Swiss Villages and Resorts (P-Z)
Interlaken's lakeside neighbor is just minutes away by train, bus, car,
footpath, or lake steamer.
You don't need a fortune or a title to enjoy Switzerland's oldest ski resort; a
platinum card will do. A Winter Resort Report.
Spend an afternoon or a night at a picturesque medieval town in Switzerland's Jura, within easy reach of Basel by car or train.
Soak up the sun, soak in the baths, and take lessons from a ski/snowboarding
school with 100 instructors. A Winter Resort Report.
This resort in French Switzerland offers 400 km of slopes, 100
lifts, and plenty of thrills (or spills) for advanced skiers. A Winter
You won't find any cars at this Bernese Oberland resort, but you will find the
Jungfrau, the Eiger, and some of the best hiking in the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt's lifts include a cogwheel railroad, a subway inside an Alp, and the highest
aerial cablecar in Europe--yet the resort manages to retain a village atmosphere.
A Winter Resort Report.
Zermatt: Gornergrat Bahn
Zermatt's GGB takes you to Matterhorn views and mountain hotels.
If you suffer from acrophobia or can't afford the SF700+ guide fee, enjoy a view of
Zermatt's mountain icon from the nearby Gornergrat. (You can reach the latter by cogwheel
Zermatt: Riffelalp Resort
More than 40 years after the legendary Riffelalp Grand Hotel was destroyed by
fire, a new and more intimate resort hotel occupies its site on a mountain
plateau overlooking the Matterhorn and Zermatt, Switzerland.
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