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A village of southern Switzerland in the Pennine Alps northeast of the Matterhorn. It is a noted tourist resort.


(Placename) 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)



a village in S Switzerland, near the Matterhorn: resort. 3101.
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Besides, my adventurous spirit had conceived a formidable enterprise--nothing less than a trip from Interlaken, by the Gemmi and Visp, clear to Zermatt, on foot
Oh, I went to Switzerland,--to Geneva and Zermatt and Zurich and all those places you know; and down to Venice, and all through Germany, and down the Rhine, and into Holland and Belgium--the regular round.
You are the creative talent behind successful hotels and restaurants in Zermatt, including Chez Vrony and Boutique Hotel Backstage, Why did you decide to become an architect and designer?
I was soon distracted when, emerging from the thick cloud that had covered Zermatt since my arrival, I saw the majestic peak of the Matterhorn.
Complete with the brand's raw and edgy style, the new addition comes in Zermatt Silver with contrasting Santorini Black finish to the roof and wheel arches.
A Swiss resort tucked away in Utah's mountains, the Zermatt Resort draws national attention.
Al RostamaniCOs Majestic Switzerland offer covers St Moritz, Glacier Express, Zermatt, Gornegrat, Interlaken, Jungfraujoch, Luzern and Titlis for a nine day tour.
Does Zermatt in Switzerland - a car-free town - give us a good clue of where other towns, like Huddersfield, will be in a few years' time?
The Swiss Travel Service has a three-night package, including the train ride, from pounds 342pp which includes return flights to Zurich and rail transfers to Zermatt where you board the Express to Davos, as well as B&B hotel accommodation.
The train operates between the twin Alpine peaks of Zermatt and St Moritz, and promises almost eight hours of the most amazing scenery you will ever enjoy, and it's just as amazing in the summertime.
SWITZERLAND: Total Holidays (08701 633633) offers seven nights' catered chalet accom in Zermatt for pounds 270 from January 19, including transfers plus breakfast, afternoon tea, evening meal six days a week.