Zermatt – Klein Matterhorn – Switzerland

There are many beautiful places in the world but Zermatt, Switzerland would have to rank near the top of the list. If you want to enjoy plenty of beautiful scenery on your next holiday, the obvious choice of destination is Zermatt Matterhorn. Zermatt is a car-free zone thus providing fresh, pollutant free air. For the popularity and the beauty Zermatt is one of the greatest mountain climbing and ski locations in the world. The town of Zermatt is known for its nearby village Matterhorn that provides you a glimpse into the past of this place. The entire village is surrounded by mountains, of which one, the Matterhorn, is frequently described as the most beautiful in the world.When skiing in Zermatt don’t miss to visit Klein Matterhorn. Matterhorn is shorter at 4,478 meters  but is much more spectacular. The imposing peak is one of the most famous challenges in climbing and you are sure to meet some people who have traveled to Switzerland to tackle it during your stay in Zermatt. There is no site more beautiful than the darkening of the valley and the sun shining off the snow capped Matterhorn, it is an impressive beauty. Don’t forget to get up early to watch the sunrise on the Matterhorn to give you a great start to another great day. It’s a stunning, much photographed, yet magnificent mountain sight from any angle or direction and is noted as one of the highest peaks in the world. The main walkway makes for a beautiful walk, and the side streets are tiny cobblestone alleyways, also perfect for a romantic stroll.

Many hotels inns and resorts are located throughout the village with a relaxed air of history, sports shops, boutiques, jewelry stores and rows and cases of world’s finest watches. Getting to Zermatt, you can fly into Geneva or Zurich and take the Swiss Rail into town. The ride from Geneva is 4 hours, and from Zurich is about 5 hours. The trains on the Swiss Rail network are reliable, clean and fast.

Your journey to Zermatt will also be memorable as you will be able to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Switzerland on the way.

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