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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
 
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
 
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

More Warnings and Dangers in Zermatt

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...
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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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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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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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