Night skiing – a unique experience in Zermatt Switzerland

GornergratSkiers visiting Zermatt are treated to excellent slopes and pristine conditions.  They can choose from several excellent slopes that are all great for skiers.  From beginners through experienced skiers, everyone can enjoy the slopes in Zermatt.  However, if you are looking for something more unique than your average ski trip, you should choose to ski Zermatt’s slopes at night.  Nighttime skiing has become more popular at some resorts; however, the moonlight ski runs in Zermatt are unique and something to be experienced.  You can choose from three different moonlight ski runs when visiting Zermatt. Continue reading

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Zermatt Unplugged 2013 – saying farewell to the 2012-2013 ski season

Zermatt UnpluggedThe only good thing about the end of ski season in Zermatt is Zermatt Unplugged.  The annual festival marking the end of ski season will be held this year from April 9 – 13, 2013.  Even though no one particularly enjoys seeing the ski season in Zermatt end – – who would want to with the excellent ski slopes surrounded by the dramatic views of the Matterhorn – – but Zermatt Unplugged is at least a great way to end a fantastic ski season in the Alps. Continue reading

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Indoor activities in Zermatt

Most people assume the only attractions worth experiencing in Zermatt are outdoors.  Skiing, ice skating, hockey, snowboarding, ice climbing and paragliding can keep your family very busy.  And, of course, there is the Matterhorn.  Zermatt’s main attraction may be the Matterhorn and the outdoor activities that accompany life in a snow-covered mountain village; however, there are also many indoor activities that you can enjoy while visiting Zermatt.  If the weather becomes unable to bear, you can still enjoy the many indoor attractions that Zermatt has to offer. Continue reading

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