Andermatt trip planner
Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free
Andermatt is a mountain village and municipality in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. At an altitude of 1437 meters above sea level, Andermatt is located at the center of the Saint-Gotthard Massif and the historical center cross of north-south and east-west traverses of Switzerland. It is some 28km south of Altdorf, the capital of Uri.GeographyAndermatt is located in the valley called Urseren, on the headwaters of the river Reuss and surrounded by the Adula Alps. Immediately to the north of Andermatt, the Reuss flows through the steeply descending Schöllenen Gorge – or simply the Schöllenen – to Göschenen and further down the Reuss Valley to the north in order to flow, near Altdorf, into the Urnersee, the first part of Lake Lucerne. In the other three directions, the valley is linked by three Alpine passes: the Oberalp Pass (6,706 ft; 2,044 m.) to the east, the St Gotthard Pass (6,909 ft; 2,106 m.) to the South and the Furka Pass (7,992 ft; 2,436 m.) to the west.Andermatt has an area, of 62.2km2. Of this area, 40.8% is used for agricultural purposes, while 5.5% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 1.7% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (52%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains)., 0.4% of the total land area was heavily forested, while 5.1% is covered in small trees and shrubbery. Of the agricultural land, 4.3% is used for orchards or vine crops and 36.5% is used for alpine pastures. Of the settled areas, 0.5% is covered with buildings, and 1.1% is transportation infrastructure. Of the unproductive areas, 0.5% is unproductive standing water (ponds or lakes), 1.0% is unproductive flowing water (rivers), there is 30.9% that is too rocky for vegetation, and 19.7% is other unproductive land.Andermatt is in Canton of Uri. In the build up to your vacation in Andermatt, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our Switzerland holiday planner.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Build a planTell us where and when you
want to go, we will build
the best sightseeing itinerary
Refine itYou have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
Book as a packageUse our travel agents to get
package savings and hassle free booking
Enjoy your trip!Enjoy our 24x7
Popular things to do in Andermatt
Places to visit with Andermatt
Recently planned trips to Andermatt
8 days in Swiss Alps BY A USER FROM ISRAEL September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Europe BY A USER FROM BRAZIL December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 19 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM BRAZIL September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Swiss Alps BY A USER FROM ISRAEL October, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 41 days in Swiss Alps BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Andermatt BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium