The alpine region of Switzerland is famous for its skiing facilities and snow related activities with slopes that are perfect for the same. Zermatt is one such alpine village, which has lent its name to the world famous Zermatt Matterhorn ski resort overlooked by the grandeur of the highest mountain of the region, the Matterhorn rising to an impressive height of 4634 meters.
The ski resort is accessible from all major cities of Switzerland within the vicinity of quaint and picturesque villages situated at approximately 3 hours from the nearest city. The glacial zone of the region with its high altitude and permanent snow make it an ideal location for activities such as ski boarding and skiing. The advantage of the resort is that it is open throughout the year with a support structure of more than a 100 premium and affordable hotels catering to every budget.
When To Visit
The best time of the year for a vacation at the resort is summer when nature is in full bloom. Summer activities are full of adventure and exploration where most of the region is accessible and open to reveal the pristine beauty of the area. One can go on long walks or hikes high up into the mountain region. Summer also is ideal for popular adventure sports such as mountain biking, paragliding, white water rafting and fly-fishing. Winter no doubt remains the most popular holiday period, due to the thick blanket of snow ideal for both hardened veterans and novices of winter sports. The unique Zermatt ski park has the distinction of being Europe’s largest ski park with its facilities being used as a training ground for professional skiers.
There are a number of hotels of your choice easily accessible and scattered all around the alpine region. One can stay in smaller guesthouse in the lovely alpine villages or experience the resort at its best, with hotels situated close to the ski parks. There are a number of five star and four-star hotels offering premium hospitality arrangements in imposing Swiss chalet style buildings for a luxurious holiday. Closer to the villages areas are affordable and cheap accommodation for the budget traveler. The glacier paradise is one such resort that is the best choice for a truly awesome winter alpine experience
Travel arrangements and facilities are easily available with numerous car rentals and Gornegratt rail stations situated just a couple of minutes away from the main street. The best travel provider is Zermatt Matterhorn whose affordable packages guarantee to make your snow vacation a fun filed memory to remember where one is assured to return for more.Google+