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Private Guided Tour to Mount Matterhorn Area and Mount Gornergrat from Zermatt
"Begin your tour by meeting your guide at your hotel and make your way into Zermatt. Your tour guide will lead you by walk through the car-free village passing typical local houses the main street of Zermatt with its shops the local cemetery and the memorial of all alpine climbers of mount Matterhorn.Listen to the story of the first ascent of mount Matterhorn and enjoy the view to the summit from the village. After a coffee break your tour guide will lead you to the train station where you board the cogwheel railway to mount Gornergrat. During the ride of 35 minutes you'll climb up to 10
From CHF305.00
 
Swiss Alps Day Trip from Zurich: Jungfraujoch and Bernese Oberland
"Head to Sihlquai Bus Terminal near Zurich train station in the morning to meet your multilingual guide — who speaks English Spanish and German — and board your luxury coach. Then relax on the scenic drive through the Bernese Oberland countryside. You’ll feel as if you’ve entered a fairy tale as you stare at the sheer beauty of the white jagged mountains above Bern a range known as the Bernese Alps. The scenery is truly mesmerizing and it only gets better!Arrive about two hours later in Interlaken for a quick break. This famous town is situated between two lakes Lake Thun and Lake Brienz and serves as the main transport gateway to the region's mountains and lakes. Continue to the nearby village of Grindelwald
From CHF229.00
 
Private Tour of Orta San Giulio on Lake Orta
"Your tour will start in the ancient village of Orta San Giulio which lies on charming lake Orta a true gem at a short distance from well-known lake Maggiore. Accompanied by an expert guide you will discover the medieval lanes and the old palaces of Orta. The small village hides elegant buildings and traditional houses that date back to centuries ag walking through its old alleys and houses you will be able to enjoy a boat ride (included in the tour price) to the island of San Giulio where a 12th-century church still dominates the island together with an Abbey. A large religious community lives on the isle of St. Julius and contributes to t""Lake Orta is one the most beautiful of the Italian lakes. Your tour will include an English-speaking professional guide at you disposal for the visit to the ancient village of Orta and a boat ride to discover the island of San Giulio.title=Highlights&1=Private+guide+for+a+more+personalized+experience&2=Get+inside+tips+from+a+local&3=Soak+up+the+atmosphere+on+a+walking+tour&4=Travel+by+boat+and+see+the+sights+from+the+water
From EUR230.00

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Beware of the wolf? (Alpine fauna)

If somebody whistle for you on the Alps, don't worry it is certainly a marmot. You will able to observe some typical Alpine fauna during your stay as marmots, ibex, chamois, mountain hares, white...
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Largest summer ski area in the Alps

Skiing, what an unusual experience in summer.Zermatt and Saas-Fee will offer you the largest summer snow sports area in Europe. Both totalise about 40 kilometres of slopes depending on the snow...
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The Matterhorn in chocolate?

The Matterhorn is the emblem of Zermatt and its shape could have inspired our Swiss chocolate master for the creation of the Toblerone. Although different versions exist of where the unique shape of...
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The Matterhorn at home...

Thanks to these webcams, you will be able to observe the Matterhorn under all the angles… Useful if you want to know the current weather conditions. I particularly appreciate to use it in winter for...
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Highest Swiss peak

Around Zermatt you could admire many 4000m peaks. If you go to the Gornergrat you will discover the highest Swiss peak: la Pointe Dufour (Dufourspitze) with its 4'634m which is part of the Monte...
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you have to walk with your skis a lot

There is no real easy way to get your skis and yourself to the train station without walking in your ski boots...keep this in mind or arrange for a cab to pick you up if you have to carry skis for...
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Good webcam to wave to your mates

If you want to contact your mates to tell them to look at you on a webcam (just to torment them whilst they're in the office!) there is a good clear one at Kirchplatz. It only takes a shot every 5...
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The weather

It’s worth noting that the Matterhorn clouds over pretty quickly. It seemed crystal clear when we set off on our trip but within an hour or so little of it was visible even though we had great views...
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Schwarzsee - Black Lake

The Schwarzsee cable-car takes you up high to nearly the foot of the Matterhorn. There is a pretty little lake here of the same name (means Black Lake). This was the only reflection pic I got from our...
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More views from Schwarzsee

More glorious mountain scenery from Schwarzsee to enjoy. It was also the start of a beautiful hike down to Stafealp across the other side of the valley to Zmutt and back down to Zermatt - beautiful...
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Interesting entrance

The entrance to our Hotel was one of the most interesting I have come across. You enter at the side of the mountain, walk down this long passage untill you get to the lift that will take you up to the...
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On the edge of the world

One of the things I loved most, was the feeling that I was sitting on the edge of the world up here at Gornergrat. From this photo you don't get a good impresson of it, but far below me there is just...
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Gornergrat

Gornergrat is further up the mountain quite some way from Zermatt, and is the last stopping point for the train. There's just one more stop before you are at the very top of the Matterhorn, but that...
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The Beer Hunt continues...in Zermatt

Wherever you go, whatever you do, sampling the local beer is definite must.What do the locals drink, what beer is most popular, which beer is hardest to find, does it come in a half pint glass just...
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Top Things to Do in Zermatt

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Gornergrat

The Gornergrat bahn cog track , takes you from Zermatt to the top of Gornergrat mountain opposite the Matterhorn. The fare is 86 chf return, the Swiss travel pass gives you it at half price. You...
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Matterhorn

The Matterhorn is the most distinctive and dramatic peak in the Swiss Alps,it straddles the Swiss -Italian border The Matterhorn is 4478 m high and can be seen from some parts of Zermatt village....
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Matterhorn Glacier Paradise

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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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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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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St. Mauritius Church

The first recorded date of St Mauritius church is in 1285,it was a small church and has been enlarged and renovated many times. The new church dates from 1913, the clock was installed in the tower in...
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Tripack

"See you there this Summer or Winter..."
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sandysmith

"Zermatt and the Majestic Matterhorn"
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HORSCHECK

"Zermatt - Gateway to the mighty Matterhorn"
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Maryimelda

"Zermatt...Guardian of the Matterhorn"
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sue_stone

"Zermatt and the Mighty Matterhorn"
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