Zermatt and the Matterhorn
Zermatt is, without doubt, one of the best and most famous winter destinations in the world. It is however just as popular in the summer, situated below Mt. Matterhorn, it's a magnet for nature-lovers and hikers from all around the world.
Despite being a small Town, Zermatt has quite a great offer of Hotels, Bars, Restaurants and Night Clubs. It is also home to Zermatt Unplugged, a very successful Music Festival that is being held in the summer.
The main street of Zermatt is also the main shopping area in the town, it's packed with Brand shops, jewelry shops and smaller swiss souvenirs shops.
The most famous attraction, however, is definitely Mount Matterhorn. Towering over Zermatt, with its 4478m, it is one of the most famous and most photographed mountains in the world.
There is no Public Transport to speak of in Zermatt and is not necessary, the Town is small enough to be explored by foot in all directions. Busses will take you to the nearby skiing places and Gondolas, while Trains connect Zermatt with main Cities like Zurich and Geneva.