Family members, co-workers, and neighbors have insisted that if you’re taking a ski vacation, it has to be a Zermatt ski trip. This is the part of Switzerland that is a fairy-tale like place for skiers. It is like a real-life magical snow globe from a story book of the Swiss Alps.
Picture yourself on a Zermatt ski trip and you’re riding ski trams and trains, going up thousands of feet vertically. Then you sit in an alpine chalet where you’ll be served cheese, fondue, and wine. At this point, you have arrived in Zermatt in style my friend. Look around and soak it all in, you’ll know quickly why your family, co-workers and neighbors insisted on a Zermatt ski vacation.
Still Not Convinced?
There are so many reasons you need to take a Zermatt ski vacation, the list is endless. First of all, the only way to get to Zermatt is by train because this village is car-free. How much more unique and unparalleled can you get for a vacation? The Zermatt ski slopes are flanked by three great ski mountains that are all interconnected by funiculars, lifts, trams, and trains. Like the Gonnergrat Train, Zermatt’s highest and longest railway that climbs the Alps from the center of the village and up to over 10,000 feet. Here you’ll get the most spectacular view from Zermatt is the Matterhorn.
As you ride the trains, you’ll see a view here that you will never forget about your Zermatt ski trip: The view of this 14,692′ peak that waits for you with 153-miles of trails, ready for you to ski down. Or any of the 72 lifts that serves the area and will take you over the Italian side of this gorgeous mountain. Already, you’re getting a two-for-one trip by sightseeing both Italy and Switzerland!
On this Zermatt ski trip, you can take a ride on the four-stage Matterhorn Glacier Gondola and then ride in the world’s highest cable car up to Klein Matterhorn peak at 12,791 fee. Keeping to the left as you ski down the Plateau Rosa Glacier, then at the end of your run, enjoy a meal of fresh pasta on Cervinia’s sun deck. Spare yourself from a second bottle of wine, no matter how tempting, so that you won’t miss the last lift of the day back to your Zermatt hotel. Unless you want to enjoy a helicopter ride back down …. Another little perk of your Zermatt ski trip!Google+