What is the best time to visit Zermatt?

ZermattThe easiest answer to this question is anytime that you want to go.  Zermatt is a lovely alpine town located in the Swiss Alps at the foot of the great Matterhorn and it does not have a “bad” season.  No matter when you visit this quaint alpine village with its cobblestone streets and horse-drawn carriages (it is a car-free town with only a few electric vehicles allowed), you will find something that interests you any time of the year.  Continue reading

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Zermatt, Switzerland – the perfect Swiss Alps ski resort

Swiss Alps ski resortAsk anyone in Europe, and possibly around the world, what is the number one ski resort in the Swiss Alps and they will tell you Zermatt.  Zermatt is a quaint village located at the foot of the great Matterhorn in the canton of Valais in the western portion of Switzerland.  It is near the Italian boarder (making it very easy to ski both the Italian and the Switzerland side of the Matterhorn).

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Why You Should Visit Zermatt Even if You Don’t Ski

ZermattZermatt means different things to different people.  For some, it’s a place to witness some of the most spectacular scenery in the world.  Others use the village as their base of operations while they’re trying to climb to the top of the Matterhorn.  Some see Zermatt as the perfect place for après-ski activities – the village somehow manages to be cosmopolitan and elegant yet quaint and charming at the same time.  Others, of course, see it as a place to enjoy some of the world’s best skiing.  The slopes range from beginner to ridiculously challenging and the ski season is the longest in the Alps.  Continue reading

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