In Switzerland’s Valais canton southern area is Zermatt, the mountain resort of all mountain resorts everywhere. With 1,600m elevation, the view is stupendously beautiful; the enormous Matterhorn is an ever-so-present in all its majesty. Here, you can climb, dine, hike, shop, or ski in any direction from the center of Zermatt. Or simply just relax and enjoy the peaceful beauty of it all in any of the Zermatt hotels, each having its own charm and flair.
The Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn is a Zermatt focal point and the of the Bahnhofplatz is welcoming with all the things a visitor to Zermatt could need or want. There are many restaurants, services, and shops where you’ll find authentic local foods, and most importantly, plenty of places to buy the souvenirs that will keep your memories of this trip alive forever.
So, you want to go skiing for the first time or the 1000th time, and you want it to be THE destination for skiing? Well, Zermatt Switzerland is the place to go, folks! They say it is one of the top destinations for skiers, but we say it is THE TOP place in all of Switzerland, Europe, the WORLD!