Gorner Gorge, Zermatt

4.3
#2 of 13 in Nature in Zermatt
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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  • You need to hire a guide from the local bergfuhrerburo. I thoroughly enjoyed doing this gorge walk, first alone with my guide Andre Imboden ( now retired but a very brave man who tied himself to me wh...  more »
  • This was absolutely fantastic! We went with no expectation cuz we didn't know what to expect here. But it blew our minds! the sound of the water against the rocks and the force with which it flows, it...  more »
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  • We started walking to it but we didn't see any info about how long that walk would be. As we were short of time we did not went down completely. Maybe check before you start your walk. The hotel wasn't a good help either...
  • Awesome. Very stunning. Gorgeous blue waters. If hiking the area definitely make plans to detour through the Gorner Gorge. Small cash fee. Well maintained. Many stairs. Not for someone afraid of heights or cliffs.
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