Hiking, biking, mountaineering and much more
Summer holidays in Randa near Zermatt
The idyllic mountain village in the Matter valley
The village of Randa is easily reached by car or rail. Due to its proximity to the world-renowned resort of Zermatt, Randa offers everything you need for a pleasant and highly enjoyable summer holiday. Spend the night in an affordable holiday home in the Valaisan mountain village of Randa and benefit from the sport, cultural and recreational facilities of the first-class holiday resort of Zermatt. With the Matterhorn Gotthard Railways it takes less than 20 minutes to get from Randa to Zermatt.
Spend an unforgettable summer or winter holiday in Randa, a typical Valaisan mountain village, in the midst of the Matter Valley, surrounded by the famous peaks of the southern Valaisan Alps that dominate the landscape.
The choice of recreational activities in and around Randa in summer is large: Walk through blooming mountain meadows and pristine high forests, go on a glacier crossing tour, ascend to new heights on an alpine mountain tour or simply enjoy the tranquility and beauty of the Alps.
Summer activities in Randa and surroundings
- Casual strolls through the streets and alleys of Zermatt
- Hut to hut hiking with overnight stays
- Guided hiking tours with Alpine Center Zermatt
- Mountain climbing on the Dom, Weisshorn or Matterhorn
- Climbing, fixed rope routes, canyoning
- Nordic walking
- Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge (longest suspension bridge in the world from 2017 to 2021)
- Mule trekking
- Mountain biking
- Glacier hiking in Zermatt
- Golfing (Golf Club Matterhorn)
- Summer skiing on Klein Matterhorn
Hikers’ paradise Zermatt
Due to its proximity to Zermatt, in Randa you benefit from the hiker’s paradise around the Matterhorn. Some 400 km of hiking trails around Zermatt are there for you to explore. Hike through fragrant stone pine forests, along a glacier and past romantic mountain lakes you can swim in and on whose surface the unmistakable peak of the Matterhorn is reflected. Mountain cableways facilitate the ascent to higher areas.
Information about the mountain experience in Zermatt