On 21 May 2013 TripAdvisor published the most popular 2013 destinations. Zermatt figures as the only Swiss destination in the top 25 Europe ranking, in 24th position.
Ski fans never mothball their skis. Because in Zermatt snow sports are also the thing in late spring. Skiing from 3880 metres down to 2939 metres by covering an altitude difference of over 900 metres. A pure delight for snowsports fans.
Those interested in the history of the Alps should make a note of 13 June 2013. That’s when art historian Sophie Providoli will recount the eventful history of the Theodul pass. Furthermore the protagonist of the lecture, the “mercenary”, is displayed in the Matterhorn Museum. Whoever wants to experience the glacier makes a Theodul pass crossing.
Zermatt knows many legends. The new legends trail that leads along the five lakes explores these traditions. At each lake a pamphlet recounts a legend. Who wants to receive a small gift, has to stamp the prospectus at each of the five spots.
Judging from the reactions on our Facebook page, many of our guests and visitors had clearly grown very fond of the Sunnegga Funicular. Some may even have shed the odd tear or two. The new set of carriages is to go into service on June 15th 2013 with a new self-service loading option for bikes and luggage.