The Matterhorn puts its head on the line for lots of things. For one, it symbolises Switzerland, a fact that nearly cost it its head. The book by Thomas Wyss is certainly a gripping read. In it he reveals secrets about the Matterhorn and Switzerland, too.more >>
Once again Zermatt’s hotels have come out tops in TripAdvisor’s 2013 Traveller’s Choice rankings. Nine of the 25 best hotels in Switzerland are in Zermatt.more >>
The Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn (MGB) is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2013. To mark this occasion, a range of public events has been planned for the whole year. And what is more, our Valais customers can enjoy access to low-priced ski tickets until April 2013.
It’s the highlight of the year for friends of freeriding and freestyling. In early February the world’s top 16 skiers will be gathering in Zermatt for a week to compete in the Swatch Skiers Cup 2013.
If you are in the winter fairytale village of Zermatt over the festive period and are looking for something with a truly festive atmosphere then you are going to be thoroughly spoilt for choice – concerts, classical and otherwise, festive menus with musical accompaniment, New Year’s Eve menus with fireworks... and much more besides. Enjoy the Christmas and New Year’s spirit in Zermatt.
Zermatt will have more than 300 km of prepared runds open for this weekend, 21st December 2012, thanks to the good snow conditions. The toboggan rund on Gornergrat and the hiking trails are also already open.
For the year 2013 and once again, the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn (MGB) will be offering its brunch train trips. During the week as well as on Sundays. The Sunday trips will now run from 27 January to 7 April 2013. An experience in a panoramic car on the Brig-Zermatt route. more >>
On internet searches on Google, Zermatt is the most searched locality in Switzerland. The Matterhorn is also a popular search item. Observations on the Zeitgeist.
Next spring from 9 to 13 April 2013 marks the sixth time that Zermatt Unplugged – that extraordinary music festival – will be held. We now know what the main acts will be and advance ticket sales have started. The highlights: Umberto Tozzi, Die Fantastischen Vier, Bryan Ferry.
For the fourth successive time, the skiing destination Zermatt Matterhorn was voted the best skiing area in 2013 by the German ‘ski bible‘, the ADAC SkiGuide, at the end of November 2012. This was in the category “alpine skiing“. Particular praise was given for the mixture of different types of pistes. more >>