The advance sales for the seventh edition of the Zermatt Festival have now been opened. A discount of ten percent is available on on-line concert tickets up to the 30th June, and the full programme can be found on the homepage, as well as in printed form on the counter of Zermatt Tourism from the middle of July.
The Dossen Glacier Garden in Zermatt has an attraction more since June 2011. Thanks to the newly constructed hanging bridge spanning the Gornera Gorge, the walk to the Glacier Garden from the Furi aerial cableway station will now take less than 30 minutes.
The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology’s touring exhibition on the new Monte Rosa Hut is stopping off in Zermatt. From 16 June to 14 August 2011, detailed information on this complex timber building will be on display at various locations in Zermatt, including on the Gornergrat.
Facebook is the top platform for that happy holiday feeling. With spectacular images and news snippets, the “Zermatt Matterhorn” page reminds holiday-hungry people all over the world about the Matterhorn. Over 4000 fans take a regular look.
This is already the 10th time that the SonntagsZeitung newspaper has assessed Swiss hotels on their quality, investment activity, hospitality, value for money and the innovative spirit of the hotelier. No fewer than 6 Zermatt hotels were classified among the best 30 holiday hotels in Switzerland.
The summit at the Klein Matterhorn, the Matterhorn glacier paradise, has many new attractions in store for guests. An ice slide in the enlarged Glacier Palace. And a new window affording fabulous views towards the Breithorn.
The Gornergrat Bahn has a new attraction lined up for families from summer 2011: the “Wolli and the Climate Detective” audio story. This gives children aged from around 5 to 12 an entertaining insight into the topic of the climate.
The story of the two Zermatt mountain rescuers, Daniel Aufdenblatten and Richi Lehner, continues. In the USA in March 2011, they received the Heroism Award for their mountain rescue of two alpinists on Annapurna. In the meantime, they have given countless interviews and been omnipresent in the Swiss media. And they are still much in demand as interview partners.
From this summer on, guests can join in at least one activity every day: hiking for connoisseurs, day excursions or Alpine experiences. In addition, events will make summer experiences more attractive for everyone.