TripAdvisor: Zermatt is the favourite destination in Switzerland

07/04/2014

In the recent Travellers’ Choice Awards 2014, Zermatt came in top among Swiss destinations and 19th among European destinations. In addition, Zermatt is the only Swiss resort that made it into the top 20.

According to the annual ranking by TripAdvisor, the popular travel site, the Zermatt-Matterhorn destination ranks 19th among the European destinations. For the first time this year, TripAdvisor also provided a Swiss ranking which Zermatt won hands down.

For the sixth time, TripAdvisor has been awarding the annual Travellers’ Choice Awards to top destinations all over the world, based on millions of evaluations and opinions of TripAdvisor travellers. Daniel Luggen, Director of Tourism in Zermatt, is pleased with the ranking: “Taking the feedback of our guests very seriously, we feel all the more honoured to have won several awards. The ranking shows that Zermatt is viewed as an attractive destination.” 

Rankings inspire

“The Travellers’ Choice Awards inspire our travellers. The award winners are must-visits”, says Pia Schratzenstaller, press officer for TripAdvisor Switzerland. Referring to the new Switzerland ranking, she says: “With its idyllic mountain areas and regional cuisine, Switzerland attracts travellers who look for a relaxing holiday. This is reflected in the ranking.”

Zermatt also top of the league last year

In 24th place, the Zermatt-Matterhorn destination already ranked favourably in last year‘s TripAdvisor Awards. Zermatt‘s hotels are also regularly rated among the best worldwide in the Travellers’s Choice Awards.

European Top 20

1. Istanbul
2. Rome
3. London
4. Prague
5. Paris
6. Berlin
7. Florence
8. Barcelona
9. St. Petersburg
10. Budapest
11. Lisbon
12. Venice
13. Madrid
14. Amsterdam
15. Krakow
16. Vienna
17. Milan
18. Athens
19. Zermatt
20. Urgup

Swiss Top 10

1. Zermatt
2. Saas-Fee
3. Zurich
4. Grindelwald
5. Pontresina
6. Mürren
7. Geneva
8. Arosa
9. Lucerne
10. Verbier