The Klein Matterhorn Glacier Paradise

When most people plan a trip to Zermatt they are sure to add the Matterhorn to their list of things to see while they are there, as this is by far the most famous peak in the Swiss Alps.  Few people realize, though, how magnificent the sight of the Klein Matterhorn is as well, and end up missing it during their stay.  And when they miss this great mountain peak they also miss out on a sight in Zermatt that is much more unique than those you are used to seeing in places with breathtaking views of mountain peaks.  Continue reading

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Three Events to Attend in Zermatt This Year

ZermattZermatt is a great place to visit during the winter, but it is not just to ski that people visit the lovely Italian ski town, and it is not just during the winter months either.  In fact, a number of visitors come here specifically to participate in or to attend one of the many great events held in Zermatt, of which there are  number that are held at different times of the year.  While many people plan to visit Zermatt when one of these events are being held, others are simply lucky enough to be there when they take place.  Either way, whether you already have your Zermatt trip booked, or you are still in the planning stages, you can surely benefit by knowing about some of the most popular events held in the town during the year.  There are a few in particular that will provide you with a unique experience during your stay in Zermatt Switzerland. Continue reading

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The 10th Anniversary of the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn

Since Zermatt is a car free town there are few ways to get there, even from some of the most popular towns and cities in Switzerland.  That being said, there is one way to get there from popular areas such as Visp, St. Moritz, and Davos that is not only one of the most common methods of transportation to the beautiful village of Zermatt, but one of the most enjoyable too.  And all through 2013, it will be even more enjoyable, and even easier to enjoy, because the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and those who love to ride, or love the thought of riding, can benefit from the celebration.  Continue reading

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