Mountain Region Andermatt + Sedrun + Disentis
Andermatt + Sedrun + Disentis, joined by the “+” symbol in the Swiss flag, is a genuine winter wonderland.
Whether it’s the 180 km of ski slopes and 33 lifts on mountains up to 3,000 meters high, or gourmet restaurant experiences, this region is full of snowy peaks and gorgeous scenery.
Easily accessible by car or train from Zurich, and not far from Milan airport either, it’s also a place you can reach from many parts of central Europe with ease.
Snow and sports
At this high altitude, regular snowfall is guaranteed, meaning pristine fresh slopes at every turn. This, of course, makes it a brilliant skiing and snowboarding destination and visitors from all around the world flock there to enjoy challenging courses such as Gemsstock in Andermatt. This freeriding paradise includes downhill runs of over 1,500 meters from November to May.
The Andermatt-Oberalppass ski area, meanwhile, is a family fun zone. The MATTI Kids-Arena and the tobogganing area are the first stop for children, while there are also beautiful winter hiking opportunities.
Sedrun offers long downhill runs and a boardercross slope, while Disentis has an array of alternative winter activities such as fat biking, snow tubing and zorbing to enjoy.
The region also boasts two natural ice rinks, cross-country skiing routes, and the ACE Snowpark. This park features 10 to 15-meter high kickers, boxes, special waves, rail downs, snowpark tubes and more: the perfect place for “shred heads.”
Après-Ski in the Andermatt + Sedrun + Disentis region
Whether you’ve been out skiing, hiking, snowboarding, or any other strenuous activity, be assured you’ll find plenty of warming spots to recharge and refuel.
There are many fantastic eateries in the Andermatt + Sedrun + Disentis region including rustic pubs, hearty steakhouses, alpine huts, and cozy restaurants with sunny terraces that boast picturesque mountain views and Michelin starred chefs.
Whatever your appetite and budget, the variety is such that you’ll never lack options to have your mouth watering or to quench your thirst.
The après-ski train between Andermatt and Disentis is not to be missed. Here, you’ll enjoy unforgettable views as you savor a Kafi Luz, a local specialty consisting of coffee and a dash of fruit brandy.
Summer in the Swiss Alps
A visit to the Andermatt + Sedrun + Disentis region outside of the skiing season will still present guests with splendid natural beauty that must be seen to be believed.
With 850 kilometers of hiking trails waiting, lovers of walking in nature will not be disappointed by the sheer depth and diversity of paths to discover. Children will love exploring the region, too. For memories you’ll cherish forever, take a hike with Bärti the pack goat. Climb huge peaks, stroll up gentle slopes or simply admire the placid mountain lakes, dense forests, and colorful meadows in this true paradise. 16 mountain huts along the routes offer a place to kick off those walking shoes and rest the legs.
The famous Four Headwaters Trail, connects the sources of the Rhine, Reuss, Ticino, and Rhone rivers—a bucket list experience for hikers.
If walking isn’t your thing, cycling is another popular way to see the area. Take a road bike, mountain bike or e-bike out into this unspoiled terrain, enjoying the eight mountain passes and a wealth of trails.
Whatever the time of year, the Andermatt + Sedrun + Disentis mountain region is a place where the natural world will leave you feeling inspired, energized and renewed.