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Country Country-Switzerland Switzerland
Canton Uri (UR) Uri (UR)
Altitude Altitude 1316m - 2194m
Speaking Languages Speaking-Languages German
Official Website Official-Website https://www.anderm...
Near Airport nearest-airport Zurich Airport
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Andermatt is a beautiful authentic Alpine lifestyle village, situated elegantly in the Swiss Alps. To give a distinct picture of Andermatt, it is enough to mention that this place is surrounded by a natural meeting point of passes, rivers, and regions throughout Switzerland.

Being situated at the centre of Saint-Gotthard massif, in the Urseren Valley of the timeless charm, Andermatt serves as a crossroads of the mountain pass to four directions: from north to south and from west to east.

In the late 18th century, the Urseren Valley was described as “dearest and most interesting” compared to all other regions he knew by outstanding German author Goethe. Andermatt ski resort becomes a wonderland for railway fans, giving a chance to try historical routes like Matterhorn-Gotthard or take one of the exciting roads crossing the Swiss Alps from west to east.

The historic village centre of Andermatt is well-preserved and is a peaceful environment with a number of grand houses which were built from traditional woods. Andermatt inspires all its guests with the tranquility and relaxing environment.

If we consider Switzerland to be the “Water Tower” or “Moated Castle” of Europe, then being in Andermatt means that you are right in the middle of that tower. This is where the four rivers of the Rhine, the Rhone, the Reuss, and the Ticino rise. Here you can find more than 40 crystal-clear glittering lakes.

The winter sports facilities and Andermatt spas mean that whether you wish for a relaxing holiday or an adventurous one, you are guaranteed to find it here in the most spectacular surroundings. The ski area extends to connect with the neighbouring ski area of Sedrun. The summer is an ideal time for outdoor activities against a backdrop of spectacular mountain scenery, perfect for hiking, climbing and mountain biking.

The village is also famous for hosting cultural and congress events. Being at the crossroads of passes, Andermatt favours economic advantage and is developed as a SPA resort and trading centre.

Andermatt is the ideal place to enjoy your Swiss holiday in the best way possible: 365 days of recreational and sporting activities, varied regional cuisine, an 18-hole golf course, cosy atmosphere ideal for families, and much more.

Fulfil your dream of a lifetime in the historic village of Andermatt during a private transfer operated by AlpExcursion.

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