Zermatt Opening Dates for Winter 2022/23 (Updated September 2022)

The irony is that in Zermatt skiing is available 365 days a year, so Zermatt is always ‘open’.

Although skiing continues on the 21km of pistes of the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, the rest of the ski area will open for the 2022/23 winter season on 26 November 2022.

Zermatt Winter Opening Date – 26 November 2022

The formal opening date for winter 2022/23 in Zermatt is 26 November 2022. We will publish the full lift opening schedule here when it is released. Most lifts will remain open until 30 April 2023.

One of the great photo spots in Zermatt

Zermatt-Cervinia ‘Speed Opening’ Downhill

This winter will be special as Zermatt and Cervinia host the first World Cup downhill race of the season in Europe from Gobba di Rollin to Laghi Cime Bianche.

Safety Measures & International Entry Requirements

Masks are not required in Switzerland. Proof of vaccination is not required for lifts, restaurants or cafes. This may change, so you should check the latest situation here.

You can use the Swiss Travel Check website to review your status and any additional particular requirements that apply. You can check the latest US travel status here.

Zermatt Unplugged in 2023

Zermatt Unplugged is back from 11-15 April 2023. We will update our website with details of acts playing when they are announced.

You can find out all about Zermatt Unplugged 2022 and about the ‘Summer Weekends’ event on our website.

zermatt unplugged

New investments in Zermatt

Zermatt continues to invest in improving the already-impressive lift system. Make sure you follow our blog and social media to stay up to date on the latest lift improvements.

Accommodation in Zermatt

If you would like to come and enjoy our wonderful resort this winter, then please contact Ed or Suzanne at Matterhorn Chalets.

We can help find the right catered or self-catered chalets or apartments for you, as well as arrange every aspect of your holiday with our concierge service.

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