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The Gorner gorge is a place of exceptional natural beauty. The wooden walkways leading between the towering cliffs provide a dramatic insight into the power of nature. The Gorner gorge offers a thrilling adventure for the whole family. Since the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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Reviewed January 26, 2019

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 when I used to climb 4000 ers with...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

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's a view not to be missed. It...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Riddhi V
Reviewed October 19, 2018

Take a beautiful stroll along the gorge, we walked as far as we could and were able to take some amazing pictures with the Matterhorn in the background. I saw so many people just taking pictures from the main bridge and it was such a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Beautiful gorge to walk around. Though, if you are scared of heights some of the platforms you might have troubles with. Wish there was more information on how/when the gorge was formed.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kelly D
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

This was a nice hike from town. I do NOT recommend taking small children, the stairs are very steep and the ground uneven. There are blue pools there which are amazingly turquoise.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MM899
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

On the south end of Zermatt is this hidden gem of a hike through the gorge.. highly worth it! Only slightly physically exerting compared to many of the available hikes around Zermatt. The views are unique! Recommend it. 5 francs.

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank Rhoffmann11
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

I would recommend going in the route where the lady is in the hut.We missed the right at the end of the gorge and ended up having to turn around because it was too difficult a trail for us. The right is easy to miss...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Katenoelle2016
Reviewed September 23, 2018

I started this hike from the hut. I costs 5CHF. The lady at the hut is very friendly and explains the route to you. At the end of the gorge there are 2 ways to get back to Zermatt. I turned left after I finished...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank karol452
Reviewed September 17, 2018

It's a tough slog getting up to it, but worth every step once you're down inside. We've never been this close to an active river still grinding an ever-deepening gorge like this. There are 170 or so stair steps leading down, through and back up...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank Thomas B
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Cost 5 francs for adults and so worth at least walking to the end and back. Gorgeous water falls and movement of waters from above. Great locations to take some breathtaking pics. Takes about 30 minutes each way at a snails pace 45 from stopping...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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