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Year of the Water

What comes to mind when you think about the holiday destination Zermatt? The Matterhorn, pleasure, car-free.But it has much more to offer: numerous lakes, glaciers and waterfalls expect you as well as special offers in the year of the water. This offers are marked as follows:

It is not for nothing that Switzerland is considered to be the water head of Europe and the year 2012 was given the motto «Switzerland – water country». Water gives life: nature needs water to thrive, and people need water to live. The holiday destination of Zermatt is doing
everything it can to look after this precious liquid, and to make all its facets into an experience for its guests.

Whether on glaciers or beside wells, and when going out, staying overnight, enjoying sports, swimming or simply just enjoying yourself – the holiday destination Zermatt is a continuous source of inspiring adventures, short-term relaxation and well-deserved time-outs.

Waterfalls, glaciers and eternal ice: water can be experienced in fascinating fashion in the high mountains around Zermatt.
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With over 400 km of marked trails, Zermatt, Täsch and Randa have a breathtaking range of offers for hiking fans. The trails lead alongside sparkling mountain streams, cascading waterfalls and enigmatic Alpine lakes.
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In winter, water is seen in its most beautiful state: as snow! Whether freshly groomed or as powder snow: the ski region of the Zermatt-Matterhorn destination together with Cervinia offers over 300 km of pistes in 4 richly varied areas.
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Zermatt means 365 days a year of marvels from snow, water and ice. And nowhere else can these marvels be experienced in so many different ways.
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