Getting to Zermatt Switzerland

Zermatt is located near the Switzerland border with Italy at the foot of the Matterhorn.   Zermatt is a gorgeous resort town that offers some of the best skiing in Switzerland. Zermatt has almost 300 sunny days each year; therefore, the skiing slopes are usually open for visitors to enjoy most of the year.  The climate and weather are only surpassed by the breathtaking and stunning views of the Matterhorn and the Swiss Alps that surround Zermatt.  Since 1947, no vehicles with a combustion engine have been allowed within the city – – only electric cars are permitted in Zermatt.  This means that the air quality is clear, dry and clean.  However, because visitors are not allowed to bring cars into Zermatt, they must use other forms of transportation to reach Zermatt. Continue reading

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Visit Kulmhotel Gornergrat the highest hotel in the Swiss Alps

Kulmhotel GornergratLocated 10,000 feet above sea level, the Kulmhotel Gornergrat is situated in among 29 peeks in the Swiss Alps that reach heights of 13,000 feet.  This makes the Kulmhotel Gornergrat the highest hotel in the Swiss Alps.  The breathtaking views are just part of what makes this hotel one of the best places to stay in Switzerland.  The Kulmhotel Gornergrat was constructed between 1897 and 1907 after rack railroad was extended to Gornergrat.  With easier access, tourist travel increased in Gornergrat prompting the building of the hotel.  In 1996, domes were constructed on the two original stone towers to provide Italian and German scientist a place to view space using radio and infrared telescopes.  The only way to reach Kulmhotel Gornergrat is by train from Zermatt. Continue reading

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Zermatt Switzerland – Four Things to See and Do

World-renowned Zermatt is a must-do place to see.  It’s also a trendy place that people go to in order to be seen.  Many celebrities and other international jet-setters hang out in Zermatt whenever they have a chance, but so do folks like you and me.  Here are four big reasons why Zermatt is so popular: Continue reading

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