Zermatt is one Europe’s most awe-inpsiring ski destinations. Resting in the shadow of the mighty Matterhorn, this is a world class resort steeped in history and tradition. The combination of breathtaking scenery, top class hospitality and one of the highest ski areas in the Alps make this a dream destination for 365 days a year. Here are 5 of the top experiences to enjoy when visiting Zermatt:
Stay somewhere spectacular
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Take a helicopter ride
Take a helicopter ride around the majestic Matterhorn peak and land at Testa Gricia and then ski into Italy and have lunch at Chalet Etoile. Air Zermatt can take you to the most enticing white slopes of powder snow you could imagine.
Ride the highest ski lift in Europe
Ride the highest ski lift in Europe where you can enjoy views of both of Europe’s highest two mountains in the process – Mont Blanc and Monta Rosa. The Klein Matterhorn passes over the Theodul Glacier and carries more than half a million passengers a year.
Take a trip on the Gornergrat Bahn
The Gornergrat Bahn is one of the oldest, highest and most spectacular mountain railways in the world, climbing to 3,790 meters above sea level. It covers a 9 kilometre stretch and is the second highest railway in Europe.
Dine somewhere special
Have dinner at one of Zermatt’s world famous mountain restaurants on the mountain and then moonlit ski back to the village. For a treat with a view, try Chez Vrony or, on the main run down from Furi, Zum See.