Going to Zermatt in Switzerland isn’t just all about skiing. There are so many attractions in this unique ski resort village, you may find yourself visiting more than once because you haven’t had a chance to take them all in. It isn’t just the beautiful and majestic Matterhorn that brings tourists and visitors. The Swiss Alps are quite a sight to see and definitely one to be visited more than once. But there are a few more things about Zermatt that will make you want to book your next vacation to the snowy mountains of Switzerland.
One of those attractions is the dining. Dining in this unique resort village is an adventurous experience. You will find such a great variety of tastes and flavors, you will be talking about the village cuisine long after you return home. There are only about 6,000 people living in Zermatt and each of the restaurants seems to have its own style of cooking. The one thing you can count on, however, is that each restaurant offers unwaveringly high food quality.
Each vacation you take and place you visit is bound to have a signature dish. For Zermatt, that dish is “Rosti”. Rosti is the Swiss version of hash browns. This dish is prepared in every Zermatt restaurants you visit in a large variety of ways. You will be astonished by how many changes can be made to this dish. You can’t go wrong trying it with cheese, as a cheese fondue or served along with local trout. And don’t forget to try some of the delicious desserts that are offered. It is Switzerland, after all.
Switzerland is known for chocolate and cheese. It is a given that you will want to try the chocolate, just so you can say that you did, if for any other reason. Zermatt restaurants offers chocolate specialties that you won’t find anywhere else in the world, made with the finest chocolate on the planet. Once you have tasted the sweet chocolate, you will know that your Swiss vacation is complete.
Don’t forget that if you enjoy outstanding service from your server or waiter, leave a tip. While some tourists leave hundreds of francs, it is perfectly acceptable to leave 1 to 5 francs. Zermatt restaurants are comfortable, clean and friendly. Some of them feature local musicians and are very laid-back. No matter which restaurant you visit, you can be sure of one thing – you will leave satisfied and happy.