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Hike in Zermatt, Switzerland

How to see the Matterhorn in Zermatt in a day

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If we can get to the summit of mountains in the Bernese Oberland - Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau - there is surely a way to visit the Matterhorn by train...
Matterhorn in Zermatt

14 facts about the majestic Matterhorn in Zermatt

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The Matterhorn has many names in many languages, but one thing is universal among all: Its majestic shape. Here are some fascinating facts about...
Switzerland - Wallis Valais House on Stilts

You Know You’re from Valais If...

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The Southern part of Switzerland is best known for the Matterhorn. But there is much more to it: Here are some surefire ways to know you are from Valais...
Chalet Bergheim in Zermatt, Switzerland

Chalet Bergheim in Zermatt - A Home away from Home

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I am riding the train from Visp up the Mattertal past St. Nikolaus, where the church steeple has been wrapped to look like a giant St. Nick...
Matterhorn AIRPANO

Wonderful Panoramic Views of the Matterhorn

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In times when Google Street View is hitting the ski slopes, it is refreshing to find some alternative ways of virtually exploring the world...
The Peak - Matterhorn Time-Lapse Video

The Peak

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This time-lapse video beautifully shows the kind of fascination which radiates from the Matterhorn. Swiss photographer/videographer Christian Mülhauser has captured "The Peak" between August and October 2012...
Zermatt - Rustic Cottages

Here are 7 good reasons to love Zermatt, Switzerland

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Zermatt has more to offer than an iconic mountain top (= Matterhorn). This Alpine valley features lots of hiking trails with scenic vistas...
Igloo Village Zermatt

Living Like an Inuit at Igloo Village in Zermatt

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These 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...