The sightseeing platform on the Gornergrat affords the most spectacular views in autumn: a breathtaking panorama with 29 peaks over 4000-metres high in a soft autumn light. Tickets for the trip up this attractive excursion mountain are available at reduced rates from 1 October.
The Chalet Zermatt Peak has been placed on the shortlist for an award in the “Holiday / Hotels” category at the World Architecture Festival in Barcelona. Fans can still vote for it up to the 29th October 2011. The more votes, the higher the chance that the Zermatt Chalet can also win the People’s Choice Award.
The skier Yannic Lerjen achieved the fourth place in the Halfpipe discipline at the Freeski Open in New Zealand at the beginning of September 2011. This was a real sensation, and confirms his top form.
The new Job Internet platform of the Hotelier Association shows the job opportunities that are available in the hotel industry in Zermatt. Zermatt is attractive – not only for holiday guests, but also for employees. Many award-winning hotels and well-known village and mountain restaurants are always on the lookout for qualified workers. So why not win your professional spurs here?
ZT Zermatt Matterhorn was today presented with the highest award as a touristic sustainable holiday destination by the VCS (Swiss Motor Club). In the related survey entitled “mobile & ecological”, Zermatt was honoured with first place.
Watch, listen, get close to the artistic action: a rehearsal is sometimes more thrilling than the actual concert. Guests are welcome when members of the Berlin Philharmonic teach students at the Zermatt Festival Academy.
The winner of the Matterhorn Photo Competition on Facebook has been chosen: Jacqueline Karakoc from Switzerland received the most votes for her Matterhorn photo. 185 people from all over the world submitted Matterhorn photos that could be voted for on Facebook.
The Weisshorn (4506m) is regarded by alpinists as one of the most beautiful and challenging mountains in the Alps. To celebrate the anniversary of the first ascent, exactly 150 years to the day, on Friday 19 August 2011, mountain guides and climbers from Randa and Zermatt as well as a journalist reached the summit.