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Make a holiday rental apartment or lodges at Zermatt, Switzerland your home away from home

Zermatt is one of the most famous destinations in Switzerland. With the Zermatt Tourist Office claiming that the resort is offers the ‘Best of the Alps’, the resort has a huge amount to live up to, but as soon as you arrive at a holiday apartment in Zermatt, you may well agree. Hiding in the shadows of the imposing peaks of the Matterhorn, lodges in Zermatt are wonderfully picturesque all year round, but it is in winter that the majority of visitors decide to take self catering Zermatt accommodation to tackle the fearsome slopes the resort is famous for.

Things to do on holiday in Zermatt, Switzerland

Skiing from Zermatt accommodation is a real treat. There are three main skiing areas here, all protected from the wind by the huge mountains which surround the village. As the Zermatt tourist office will take great pride in telling you, Zermatt actually has the longest ski season in the whole of the Alps, and the snow conditions are almost always exemplary. A Zermatt lift pass gives you access to over 300km of downhill pistes, from the pleasant, meandering beginner slopes to the formidable black runs. The region is wonderfully accessible, with 74 lifts and cable cars open to anyone holding a Zermatt lift pass. There is also huge scope for off-piste skiing from a holiday apartment in Zermatt, offering outstanding skiing through virgin snow. Heli-skiing with local guides is a simply unbeatable experience, and tourist information is readily available from the Zermatt tourist office.

During the summer months, lodges at Zermatt are still in high demand, mainly from walkers, hikers and climbers. There are over 400km of marked walking and hiking trails around Zermatt accommodation. The thick forests and ice capped peaks make walking from a holiday apartment in Zermatt really special, and the 18 ski lifts which remain open during the summer mean that the mountains are still easily accessible. The iconic peak of the Matterhorn is a huge draw for mountain climbers who flock to Zermatt accommodation to tackle one of the most recognised peaks in the world. There are 80 registered mountain guides in Zermatt, just ask at the Zermatt tourist office for information. If the peaks seem too far one morning, why not try your swing at the Matterhorn Golf Club?

Places to visit on holiday in Zermatt, Switzerland

There are a huge number of places to visit from a holiday apartment in Zermatt. Lift passes can take you a long way into the mountains, and the resorts of Crans Montana, and the Saas Fee Valley are both easily accessible and filled with world-class sporting options as well as Alpine villages of such charm that it is hard to leave at the end of the day.

Weather in Zermatt, Switzerland

Winter is of course a cold time to be staying in Zermatt accommodation. Monthly temperatures average around 0?C from the end of December until late February, but then spring arrives. With spring, temperatures soar, and by May, you can be relaxing in daily temperatures of around 20?C. During July and August, temperatures can reach almost 30?C in the heat of the day, making walking, climbing or mountain biking an even greater pleasure.

Travel to Zermatt, Switzerland

Reaching a holiday apartment in Zermatt from the UK is easy. There are regular flights to Zurich Airport (ZRH) from London, Birmingham (BHX) and Manchester (MAN), provided by Swiss International Airlines. From the airport, there is a train that runs directly from Zurich Airport to Zermatt taking little over an hour.

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                                                                                                Excellent apartment in a great location!

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                                                                                                The apartment was so much better than we expected. It is situated right in the middle of Zermatt...seconds from the shops and less than a minute to the ski lift (gornegrat bahn). It is really well equipped with everything you could need. There are three large bedrooms, one on the ground floor with its own en-suite and two upstairs which share a large bathroom. The living accommodation is large and the kitchen has everything you could need. Adrian, the owner could not be more helpful. Arrival and check out instructions are clear and we really felt like he did everything he could to make our stay hassle free. Thanks!!!
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 22-Jan-2017
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                                                                                Excellent location

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                Property has excellent location, just few minutes walk to Gornegrat station ski lift. Apartment has nice view on Matterhorn, The owner is very friendly and helpful. We enjoyed and would reccomend it for friends as a ski holidays apartment.
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 07-Jan-2017
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                Nice views and close proximity to gondola

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                Lovely property with beautiful views of the Matterhorn and very close proximity to the gondola. The apartment was clean, spacious and well equipped. About a 5-10 min. walk the center of the village, but welcome after a hearty meal. Taxi from train station w.luggage was 20 CHF. We really enjoyed our stay and would definitely consider renting the apartment again upon a return visit to Zermatt.
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2017
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Dec 2016