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Living Like an Inuit at Igloo Village in Zermatt

Igloo Village ZermattThese days, Switzerland feels a lot more like Siberia than, well, Switzerland, as temperatures are hovering in the double digit negatives.

And just today, Punxsutawney Phil has predicted a long winter ahead of us, so we might as well do it right and stay at Zermatt's Igloo Village!

At least virtually, that is. So here are a few impressions from this small village at the base of Switzerland's most famous mountain, the Matterhorn! And this previously posted video will get you even closer to the action...

Igloo Village Zermatt

Igloo Village Zermatt

Igloo Village Zermatt

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While staying in an igloo for even a night would certainly come with bragging rights, soaking in one of the outdoor jacuzzis will make you the talk of the town!

Igloo Village Zermatt

So on the upside, the views on Matterhorn are guaranteed to be awesome. But on the downside, you might have to share your hot tub with up to 39 other guests...

(Pictures courtesy of Iglu-Dorf GmbH, via Twister Sifter)

Dimitri Burkhard

As the founder, editor and community manager of Newly Swissed, Dimitri owns the strategic vision. He is passionate about storytelling and is a member of the Swiss Travelwriters Club.

Dimitri loves discovering new trends and covers architecture, design, start-ups and tourism.

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