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City break in Zermatt. Active leisure ideas for Zermatt - attractions, recreation and nightlife

In addition to various winter sports and hiking, guests of Zermatt are welcome to devote some time to various entertainments. There are excellent sports centers, unusual shops, and trendy nightclubs. Thus, it is possible to organize a fantastic vacation at literally any time of the day.
Modern sports infrastructure remains the main value of the resort. It’s a fabulous place where visitors can have fun and enjoy their favorite sports literally all year round. Zermatt … Open
Tourists, who visit the resort during warm months, should definitely visit the Forest Fun Amusement Park. As one can guess by the name, this park is situated in a wonderful forest, and many of its interesting attractions are located among old trees. The park has a spectacular cableway that is also built among tree crowns, pendant ladders, and special rides for tourists craving for some thrill. This park is a perfect destination for families with children as the whole family will surely spend several unforgettable hours there.
Fans of elite sports will be pleased to relax in the Matterhorn Golf Club. This club is open in an incredibly gorgeous area – a picturesque valley surrounded by mountain ranges. Besides the first-class golf course, Matterhorn has some great places to relax. Therefore, visitors can easily spend a whole day there, enjoying the comfortable atmosphere. The Gornergrat Bahn railway is one of the main symbols of the resort - the train route passes the most amazing and spectacular areas of the region. The train ride promises to be one of the most exciting and memorable events of any vacation. Copyright
Zermatt is famous for its luxury hotels. There are more than 300 attractive hotels in different categories. Mont Cervin Palace, which has started accepting guests since 1851, is a true … Open
The resort is also rich in entertainment venues, such as European Snowsport Zermatt . This gorgeous snow park is one of the largest in Europe. It is a real treasure for all fans of winter sports. In addition to excellent ski slopes and equipment rental offices, there are several lovely restaurants and interesting specialized shops.
Shopaholics will not be disappointed with the resort as well. They will find many charming shops and outlets on the main streets of Zermatt. Experienced travelers prefer to buy original sets of chocolate candies as memorable gifts to friends and family. According to their opinion, Chocolaterie Läderach sells the best sweets in the town. Sportsmen will be more interested in visiting another shop - OLMO Zermatt - that sells high quality gear and sports accessories.
In Zermatt, there are three ski areas: Gornergrat, Rothorn, and Klein Matterhorn. The latter is open for vacationers even in summer. The total length of all trails is 194km, out of which … Open
In the evening, numerous bars and nightclubs await guests of the resort. The Papperla Bar is one of the most original venues of the region. Designed as a classic pub, this bar offers a large selection of drinks and food for its guests. Many come to the pub to listen to live music in the evening. Elsie is one of the oldest and most popular bars of the resort. It is situated in a historical building that also has a prestigious hotel in it. It is a place where visitors will find a rich collection of elite drinks that can surprise even the most discerning guests. Travelers, who are fond of contemporary music and loud parties, should not forget to visit the Vernissage Club that offers an interesting entertainment program every night. Finally, tourists who prefer relaxed atmosphere will hardly find a better place than Snowboat Caffe. A rich selection of signature meals is one of the main attractive features of the venue.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Zermatt and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Zermatt
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale della Val Grande' , 53.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch' , 56.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale del Gran Paradiso' , 64.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Monte San Giorgio' , 93.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Queyras' , 160.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Zermatt
♥   Amusement park 'Jungfrau Park' Interlaken, 74.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Safari Park' Pombia, 78.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Swiss Vapeur Parc' Le Bouveret, 80 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Volandia' Somma Lombardo, 85.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Cowboyland' Voghera, 152.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Zermatt
♥   Water park 'Ondaland' Vicolungo, Novara, 79.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Alpamare' Freienbach, 153.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Zermatt
♥   Restaurant 'Restaurant 1818' Zermatt. Type - Country|International. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Gourmetstübli' Zermatt. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Pöstli Stübli' Zermatt. Type - Swiss. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'The Omnia' Zermatt. Type - Modern cuisine|Creative. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Grill Le Cervin' Zermatt. Type - International. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Zermatt from our surveys on extreme Earth places


From the series “The Greatest Dams in the World”
A few years ago, the dam was connected to the flat districts by the cable car. Through the dam tunnel the exciting excursions for the tourists are carried out. After the visit of the magnificent building from the inside is still an interesting entertainment offered to the guests - all interested can stay in one of the tunnels under the dam. The dreamers prefer to visit this wonderful area in winter - amidst snowy mountain landscapes the dam still looks more impressive. … Read further

Niouc Bridge

From the series “Thrilling Points for Bungee Jumping”
Thanks to the fortifications built in 1996, the bridge is no longer rocked by the wind, so you can jump out of altitude in the most comfortable conditions. Niouc is the highest peak in Switzerland, making it a place of interest for the world. The price for Freifall, which takes 4 seconds, is quite high and makes more than 200 USD. It should be noted that the platform for Bunjee jumping is open only at the daytime. … Read further

Tortin Ski Slope

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
For this reason, the extreme sports fans prefer to visit the health resort in the spring when the snow begins to melt or in autumn, when it has not yet hidden all the special features of the 'black' slopes. The health resort Verbier also offers many opportunities for freeriding. However Verbier was known worldwide precisely because of the 'Torin' runway. … Read further
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IHG Brings Its voco Brand to Scotland

As hotels in Scotland might open in April or May, the opening of two new hotels is a signal that life is slowly going back to normal and leisure travel will resume closer to summer. The name of the brand – voco – means “invite” or “call together” in Latin. The Glasgow hotel will be the first property by this brand in Scotland. The voco Grand Central Glasgow is a rebranded property open instead of the existing Grand Central Hotel. IHG reimagined the popular place, retaining its original charm. The new Glasgow hotel now features 230 rooms, meeting and event spaces, and an interesting option – a possibility to contact resident experts known as voco hosts who are ready to explore the most interesting parts of the city together with guests. voco Grand Central is a perfectly suitable choice for both leisure and business travelers. Read this


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