From 3 to 19 September 2010, the 6th Zermatt Festival under the new direction of Giovanna Panese will present a series of first-class concerts in Europe’s highest-altitude concert venues at up to 2222 metres above sea level. The complete programme is now available to download or in print version from the information desk of Zermatt Tourism.
The miniature railway on Berne's local mountain, the Gurten, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. To mark this event, the existing track route has been extended by a mountain section, complete with cogwheel operation. The new cog-wheel train proudly bears the name KOMETIN. It is a 1:6-scale replica of the comfortable metre-gauge trainset (KOMET) operated by the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn.
The Zermatt Dog Worlds is taking placer for the first time from 30.06.2010 to 06.07.2010 in cooperation with the Hotel Simi and the Seiler Hotel Mont Cervin Palace. At five different events, subjects with regard to the successful dialogue between human beings and dogs will be handled.
The Swiss Pavilion at the World Expo in Shanghai is attracting the most visitors thanks to its main attraction – a chair lift, jointly operated by Zermatt Bergbahnen AG, which takes visitors through a simulated alpine world.
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The Kleineisenbahn Gurten (Gurten mini-railway) is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2010. Various anniversary activities are planned, including an anniversary event celebrating the opening and operation of the KOMETIN (Little Comet) mini-railway of the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn with its new rack railway section at the Gurten play area.
It looks like a glass crystal and is almost completely self-sufficient in terms of energy, while at the same time being reasonably priced: The new Monte Rosa hut at 2810 metres above sea level. Since March 10, the hut has begun offering normal guest services. more >>
Just a few days before the start of the 33rd America’s Cup Match, Alinghi announced the opening of the official Alinghi Friends Zones in various Swiss ski resorts.
Since January this year, Gornergrat Bahn guests have been able to enjoy a great new experience on the Rotenboden-Riffelberg sledge run. Easy to handle Wolli Bobs guarantee fun and thrills for all ages.more >>