Engelberg Ė Welcome to the best resort in central
Switzerland. Welcome to
the summer and winter holiday resort that lies 1050
metres above sea
level. The village is made special by the snowy
mountain peaks. Mountain
rail- and cableways entice the visitors to explore
while summer and winter
skiing make up the difference.
Zermatt skiing. Zermatt is the most southwest of all ski resorts in Switzerland. southwesterly of the great Swiss ski resorts, The Matterhrn ranks as one of the highest and one of the most majestic. Access from the valley below is via railway only. The skiing,is superb. A complicated network of chairlifts, cog railways, and gondolas carries skiers to such peaks as Stockhorn, Rothorn, Riffelberg, Trockner Steg, and Testa Griga.
Summer skiing and other things to do in Zermatt in summer. Most popular and famous is a visit to Gornergrat. From the gentle summit unfolds a world-class vista of tumbling glaciers and soaring alpine peaks. In fact twenty-nine of Switzerland's thirty-five highest summits (above 4000 meters/ 13,000 ft) are immediately visible. You can reach Gornergrat easily by mountain train which is located just opposite the main train station in town. Second on our list is the Klein Matterhorn. View into Italy and even to France are amazing. On a clear day it is possible to see forty peaks over 4000 meters. One arrives at the summer ski slopes. One can ski well here. Also worth a look is the free glacier grotto at Klein Matterhorn. The lifts to the klein Matterhorn are found at the southest end of town about 16 or 20 minutes from the train station. Rothorn features its own beautiful panorama. Rothorn offers a perfect view of the Matterhorn. Rothorn offers less spectacular views of the summer snows and glaciers than from Gornergrat or Klein Matterhorn.
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