Where can I learn to ski in Zermatt?

Guide to ski schools in Zermatt: whatever your level, find out where the best schools are to improve your technique and skills on the slopes.
The outstanding quality of slopes and sheer number of visitors means it’s not surprising that Zermatt has a wide range of ski schools. Whether you’re taking your first tentative steps on skis or are more experienced and looking to push your limits, Zermatt has the ski school for you. Below are our favourites, and a full listing on all Zermatt ski schools to ensure you have all the information at your fingertips to make a well informed choice for your skiing holiday in Zermatt.

Best for private lessons: AER Zone

One-on-one lessons are the best way to make quick progress in the areas you want. From beginner to expert, AER Zone is the private lesson expert in Zermatt. Whatever your starting level and aspirations, your private instructor will know how to get the most out of your personalised program. Get in touch now, and take to the slopes with more confidence than you would ever have thought possible!
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Best for small groups: Matterhorn Diamonds

Get the personal attention of private lessons combined with the added fun of a small group with Matterhorn Diamonds ski school, the experts in personalised small group lessons. Whether your interests lie off-piste or on-piste, their expert instructors will know where and how to best coach you to ensure a rapid improvement in your skiing.
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Best for snowboarders: Ski Schule Zermatt

For those wanting to take to the slopes in a slightly different way, snowboarding is the perfect, adrenaline packed alternative to skiing. Whether you just want to learn how to stay upright and slowly glide across the slopes or you are an experienced boarder looking for big air, Ski Schule Zermatt has a range of classes for you. Take to the slopes and after your lesson of 2, 3 or 5 hours you’re sure to have made great progress and have discovered much more about the art of snowboarding.
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Best for beginners: Stoked Ski School

Offering a dedicated beginners program, either on a one-to-one basis or as part of a group, makes Stoked Ski School the best place to go if you’re starting from scratch and looking to build up your confidence quickly. With friendly, expert instructors, make Stoked Ski School your first port of call if it’s your first time on the slopes.
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Best for kids: Summit Ski School

Catering for all ages from 6 -16 years old, and with a range of tailor-made packaging depending on previous ability, Summit Ski School’s specific Kids program is Zermatt’s best kids ski tuition package. All courses last from 9am – 3pm, so be ready for your kids to have stories at the end of each day and memories that will last a lot longer than that!
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      From 365 CHF per night

      A Stunning Ski-In/Ski-Out Hotel with Uninterrupted Matterhorn Views

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      Swiss Alps spa hotel 'Mont Cervin Palace' perfect holidays in Zermatt

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      From 315 CHF per night

      Luxury Spa Hotel Zermatt 'The Firefly' - perfect ski holidays!

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