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.
Zermatt Summit – this is a congress for Business Leaders who are committed to working for a better world. The theme of this year’s event from 20 to 21 June 2013 in Zermatt: ‘‘Building a partnership of winners“. Those interested can still register advantageously until 19 April.
The Matterhorn Ultraks Skitouring races are taking place for the first time on 20 April 2013. Over 900 racers have already registered for this challenging test. Latecomers can still register by Monday 8 April.
Join in the prize draw: you travel by the GlacierExpress from Chur to Zermatt, attend the Bryan Ferry concert at the music festival Zermatt Unplugged of Thursday 11 April, and stay overnight in a 3-star Zermatt hotel.
Zermatt stands for 365 days of fun in the snow. Spring skiing in particular is very popular with sun worshippers and lovers of fine food: perfect snow conditions, longer sunny days and numerous gourmet restaurants along the pistes – the perfect combination. So what about the opening hours of the various ski areas?
Zermatt stands for sports on snow 365 days a year. In spring, snow lovers find ski trails flooded with sun, comfortable mountain restaurants with hours under Nature’s solarium on the terrace, and the main attractions every spring: spring skiing during Easter and the music festival Zermatt Unplugged.
In Zermatt, there's tradition at nearly every turn. The Hotel Riffelberg (2,600 m) has sat enthroned over the village on the Gornergrat since 1855. Old traditions are surfacing again here in the form of painted portraits of famous Zermatt mountain guides.