Tour Matterhorn

Italy Italy
Switzerland Switzerland

Worth knowing

The Tour Matterhorn runs for a length of 143 kilometers through Italy and Switzerland.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as hard and it usually takes 7 days to walk the Tour Matterhorn.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail you are self-sufficient.
But at irregular intervals (at least every few days) there is the possibility to buy food.
This needs to be planned accordingly and it can only be recommended to contact the aid stations and check the opening hours.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp and in managed huts.

Wild camping on the trail is a gray area As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently prohibited. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Tour Matterhorn

143 km
Elevation gain
10.300 m
Elevation loss
10.100 m
Highest Point
Theodulpass / 3.295 m
Lowest Point
Randa / 1.403 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
143 km
10.300 m
10.100 m
3.295 m
1.403 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Tour Matterhorn
  • in a tent/tarp
  • in managed huts
Solitude on the Tour Matterhorn
Moderate contact with other people and only occasionally with settlements

The best time to hike the Tour Matterhorn is:


Arrival to the Tour Matterhorn

You will arrive via Malpensa International Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus / Zug. Duration approx. 4 hours.

Departure from the Tour Matterhorn

Departure is via Malpensa International Airport.

You can get to the airport per Bus / Zug. Takes about 4 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Tour Matterhorn

What else you should know about the Tour Matterhorn

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