Zermatt Things to Do

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    Gornergrat
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    Helicopter Flight - Matterhorn
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  • 1. Gornergrat

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Gornergrat is a Swiss montain with an altitude of 3,085 meters above sea level. The journey takes you in around 40 minutes and accessible the whole year. The rack railway which is built in 1898 and...

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  • 2. Matterhorn

    5 out of 5 stars

    Matterhorn is the largest icon in Switzerland and one of the most photographed mountain. Haven for climbers and for viewers, an amazing and stunning spot. The perfect area to catch some good captures...

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  • 3. Matterhorn Glacier Paradise

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    The best thing to do on a visit to Zermatt is to get up into the mountains, and the ultimate place to do this is at the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise. At 3,883 metres above sea level, this is the...

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  • 4. Glacier Express

    This is the station where the Glacier Express arrives in Zermatt, the centre of town next to Bahnhof Platz. Bahnhof Platz is where the hotel pick up vans collect passengers and their luggage. Zermatt...

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  • 5. Walking

    The Town Hall is located very close to the Catholic Church, the other end of town from the Railway Station. An easy walk with much to see along the way. The Town Hall is a wonderful looking building...

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  • 6. Sunnegga

    We were having a coffee at the Sunnegga Restaurant outdoor tables when I suddenly sighted this hang glider. Spot the yellow sail. It looked fantastic on a sunny day, an ideal photo opportunity which...

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  • 7. Matterhorn Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    We walked past the museum several times during our 2 day visit, but never had enough time to go inside. Prominent position on Zermatt's main walking street next to the Catholic Church. Entry times...

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  • 8. Klein Matterhorn

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Whilst hiking above Sunnegga we took many photos, some good, others better. However these 2 shown below show how cold and rugged the snowfields can be. With my large Canon lens I could not pick up any...

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  • 9. St. Mauritius Church

    The Catholic church is situated in the main town square and dominates the skyline of Zermatt. I couldn't find out much about its history, but it was beautiful both on the inside and out. I loved...

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  • 10. Sunnegga Paradise

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Sunnegga Paradise is located at 2288 metres above sea level. It is known as the "sunny corner" of Zermatt and is a popular destination for families. Getting there is easy and quick. From the base...

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  • 11. Skiing

    The slopes at Zermatt, many of which are on a glacier, are long, majestic runs. And the best part is that after a day of skiing, and at the point where your legs are burned out...it is time to ski...

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  • 12. Hinterdorf

    Hinterdorf is the oldest part of Zermatt where you can still find a few of the old wooden houses dating back to the 17th and even 16th century. Among them are warehouses and storage buildings for...

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  • 13. Cemetery

    4 out of 5 stars

    Continue walking downhill from the Mountaineers' Cemetery and you will see on the left side of the road this beautiful little Church and cemetery. We only had time for photos as we were walking to the...

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  • 14. Alpine Museum

    This is an ideal visit if the weather is bad or if you are taking a break from a nice day of hiking. The museum focuses on several aspects of life in the mountains. It takes into account the...

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  • 15. Walk The Main Street

    The main street is a hive of activity and has restaurants, bars, souvenir shops, gift shops and many shops retailing Swiss Watches.Beautiful Swiss style...

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  • 16. The English Church...

    This is a lovely little church set high on the hill overlooking Zermatt. I make it sound as though it is miles away from town but it is not. Just follow the...

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  • 17. Sculptures and monuments....

    There are some very interesting sculptures and monuments in Zermatt. I was particularly struck by their simplicity. There was no need to analyse what the artist...

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  • 18. Trip to Schwarzesee

    There are many possibilities for hiking in Zermatt. Our second trip was to Schwarzesee above Zermatt. You can get there by cable car but also by foot.We chose...

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  • 19. Rothorn summit -video tour

    Enjoy fantastic panoramic views from Rothorn Paradise (3103m). You can see the Matterhorn from its most beautiful side, and a view on 38 summits higher than...

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  • 20. My Favorite Hike in Zermatt

    OK, here's my hike! Before I begin, PLEASE NOTE that this is a moderate to strenuous hike, and takes 4 to 5 hours. As always, be sure you have a map, and check...

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  • 21. Summer Zermatt

    Th sumer Zermatt is beautiful and generous. Matterhorn towers up gracefully in the blue sky. The mountain visitors are tempted to breath deeply and stand...

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  • 22. Skiers and snowboarders paradise

    Klein Matterhorn is a great ski area 365 days a year. Winter sports enthusiasts from the Matterhorn glacier paradise resort station to Schwarzsee paradise or...

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  • 23. Blauherd

    Blauherd is the stop just below the Rothorn on the "Rothorn Paradise" Metro/cable car combination. It is the starting point for hikes to destinations such as...

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  • 24. Riffelberg Express

    Finally they did it! From December 2006, an useful direct link is available between the Matterhorn and Gornergrat skiing areas thanks to the brand new...

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  • 25. Snow adventures without ski...

    Looking for something else that skiing or not enough at ease on ski? No worries, try the tobogganing on the slopes. A lot of fun for young and less young snow...

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