Zermatt Things to Do

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  • 1. Gornergrat

    4 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 2. Matterhorn

    5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 3. 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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  • 4. 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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  • 5. 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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  • 6. Cemetery

    4 out of 5 stars

    A sad part of Zermatt history is that mountain climbing sometimes end in tragedy and many are buried in Zermatt cemetery,near the river Vispa. A tradition is at night there are little lights lit on...

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  • 7. 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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  • 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. Matterhorn Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I was in Zermatt in October and the opening hours were 3 pm to 6 pm. for the Museum. I had a swiss travel pass so admission was free. The museum is underground.The remains of the rope from the first...

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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. 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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  • 12. Hinterdorf

    The Hinterdorf is in the very centre of Zermatt just off the main street and is the oldest part of the village some dating back to 16th century. Some of the wooden buildings are built on posts with a...

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  • 13. 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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  • 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. Sports Arena Zermatt

    In the centre of Zermatt,just off the main street is an openair sports arena.There is a small area for spectators,,, In the winter it is used for ice skating...

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  • 16. City Hall

    The Gemeindehaus or city hall of Zermatt is near the matterhorn museum and the church.. The bronze Alphorn was created by italian artists Paulo Albertelli and...

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  • 17. Main Street

    The main Street is called Bahnhof strasse. It is mostly Swiss Chalet style buildings comprising of sports shops ,banks, tourist shops,restaurants ,Macdonalds,...

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  • 18. My trips out of Zermatt

    My base was Zermatt . Trips out by train mean you have to travel the line between Zermatt and Visp [ one hour ] several times but i found the views very nice. I...

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  • 19. Trips to St Niklaus

    St Niklaus is a little village on the Visp to Zermatt train line run by Matterhorn gothard Bahn .I had a couple of hours spare so went on this trip..I had a...

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  • 20. Look for-----

    Around and about Zermatt are interesting things to see. Several statues of goats, wood carvings,etc.-- Zermatt is at 1620 m high [ 5300 ft ]. The Matterhorn...

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  • 21. Oberdorf street

    This is at the far end of Zermatt where the road comes along side the river vispa .There a cafe /restaurant and i stopped for a apple strudal and a cup of tea,...

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  • 22. Old district Lauberweg

    Lauberweg street at the far end of the main street in Oberdorf district The wooden buildings are old and some look at bit ramshackle. Some built on supporting...

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  • 23. 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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  • 24. 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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  • 25. 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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