Zermatt. View over Matterhorn from the Schwarzsee

The Swiss Alps are can be visited throughout the year. A beautiful biking and hiking destination during the summer period, this region turns into a real skiing Mecca in the cold season.

Skiing season in Zermatt starts in July and lasts till May. The highest Alpine summits, which surround the entire town, make skiing season here one of the longest in comparison with other world ski resorts.

Zermatt can be reached by train from the town of Tasch or from Visp and Brig. If you arrive in Geneva or Zurich airports, be ready to change to a speed train. Just three or four hours and you are in the very heart of the charming Alpine fairytale.