Gorner Gorge, Zermatt

#3 of 13 in Nature in Zermatt
Geologic Formation · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Carved into the towering cliffs by the Gornervispe River over thousands of years, Gorner Gorge offers a vivid insight into the omnipotence of nature. First opened for tourists in 1886-87, the gorge features two sections--the lower path with secured wooden bridges and galleries and the more challenging upper stretch to be crossed with the assistance of a mountain guide. Use our Zermatt driving holiday planner to visit Gorner Gorge on your trip to Zermatt, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • It is a very short walk from Zermatt but the best is to make it from Furi on the way back walking to Zermatt.  more »
  • The gorge is impressive but a bit difficult to find. Find your way next to the forest fun park. Pay the entrance fee and enter. At the end take the trail to the left back to the city center. We did...  more »
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