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Zermatt
When most people think of Zermatt, they think of one thing: The Matterhorn. This ultimate Swiss icon looms over Zermatt, first drawing visitors here in the 1860s. The village of Zermatt itself is lovely and car-free, with old-fashioned brown chalets and winding alleys. (Don’t worry, you don’t have to walk everywhere—there are electric vehicles and horse-drawn cabs.) Skiing in the region often lasts through early summer, but when the weather’s warmer, it’s a great time to hike.

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The Matterhorn
The Matterhorn
This imposing mountain towers 14,700 feet on the Swiss-Italian border.
Attraction type: Mountains
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Gornergrat Bahn
Gornergrat Bahn
Attraction type: Tramways; Scenic Railroads
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Matterhorn Glacier Paradise
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise
Owner description: Glittering ice crystals and shimmering ice sculptures cast their spell over visitors to the glacier palace. A lift takes you 15 metres below the surface to a fairytale palace in... more Owner description: Glittering ice crystals and shimmering ice sculptures cast their spell over visitors to the glacier palace. A lift takes you 15 metres below the surface to a fairytale palace in the heart of the eternal ice. For small and big explorers alike. less
Attraction type: Observation Decks & Towers
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Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Owner description: Enjoy the runs on endless pistes with a spectacular backdrop of mountains. At almost 4000 metres of altitude, Matterhorn ski paradise is the highest winter sports area in the... more Owner description: Enjoy the runs on endless pistes with a spectacular backdrop of mountains. At almost 4000 metres of altitude, Matterhorn ski paradise is the highest winter sports area in the Alps. Skiing and snowboarding 365 days a year - something this unique destination, straddling the border between Switzerland and Italy, pulls off with international flair. Come to Zermatt and enjoy Swiss hospitality coupled with Italian lifestyle. less
Attraction type: Ski & Snowboard Areas
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Klein Matterhorn
Klein Matterhorn
Attraction type: Mountains
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Restaurant Chez Vrony
Restaurant Chez Vrony
Ranked #1 of 196 Restaurants in Zermatt
Price: $11 - $47
Cuisines: French, Swiss, European
Good for: Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Walliserstube Zermatt
Walliserstube Zermatt
Ranked #2 of 196 Restaurants in Zermatt
Price: $19 - $48
Cuisines: Swiss, European, Central European
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Restaurant Schaferstube
Restaurant Schaferstube
Ranked #3 of 196 Restaurants in Zermatt
Cuisines: Swiss, European, Central European
Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Brown Cow Pub
Brown Cow Pub
Ranked #4 of 196 Restaurants in Zermatt
Price: $7 - $27
Cuisines: American, Bar, European, Pub
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Kids
Dining options: Drinks, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
The Bubble
The Bubble
Ranked #5 of 196 Restaurants in Zermatt
Price: $7 - $48
Cuisines: American, Bar, International
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Coeur des Alpes
Coeur des Alpes
$118 - $387 (€110 - €360)
Ranked #2 of 110 Hotels in Zermatt
Hotel & Solebad Arca
4.0 of 5
Hotel & Solebad Arca
$156 - $368
Ranked #10 of 110 Hotels in Zermatt
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Hotel Testa Grigia
3.0 of 5
Hotel Testa Grigia
$158 - $336
Ranked #22 of 110 Hotels in Zermatt
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hotel Firefly
4.5 of 5
Hotel Firefly
$296 - $1,295 (CHF 298 - CHF 1,305)
Ranked #1 of 110 Hotels in Zermatt
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BELLERIVE
3.5 of 5
BELLERIVE
$205 - $421 (€191 - €392)
Ranked #3 of 110 Hotels in Zermatt
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Hotel Matterhorn Focus
4.5 of 5
Hotel Matterhorn Focus
$212 - $730 (CHF 214 - CHF 736)
Ranked #6 of 110 Hotels in Zermatt
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

CERVO Zermatt
5.0 of 5
CERVO Zermatt
$343 - $851 (CHF 346 - CHF 858)
Ranked #4 of 110 Hotels in Zermatt
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The Omnia
5.0 of 5
The Omnia
$482 - $1,492 (CHF 486 - CHF 1,504)
Ranked #5 of 110 Hotels in Zermatt
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Europe Hotel & Spa
4.0 of 5
Europe Hotel & Spa
$218 - $479 (CHF 220 - CHF 483)
Ranked #7 of 110 Hotels in Zermatt
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