The Breuil-Cervinia and Zermatt make up together one of the largest ski areas in the Alps. The skiing season opens in December and ends before the end of May. Period of best and most stable skiing weather lasts from December till March.
Cervinia Ski Resort is located on the southern slope of the Matterhorn. Ski Resort of Zermatt lies on the other side of this mountain, but is a little bit more fashionable and expensive.