Zermatt


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Zermatt

(tsĕrmät`), village (1989 est. pop. 4,000), Valais canton, S Switzerland. Near the MatterhornMatterhorn
, Fr. Mont Cervin, Ital. Monte Cervino, peak, c.14,700 ft (4,480 m) high, in the Pennine Alps, on the Swiss-Italian border, near Zermatt. Its distinctive pyramidal peak was formed by the enlargement of several cirques.
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, Zermatt is a popular resort for mountain-climbing and winter sports.

Zermatt

a village and resort in S Switzerland, in Valais canton at the foot of the Matterhorn: cars are not allowed in the area. Pop.: 5988 (2000)
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Then there is my architectural office, factory and venues in Zermatt [such as the Boutique Hotel Backstage] where I meet people.
And in an effort to encourage relaxation and be sensitive to the changing needs of Zermatt guests, the spa has created "spa value packs" where Utahns can purchase certain spa treatments at a discount of almost 50 percent.
Huddersfield transport enthusiast David J Smithies, a regular Examiner contributor since 1954, has just returned from a holiday in Switzerland and he says the highlight was a journey through the Alps to the ski resort of Zermatt, close to the Italian border and in the shadow of the Matterhorn.
The glacier journey is well worthwhile, and can be done in either direction, starting at Zermatt (home to the fabulous and iconic Matterhorn mountain) or at the posh snowsports town of St Moritz.
Invitation to tender : The existing parish center in Zermatt is energetically renovated.
Crystal is offering buy one, get one half price (BOGOHP) lift passes saving you up to PS141 in Zermatt, PS105 in Les Arcs and PS103 in St Anton.
00 Flying direct from Durham Tees Valley Departs Sept 2014 Join us for a picture-postcard-perfect holiday on one of the most beautiful of all Italian lakes, including a day in the Swiss resort of Zermatt and an excursion to the beautiful offshore Borromean Isles.
The service will depart from London St Pancras International and Ashford to resorts including Verbier, Zermatt, Saas Fee and Gstaad, running from December 22 to April 13.
who has climbed the Matterhorn himself twice, describes it as "the most important thing for Zermatt.