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Zermatt Introduction

Zermatt has a reputation as one of the best ski resorts in the world. Apart from providing runs for all levels of ability, Zermatt ski holidays take you to a high altitude, car-free resort beneath the towering Matterhorn where the views are breathtaking. The season is long and snow sure and even in summer months it is possible to enjoy winter sports on the highest slopes. There are over one hundred and fifty miles of trails, and there is a snow park for boarders. Whether or not you choose to ski, Zermatt ski holidays offer fun filled days followed by very lively evenings.

Why Go To Zermatt?

Zermatt ski holidays offer skiing for all levels of ability in an area that is snow sure throughout the long season. Apres ski has a very lively reputation, restaurants cater for all, and shopping is good.

Zermatt ski holidays are popular with all skiers and borders regardless of ability. The exuberant nightlife appeals to groups of young adults.

When To Go To Zermatt

The Zermatt ski holiday season lasts from the end of November until the end of April. The resort is snow sure throughout the season. In summer the resort is popular with climbers, hill walkers, mountain bikers and winter sports are available on the highest trails.

Zermatt - The Place

Zermatt ski holidays are hard to beat. Although one of the most popular resorts, it remains traditional at heart. Set in a traffic-free environment and surrounded by great natural beauty, Zermatt has wide appeal. Located at a high altitude, and with the highest lift at over twelve thousand feet, the snow conditions are good throughout the season. Skiing at the highest altitudes can be enjoyed throughout the year. With a large number of pistes to suit all ability levels, and two snow parks, Zermatt ski holidays are very popular. Schools provide tuition in both skiing and boarding, as well as guides for off-piste skiing. Hotels, apartments and chalets provide a range of high quality accommodation, while restaurants, bistros and cafes cater for all palates. Zermatt ski holidays are ideal for groups with non-skiers in their midst as there is plenty to occupy their daylight hours. Non-skiers can use the cable cars and the gondolers to meet skiers for refreshments on the mountains. Recreational facilities include walking trails, skating, snowshoeing, ice climbing, tobogganing and sleigh riding. Those who enjoy a shopping spree will be delighted by both the quantity and the quality of the shops and boutiques. Zermatt ski holidays offer fun-filled days in stunning surroundings, followed by lively evenings in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

Zermatt Nightlife

Zermatt nightlife is an exuberant affair with bars and nightclubs partying until three in the morning. There are of course many venues where you can enjoy a relaxed evening in the company of friends.

Zermatt Shopping

Zermatt has a good number of shops, stores and boutiques which supply all your holiday essentials including gifts and souvenirs, and much more besides. If you are holidaying on a tight budget, it is best to know that there are few bargains to be had in Zermatt's shops

Zermatt Eating

Zermatt has many excellent restaurants both in the village and on the mountain which serve a diverse cuisine from wholesome traditional Swiss dishes and international fare to fast foods. The mountain restaurants, almost forty in number, are particularly popular in Zermatt. After a hard day skiing the temptation to relax in a warm atmosphere with comforting food is hard to resist. The village itself has over one hundred eateries.