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Did you know you can ski in both Zermatt and Cervinia, Italy, all in one day? Take the Klein Matterhoorn cable car over the border - just remember to check when the last one leaves!
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What's the number 1 reason to hit the slopes in Zermatt?

“If you can go to Zermatt before the mad season, the slopes are quiet, the snow is sure, you can ski into another country which fascinated my 9yr old. It is mega expensive though- and in my opinion the lift system is poor compared to other resorts. Loads of drag lifts and big mega lifts which are a pain (must be horrendous in the busy season). They should spend less on shops and more on updating the lift system! And it is also not very challenging skiing.”

“Slopes are easy to access via the stunning Gornergrat train which is also great for non skiers and is included on your ski pass. Ski over to Italy for lunch though, much better than in Zermatt. The gluhwein in the Riffleburg restaurant gets the prize for best in resort.. leave time for this at the end of the day to watch the last of the sun behind the Matterhorn then go down on the Gornergrat after the pistes have closed.”

“For a single ski resort you have like 4 different resorts (Rothorn, Sunnega, Gornergrat, Matterhorn) on different mountains all with spectacular views and sightseing, different sun exposures and snow qualities. It's fantastic to make on-piste skiing from 3883m down!”

“340 km of trails in a breathtaking mountain panorama. About 8 skiing schools with several hundreds of teachers, courses for all kind of levels, fun parks for kids on skis starting at 2 years age.”

“amazing variety excellent infrastructure getting people up the mountains - never had to wait in a line inspite of the numbers.”

“Because there are no cars allowed, its quite tricky to get here. But those that make the effort are here to have a great time.”

“Every view with the Matterhorn is spectacular and almost every slope has it's individualised view of the Matterhorn.”

“Reliable snow cover. Good variety of slopes. Fabulous views and if lucky with weather a real suntrap”

“Glazier Skiing is awesome and weather was very enjoyable. Restaurant cousine is excellant too.”

“Efficient lift system, great variety of slopes and good off piste opportunities.”

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Score from 802 reviews

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9 Superb

Score from 736 reviews

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9.3 Superb

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£131

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9.4 Superb

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8.8 Fabulous

Score from 495 reviews

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Schlosshotel Life & Style Zermatt

9.3 Superb

Score from 1070 reviews

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9.3 Superb

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9.3 Superb

Score from 761 reviews

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