has long attracted guests from every corner of the world. The Alpine Ursern Valley offers a diversified range of sport and leisure activities throughout the year.
Whether in search of sporting activity or relaxation, young or young at heart, a couple or family: In Andermatt everyone will find what they like 365 days a year. The many hours of sunshine are another enticement to go outdoors and enjoy activities in the fresh air. In summer, the region invites you to go hiking, Nordic walking, climbing and mountain biking in the breath-taking mountain countryside. Some 500 kilometres of hiking trails offer ideal routes for all ability levels. Further attractive outdoor activities include golf, horseback riding, fishing and tennis. Or do you like even more action? Then river rafting is the thing for you.
Away from the traffic there is a deep silence amid stunning mountain scenery. One way of exploring this is on foot – on one of the many hiking trails.
Golfers love Andermatt. The 18-hole par 72 championship golf course, developed in compliance with rigorous environmental standards, is located immediately adjacent to the village and is beautifully nestled into the spectacular mountain countryside. Measuring 1.3 million square meters, over 6 kilometres long, and designed to international tournament standards, it is one of the most attractive golf courses in the Alps. It was designed by the renowned architects Kurt Rossknecht, Lindau (Germany). The clubhouse with restaurant and lounge & bar presents guests a year-round culinary offering, in summer for the golfers and in winter for the cross-country skiers, hikers and snowshoers. An additional dozen 9- and 18-hole golf courses are nearby enough for a day’s outing.