Zermatt, Switzerland – All year round…
Zermatt, in southern Switzerland’s canton of Valais, is a world-renowned centre for skiing, climbing and hiking and attracts international visitors all year round. The village, at an elevation of around 1,600m, lies below the iconic Matterhorn and is ideally located in the middle of an enormous hiking and ski region making it one of the world’s most attractive mountain holiday destinations.
Not only is it a picture-perfect mountain village surrounded by beautiful scenery, the whole of the resort of Zermatt is pedestrianised; its main street, Bahnhofstrasse is lined with boutique shops, hotels and restaurants, and also has a lively social scene. The village is a great place to do some shopping, with all the international brands you would hope to find… Swiss watches, Toblerone chocolate, sports equipment and souvenirs for loved ones at home.
Zermatt is a mecca for winter sports enthusiasts with its extensive network of ski pistes (360km with the connecting resorts of Breuil Cervinia and Valtournenche) and modern lift system, this snow assured resort will deliver on all fronts, whether you like to cruise motorway pistes or seek the thrill of skiing technical off-piste itineraries. There is also plenty on offer for the non-skier, including Zermattt Museum, the aquatics centre, indoor tennis courts, and plenty of opportunity for pampering in the numerous spas and wellness centres.
In summer, walking, cycling, climbing, glacial skiing and high-alpine tours are popular activities. The Swiss Alps provide a calming and rejuvenating experience, this couldn’t be more true than in Zermatt. The resort attracts the adventurous as well as more tranquil personalities seeking an escape from the busyness of modern life, looking for restoration of body and mind, that only the high mountains can provide.
With the exclusive accommodation we have on offer for you, Zermatt has everything you could possibly wish for in an all year round mountain resort.