8 Entrancing Places to Visit in Zermatt, Switzerland
Jul 24, 2019
Lush green meadows, milky-white mountains, and serene blue rivers make this picturesque little town of Zermatt, an ultimate romantic getaway. Located in Switzerland, it is popular for skiing and hiking.
Considered to be the jewel of the Swiss Alps, Matterhorn (4,478 m) is one of the highest summits in Europe. Soak in the sweeping view of this majestic mountain.
Europe’s highest open-air railway, Gornergrat Railway was started in 1898. Witness the magnificent beauty of Matterhorn while you enjoy this rail journey.
Located south of Zermatt, the Theodul Glacier is open year-round for skiing.
Above the Theodul Glacier is the Theodul Pass, which is the second lowest pass between Zermatt and Valtournanche valleys.
Hinterdorf is the old part of Zermatt. It has preserved its barns, stables, houses and stores which were built between the 16th and 18th centuries.
Located on the border of Switzerland and Italy, the heavily glaciated Breithorn (4,164 m) is the easiest peak to trek in the Alps.
The wooden walkways take you to the Gorner Gorge where you will marvel at the sight of the 220 million years old greenish rocks and turquoise waters of Gornervispe.
Popular for paragliding, Brienzer Rothorn (2,350 m) is a mountain of the Emmental Alps. It overlooks the alluring Lake Brienz.
The “Bruder Klaus” chapel at Riffelberg is made up of natural stone walls. It is set among alpine meadows and is popular for weddings.