Zermatt experiences at the foot of the Matterhorn

19/02/2016

Zermatt – a charming Walser village at the foot of the Matterhorn, one of the world's most striking mountains. In this world-famous resort, a tour of the old village district with its traditional, 500-year-old Valais houses is just as enjoyable as the comforts of Zermatt's hotels and restaurants. The unique natural landscape around the famous Matterhorn also has plenty of experiences and adventures in store throughout the year: Zermatt is ideal for hiking, biking, skiing and climbing, with some 38 peaks over 4,000 metres high to conquer.

Highlights
“Hinterdorf” old village district
Matterhorn Museum
high ropes course
mountaineers' cemetery
Gornergrat ridge and railway

Directions
distance: approx. 60 km
one-way journey time: approx. 1 h 25 min (car) to 2 h 30 min (train)
accessible: by car or train
NOTE: Zermatt is a car-free village; travel
from Täsch to Zermatt by train
more information: www.zermatt.ch

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