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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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  • This is a great afternoon hike and worth doing. You get a perspective that you otherwise miss just being on top of the mountains. Bring a camera, there are lots of photo opportunities.  more »
  • We have walked from Zermatt center to Gorner Gorge about 30 minutes with you children. We have taken nice video for the waterfalls, them we have continued our way to Blatten village where we had cold....  more »

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