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Original Eiger Jump Grindelwald in Interlaken
"Meet the staff at the drop zone office in Interlaken Wilderswil for the introduction. The skydive and helicopter crew takes you for a scenic flight towards the breathtaking Swiss Alps Eiger Monch and Jungfrau. Have a glimpse at the famous Lauberhorn Ski see glaciers and the south side of the Swiss Alps. On the way back skydive in front of the famous Eiger North Face from about 15'000ft. Speed down the Eiger at 120 miles an hour open the parachute for a gentle landing in Grindelwald. On the shuttle back to Interlaken you can relax and overthink the unique adventure. Video and pictures are optional. Friends and family members are welcomed to join you in the helicopter or can watc"""The Original Eiger Jump Grindelwald is the ultimate skydive adventure in front of the famous Swiss Alps. The Skydive in front of the famous Eiger mountain includes a scenic helicopter ride to the top of the snowy peaks and glaciers. Weather permi we will surround the peaks of Eiger and Monch. The tandem skydive will be in front of the famous Eiger North Face with landing in Grindelwald"
From CHF690.00
 
Paragliding Over the Swiss Alps from Lauterbrunnen
"Start your day of adventure with either a pickup from your accommodations or meeting at the central departure point. Begin with a fitting with a Paragliding harness and listen as your guide gives you comprehensive information on the take-off flying and finally the landing. All guides are all professionally trained and qualified first class international Swiss Pilots. If needed you will also be fitted for jackets or shoes that are appropriate for the activity. A short walk to the take-off and slight down hill walking or jogging on a gentle slope is required to take-off and suitable for all different ages and abilities. a soft drink or tea before heading back to your accommodations."
From CHF170.00
 
Private Tour: Lake Maggiore and Vicolungo Outlet Day Trip from Milan
"This exceptional tour starts from your Milan hotel with the driver picking up you from your hotel around 10.00 am.With a 60 minutes ride on-board of our luxury vehicles you'll arrive to Stresa. From Stresa you can easily get to Isola Bella and then to Isola Pescatori where we suggest you to lunch in one of the nice restaurants there. Our driver can accompany you to the 2 Islands if you feel better to have a local escort. The visit of 2 Islands will require about 3 hours (Park and Palace Borromeo are closed in winter time - until 13 march 2016). This is a wonderful visit especially in winter when a few tourists are present and you can get one of the most romantic experience in your life. In the afternoon
From EUR540.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Zermatt

Dream Peak at the Klein Matterhorn

New 4000-metre peak in Zermatt...Zermatt Bergbahnen want to realise the well known local artist Heinz Julen’s project. The summit of the Klein Matterhorn, at 3883 m above sea level already the highest...
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Tripack
May 17, 2006

Your first 4000m peak...

The Breithorn climbing for everyone...The Breithorn (4'164m) is the easiest four-thousand-metre peak in the area. Its snow-capped peak is rather flat and is thus easier to handle than most other...
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Tripack
Jul 06, 2005

Findeln to Zermatt

The walk from Findeln to Zermatt was through a shady larch forest. A bit of a zig-zag path down at times and of course the views are not as stunning as those seen higher up. At the lower edge of the...
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sandysmith
Aug 19, 2004

Glacier Gorge

At the far end of Zermatt not far from Furi you can enter the glacier gorge for a small fee - much like the one at Grindelwald. A series of boards around this ravine will enable you to see the rushing...
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sandysmith
Jul 24, 2004

Zermatt Barns

Walking down into Zermatt gives you the chance to explore the back streets where you''ll find charming old barns -the mazots on - have much more rustic appeal than the modern hotel which throng the...
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sandysmith
Jul 24, 2004

Grindjisee Reflection

Although I got a slight reflection of the Matterhorn in the Grinjisee some of the other peaks around were better framed - as in this pic. It really is an idyllic spot and there is a path around it....
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sandysmith
Jul 24, 2004
 
 
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Findeln Again

After the hike around the lakes we'd planned to take the sunegga funicular down ..but we still had plenty of time before the mini-bus was due to take us back to Saas Fee. So we walked through the...
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sandysmith
Jul 24, 2004

Leisee

The Leisee was a short detour UP off the path from the Grindjisee to Findeln. You could easily reach the Sunnegga funicular in a few minutes from here and ride the easy way back down to Zermatt. This...
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sandysmith
Jul 24, 2004

Riflesee

Part way up the Gornegrat trail, just near the Riflesee station - a great place to have your pic taken with the Matterhorn in the background - just a shame it was clouded over by then, oh well thats...
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sandysmith
Jul 24, 2004

Moosjesee

The Moosjesee (2140m) completes the 5 lakes - Stellisee, Grunsee, Grindjsee and Leisee being the others. Again this was a bit of a detour below our target of Findeln so just another shot from up above...
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sandysmith
Jul 24, 2004

Grindjisee

An easy broad path from Stellisee leads to Grindjisee (2334m) another of the mountain lakes where a reflection of the Mattenhorn can be found on a clear still day. Its an idyllic lake fringed with...
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sandysmith
Jul 24, 2004

Grunsee

The Grunsee lake is a bit of a detour from the the other lakes on the lakes hike, its across the valley. We decided not to actually go right up to it - it was a long enough walk down from Rothorn to...
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sandysmith
Jul 24, 2004

Stellisee

Well it was an unplanned trip from Saas Fee during our holiday in July 2004 that brought us back for a day trip to Zermatt. The weather was perfect we had 7 hours and I knew exactly which walk I...
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sandysmith
Jul 24, 2004

Zum See Barns

These are some of the quaint old barns at Zum See - tourism has not changed these to holiday chalets......yet. Lets hope this place retains its charm and peacefulness as the centre of Zermatt becomes...
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sandysmith
Jul 21, 2004

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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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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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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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Klein Matterhorn

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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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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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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