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!
Zermatt is located at the foot of the Matterhorn in the Swiss Alps in Switzerland. Its location, in the center of 38 peaks towering over 3,800 meters, makes it one of the most popular ski resorts in Europe. As a small alpine village of about 8,000 inhabitants, Zermatt hosts more than 30,000 guests during the peak winter ski season. Skiers from around the world love Zermatt as do other winter sports enthusiasts such as snow boarders, ice skaters and mountain climbers. However, winter is not the only time that this town is filled with tourists. The summer months are a busy time as travelers from around the world descend on this alpine paradise to enjoy summer sports such as river rafting, hiking, mountain biking and paragliding. Zermatt has a lot to offer as a premier European ski resort. If we had to choose our favorite reasons why we love Zermatt we would have to begin with its most famous “face” – – the Matterhorn.Continue reading »