At the 2013 Skitour Racing World Championships in Pelvoux, France, Martin Anthamatten from Zermatt collected the silver medal. In the team relay two of the 4-man team were from Zermatt – Andreas Steindl and again Martin Anthamatten.
11.02.2013The top stars of the freerider scene are in Zermatt until Friday, 15 February 2013, so there’s still plenty for spectators to see and enjoy. The next contest is on Thursday, February 14, at Breitboden beneath the Hohtälli and Gornergrat Railways. And that means lots of entertainment and partying.
Zermatt is a destination where guests seeking something special are well served. Luxury hotels and chalets, outstanding ski runs, good shopping – these are the experiences offered by a premium destination such as Zermatt-Matterhorn. Now corresponding providers also receive distinctions.
Zermatt Unplugged is not just a music festival of a special kind. It’s also the festival where you get to be up close and personal with the stars, especially at the Sunnegga Sessions. And this year it also features iconic star Marianne Faithfull.
Zermatt’s ski instructors are world champions. Zermatt’s contingent performed outstandingly well at the ISIA Ski Instructors World Championships in Bulgaria. Alex Taugwalder is World Champion Ski Instructor in Giant Slalom, with Demian Franzen third. Zermatt’s instructors were also top dog in the synchronised runs.
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.