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Hike in Zermatt, Switzerland

How to see the Matterhorn in Zermatt in a day

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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...