Zermatt is a car-free resort located at an altitude of 1'620m above sea level in the south west of Switzerland. It offers a stunning panorama of 38 four thousand metre peaks — it's most majestic being the world renowned Matterhorn, which was first conquered in 1865 by the English climber Edward Whymper. Whether you prefer hiking, mountain biking, climbing, skiing, snowboarding or sledging Zermatt has something for everyone.
For those that prefer to visit the mountains in the summer there are numerous walking trails suitable for all abilities where you can view the 1'000 different species of plants and flowers that adorn the area. Mountain biking and glacier summer skiing are also very popular.
If winter is more your season then Zermatt is definitely for you.
With 313km of marked pistes, 183 of which are in Zermatt, connect to the remaining 130 in Cervina and Valtournanche. Whatever it is that you are here to enjoy — the culinary highlights of Zermatt should not go unmissed. With the reputation of having the best mountain restaurants in the Alps, of which there are many to choose from, some with live music. A visit to any one of these venues is guaranteed to add to your day's enjoyment on the slopes. With its Après ski venues, wide variety of restaurants which offer all types of International cuisine and exciting night life — Zermatt has it all!
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