The winter season is kicking off in Europe. Ikon Pass holders can now access Zermatt Matterhorn, a European ski resort straddling the border between Switzerland and Italy. Get stoked, Europe is open.

At over 13,000 feet (almost 4,000 meters), Zermatt is the highest ski area in the Alps. Set amid a stunning backdrop, the European destination is a winter wonderland. With scenic snowscapes to Swiss cheese, it perfectly blends Swiss hospitality and Italian lifestyle.

Skiers and riders enjoy extensive terrain, with over 220 miles (360 km) of pistes. Thanks to its varied terrain, Zermatt has a run for every skill level. In the evening, visitors can stroll the car-free streets of Zermatt, filled with excellent restaurants and cozy après spots.

With it’s dramatic scenery, diverse terrain, and quaint mountain village, Zermatt is a true winter sports paradise. It’s a destination Ikon Pass holders will definitely add to their bucket lists.

Europe is open. Experience the Magic of the Matterhorn. Get your Ikon Pass today

Need a little more travel inspiration? Mitch Pittman traveled from Seattle to Switzerland to show what it’s like to ski on a glacier.

Europe is open, along with several other Ikon Pass destinations. Check out opening days at other locations across North America, including Colorado and Canada.

And if you make it over to Zermatt Matterhorn during the 19/20 winter season, share your photos and videos, tag @ikonpass, and we may feature you.