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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 Warnings and Dangers in Zermatt

Car free Zone.

Zermatt is petrol/diesel car free zone, this does not mean no traffic. Vehicles are electric including taxis, delivery floats,and the police. These vehicles are practically silent so you may not hear...
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alectrevor
Nov 02, 2015

Watch out for speeding kids.....

If you are in Zermatt on a weekday in school term time, just be careful at 3pm when school gets out. The local kids, God love them, are full of the joys of spring and become very boisterous and...
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Maryimelda
Oct 24, 2009

Watch out for weather conditions

It is important to check weather conditions before undertaking any kind of activity whether walking or skiing. If you have a TV in your room there is usually a channel which gives the the latest news...
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bianchis
Jan 12, 2009

Vicious St. Bernard's

I always thought that St. Bernard's were fairly docile dogs, after all aren't they famous for rescuing people? This St. Bernard must have been nipping at the spirits in his barrel and a nasty drunk to...
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Dabs
Sep 10, 2007

No Children Under 3yrs.at the Matterhorn

While planning for a cable car ride from Zermatt to Matterhorn and back always make sure that you are not accompanied by any child under three years of age.We had our two yrs.old daughter with us. At...
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freethinker
Jan 02, 2007

Crevasses Danger

Respect the local signs, especially if you are skiing on the glacier. Pay attention that crevasses could be hide by a fresh snow cover, so stay on the beaten path... and avoid to dissappear in the...
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Tripack
May 14, 2006
 
 
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Silent Electric Carts!

Because cars are not allowed in Zermatt, only electric vehicles are allowed on the streets. The downside to this is, these electric carts are silent. Drivers generally look out for pedestrians and...
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travelfrosch
Feb 19, 2006

Avalanche hazard

If you're going skiing/surfing off-piste or climbing. Please respect the local regulations and read the avalanche bullettins.Keep in mind that nature is always stronger than humans, so keep humble.In...
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Tripack
Jul 02, 2005

There is a McDonald's in Zermatt

Sad but true!! I could never understand why a person who travels great distances only to dine at McDonald's. For some odd reason people find comfort in going to McDonald's when they're abroad. People...
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gregoryr1m
Apr 15, 2005

The altitude....

The altitude in in Zermatt can give you a headache, make you feel tired or ill and generally just dehydrated.Drinks gallons of water, try to get a humidifier put in your room and run a hot bath.Leave...
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KelseyQ
Feb 16, 2005

High altitude precautions...

Chi va piano, va sano e va lontano... (Who goes slowly, goes safetly, goes far)Don't forget to acclimatize before going on up to the Klein Matterhorn (3'800m). Please bear in mind that you need plenty...
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Tripack
Sep 09, 2004

Slippery Streets!

Most certainly winter brings a lot of snow and ice to Zermatt, which makes walking around kind of troublesome. First of all, it has some pretty steep roads, with signs showing the angles and saying...
NateWill22
Feb 07, 2004

Electric vans and taxis

Even though Zermatt is supposed to be a car free town, there are many electricty-powered taxis and vans zipping around. Watch out for these!! They come quite fast on those small roads, so watch out...
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sierralyndon
Feb 16, 2003

Avalanche

If you're hiking or skiing when the conditions for an avalanche are present be aware of you surroundings!! These snow fences are designed to help to keep the snow pack in place but I certainly saw...
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herzog63
Jan 31, 2003

Top Hotels in Zermatt

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Brunnmattgasse 9, Sion, Valais, 3920, Switzerland
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Riedweg 35, Sion, Valais, CH-3920, Switzerland
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Bahnhofplatz 18, Sion, Valais, CH-3920, Switzerland
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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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