Valais canton is in southern
Switzerland and that is where you’ll find a top vacation destination – Zermatt.
The Matterhorn peak is approximately 1600m above, with its iconic shadow beaconing
those below to come climb, hike, or ski.
While many do just that, just as many stay in town, and enjoy the many boutiques and restaurants, all within walking distance of the hotels. Other partakes in curling or skating in the public outdoor rinks. Then, at the end of any given day, whether they were part of the Zermatt ski scene, hung out around the skating rinks, or those choose to stay and dine, shop, and visit, they all enjoy a lively après-ski scene.
Zermatt is a terrific
place for sightseeing. It’s right at the
foot of the fabulous Matterhorn. Several
high-altitude glaciers are in the surrounding area. The nearby Alpine meadows and forests are
lush and inviting. And then you have the
inspiring views from the top of the Gornergrat – the rocky ridge that’s
Switzerland’s top tourist destination.
It’s only a couple of miles or so (about 3 km) from the village. The train station where you can catch the
scenic Gornergrat cog railway is only a few yards away from several Zermatt
you are planning your Swiss Alps ski vacation, there are several essential
elements that you want to consider before deciding on a Switzerland ski
resort. Switzeralnd has many ski resorts
in the Swiss Alps that offer great skiing facilities; however, there is only
one ski resort that combines the best skiing conditions with world-class
cuisine, designer shops, breathtaking views of the mountains and luxurious
accommodations – – Zermatt. Here are seven
reasons why you should choose Zermatt for your next Switzerland ski vacation.