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Panoramic photo of Andermatt in winter. - (c) Andermatt-Urserntal Tourismus

Andermatt Quick Facts
Resort: Andermatt
Altitude: 1444m
Ski Area: SkiArena Andermatt-Sedrun
Canton: Uri
Train Station: Yes
Main Language: German

The village of Andermatt is classically Swiss - all chocolate box quaintness and extremely picturesque, surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery. It's located high up in the Alps in the Urseren valley, about 30km south of the southern tip of Lake Luzern. Andermatt nestles in the valley at an altitude of 1444m, with the Gemsstock mountain dominating over the resort and rising up to nearly 3000m on the southern side of the resort.

Andermatt Positives and Negatives

  • Charming, traditional resort.
  • Some great slopes for advanced skiers and free-riders.
  • Slopes generally uncrowded in midweek.
  • The ski slopes Can get busy at the weekend.

Andermatt The Resort Itself

The village of Andermatt has one main street going through it, the Gotthardstrasse, and this is the home to a host of hotels, cafes, bars, shops and churches along it, many of them fine examples of your classic wooden Swiss-style buildings. At the western end of the Gotthardstrasse is the main Gemsstock cable car, taking skiers up into the main area of slopes, whilst at the other end the Gotthardstrasse meets. the Unteralpreuss river which winds makes its way through the town.

Transport links to Andermatt

The table below shows train times from the main cities and transport hubs of Switzerland to Andermatt.

From Time Changes
Basel 3:00 1
Bern 2:42 1
Geneva 4:47 1
Geneva Airport 4:56 1
Lausanne 3:28 1
Luzern 1:46 1
Sion 2:21 1
Zurich 1:55 1
Zurich Airport 2:17 2

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