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About Zermatt

Zermatt, 1620 m asl

Zermatt, 1620m above sea level, lies at the foot of the mighty Matterhorn, one of the most famous mountains in the world. Its glamorous appearance and unique shape, standing in dignified solitude in the middle of a crest of the highest mountains in the Alps, has always attracted people from all over the world. But it's not only the Matterhorn giving Zermatt its appeal. The magnificent landscape and the vast variety of mountain tops surrounding Zermatt, like the Monte Rosa, Dent Blanche, Weisshorn etc. make it the true tourist destination known worldwide. The possibilities for climbing, hiking and skiing are enormous.

Zermatt is car-free. The only means of transportation are electric cars, horse sleighs and carriages.