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The Matterhorn , Zermatt
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King of the Swiss Alps, the colossal The Matterhorn rises above the picturesque resort town of Zermatt, on the border between Switzerland and
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Gornergrat , Zermatt
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For a classic train experience in the Alps, hop on Gornergrat, one of the highest railway lines in Europe. Opened in 1898, the railway takes
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Discover Switzerland's iconic winter wonderland by visiting Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, the highest cable car station in the Alps. Europe's
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See Switzerland's breathtaking landscape from the water with Hightide Kayak School, an operator offering kayaking tours and courses on Lake B
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Aletsch Glacier , Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
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Inscribed on the World Heritage List, Aletsch Glacier represents the largest glacier in the Alps, spanning 23 km (14 mi) in length. In order
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Where to stay in Zermatt

When staying in car-free Zermatt, proximity to amenities is key, as you'll be mostly restricted to traveling by foot. Populated by charming Swiss chalet-style hotels and inns, Zermatt may be humble in character, but not in price. Most of the hotels are fairly expensive, though there is the odd hostel and pension that might offer a slight discount. To save yourself a bit of money, look into renting an apartment in lieu of a hotel. If you're really strapped for cash, consider camping instead--this area offers a year-round mild climate.
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