Zermatt, the traffic-free holiday resort at the foot of the world-famous Matterhorn mountain, is the place where visitors from all over the world congregate. Zermatt is the ideal place in which to relax and enjoy wonderful hikes with incomparable panoramic views. The wide area offers a large number of hiking trails that take you through forests, over alpine pastures, and past mountain lakes and glaciers. Thanks to the excellent cableway network, you can reach even the higher altitude hiking trails and in particular the vantage points from which to enjoy the breathtaking panorama. Numerous mountain huts and restaurants en route provide a welcome rest. You will find that Zermatt has three main hiking areas: Rothorn, Schwarzsee and Gornergrat and all these regions guarantee wonderful views of the Matterhorn and the other mountains of the Wallis area. In the picturesque village of Zermatt you will find everything your heart desires: beautiful, attractive shops and boutiques, bars and lots and lots of restaurants.