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Gstaad, Zermatt, or St. Moritz?

Switzerland is a mountainous country that has numerous mountain resorts but the big three are:  Gstaad, Zermatt, and St. Moritz. The dilemma of whether to go to Gstaad, Zermatt, or St. Moritz comes down to personal preference. Each town is different and has special characteristics, so best to look at the following five (5) areas and decide for yourself.

  • Location
  • Sports
  • Environment
  • Town
  • Ambiance Read more »

Getting to Know Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt, Switzerland, home of the Matterhorn (pictured at right) is about 40 miles from Sion in the southern region of Switzerland (see map below) and is the only place in Switzerland that I’ve always left wishing I had more time to stay because there is so much to see and do. Although there is an airport in Sion, most international flights arrive in and depart out of Geneva or Zurich because weather conditions can change so rapidly in this mountainous region. Read more »