Federal Government confirms its directives.

On Monday 16th of March 2020 at 20:00 the Federal government overruled the Cantonal instructions set earlier the same day.

Under the new Federal instructions Hotels, parahotels and all accommodation businesses are able to stay open for business.

According to the latest guidelines, many of the other businesses in the Zermatt – Matterhorn destination are closed at least until 19 April 2020.
This includes:

– Cable cars and mountain railways
– Bars
– Restaurants
– Shops (except shops selling food or goods for basic needs)

In addition, all public and private events are cancelled. The following is still guaranteed:

– Medical care
– Food supply
– Traffic routes to and from Zermatt and within Zermatt

We will keep updating you with the latest news as we get them.

The official Zermatt Tourist Office information live ticker can be found here.