Randa trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Build your own package
+ Add destination
2 adults
- +
- +
- +


Randa is a municipality in the district of Visp in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. It is located between the Weisshorn and the Dom in the Matter Valley.HistoryRanda is first mentioned in 1305 as Randa.In 1819, the village was almost totally destroyed by the blast from a huge avalanche that fell nearby.In 1991, a portion of the village was flooded following a large rockslide from a cliff above the town.The village is popular for tourists wishing to visit the area, as it is reachable by car and rail, and has a campsite which offers a taxi service to Zermatt, a car-free town. The train-line, known as the Glacier Express also connects to Zermatt offering visitors many ways to access the town.GeographyRanda has an area, of 54.5km2. Of this area, 8.0% is used for agricultural purposes, while 9.9% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.6% is settled (buildings or roads) and 81.5% is unproductive land.The municipality is located in the Visp district, in the Matter valley. It consists of the village of Randa and the hamlets of Lerch, Wildi and Attermänze.Coat of armsThe blazon of the municipal coat of arms is Divided by a Bend Argent, Gules a Mullet of the First and Vert an Edelweiss proper slipped.
Randa is in Canton of Valais. Take a look at our Switzerland road trip app to refine the details of your trip to Randa.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
  • Build a plan

    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it

    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package

    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!

    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance

Popular things to do in Randa

Duration: 4​h

Side trips from Randa

Duration: 4​h
Duration: 1​h 30​min