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Swiss Travel Pass: Unlimited Travel on Train, Bus & Boat

Swiss Travel Pass: Unlimited Travel on Train, Bus & Boat

The Swiss Travel Pass is a must-have for any traveler to Switzerland. You can enjoy unlimited access by public train, bus, and boat to over 90 cities and towns and benefit from free entrance to 500+ museums, discounted city tours, and access to private and scenic trains with a pre-requisite seat reservation. There are two broad types of Swiss Travel Pass: Continuous and Flexi, with an option to choose from 3, 4, 8, and 15 days. Apart from it being an ‘all-in-one’ pass which allows a traveler to access all modes of public transportation within the country, it also offers numerous other benefits on the mountain excursions. Trips up to Stoos, Brunni, Klewenalp, Stanserhorn and Rigi are included in the Pass. A 50% reduction is offered on most other mountain and cableways (Gornergrat, Titlis, etc). Enjoy free entrance to museums like the the FIFA World Football Museum in Zurich, the National History Museum of Bern, the Paul Klee Center in Bern, and the Natural history museum in Geneva. Explore with access to the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Château de Chillon, and the Ballenberg Swiss Open-Air Museum. So be it the adventurous, the avid or the leisure traveler, you will have the chance to make the most of your Switzerland Travel Pass.

Zermatt: Matterhorn Glacier Paradise Cable Car Ticket

Zermatt: Matterhorn Glacier Paradise Cable Car Ticket

Secure your ticket to take a trip on the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise Cable Car. Ascend to Europe's highest mountain station and travel to Trockener Steg to ride by heated cable car across the Theodul Glacier. Start your journey at the Zermatt-Matterhorn valley station. Within 45 minutes, reach Europe’s highest mountain station at 12,740 ft (3,883 meters) above sea level - the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise. First, travel in comfort in an 8-seat gondola of the Matterhorn Express on your way to Trockerner Steg. Pass lush green meadows, old Valais hamlets, and enchanting forests before the landscape changes to one with impressive moraines and stones polished by ice and glaciers.  At Trockener Steg, hop into the highest 3S cable car transporting you up to the peak. Take in spectacular views through the panoramic windows and enjoy the heated seats while crossing the Theodul Glacier. Once you reach the summit, visit the viewing platform and marvel at 38 alpine giants of the French, Italian, and Swiss Alps as well as 14 glaciers. At the cinema lounge, enjoy short movies about mountaineering, the local fauna and flora, the lift facilities, and ice and snow. Or explore the highest ice palace in the world and admire handmade sculptures in the eternal ice. Before you leave the magical fairytale behind, try regional specialties at the restaurant or purchase Matterhorn souvenirs.

Zermatt: Gornergrat Bahn Cogwheel Train Ticket

Zermatt: Gornergrat Bahn Cogwheel Train Ticket

Cross stunning bridges, ride through galleries and tunnels, idyllic forests, past gorges and mountain lakes as your climb the Gornergrat on the cogwheel train with the Matterhorn continually in view. At the summit, explore the picturesque alpine world of the Swiss Alps. With a sunny observation deck that remains accessible throughout the year, the Gornergrat at 3,089 metres above sea level provides spectacular views. The Gornergrat is surrounded by 29 four-thousand metre peaks including the highest Swiss mountain, the Dufourspitze, which has an altitude of 4,634 metres, and the third-largest glacier in the Alps, the Gorner glacier. The mountainscape panorama you'll experience is completely unique.

Swiss Travel Pass Flex:All-in-One travel pass-train,bus,boat

Swiss Travel Pass Flex:All-in-One travel pass-train,bus,boat

Explore the beauty of Switzerland with a Swiss Travel Pass Flex available for 3, 4, 6, 8 and 15 flexible days within 1 month. The freely selectable travel days can be activated and changed on www.activateyourpass.com at any time. You will receive the login information by e-mail after your purchase. The pass offers hassle-free and unlimited travel throughout Switzerland on the Swiss Travel System, buses, and public boats as well as unlimited public transport in cities, discounts on many mountain excursions and free entrance to over 500 museums across the country on the validated days. You can use the pass on the panoramic routes however, seat reservations are mandatory. Children under 6 years old travel free. Children aged 6 and under 16 years when accompanied by at least one parent (holding Swiss Travel Pass) travel for free with the Swiss Family card.

Glacier Express: Scenic routes between St. Moritz & Zermatt

Glacier Express: Scenic routes between St. Moritz & Zermatt

Explore the one-to-remember panoramic journey on the Glacier Express offered by Schweizerische Bundesbahnen through the Swiss Alps - with highlights from start to finish. St. Moritz is the playground of the rich and famous and Zermatt is home to the world's most photographed mountain, the Matterhorn. Aboard the slowest express train in the world and enjoy the 8-hour journey taking passengers over 291 bridges and through 91 tunnels. From cosmopolitan St. Moritz the train snakes its way through the Albula Valley over the famous Landwasser Viaduct. Or start your trip in Davos Platz and take the regional train across the Wiesen Viaduct to Filisur where the Glacier Express will be waiting for you. Your trip then continues in the Glacier Express through the Rhine Gorge, Switzerland’s very own Grand Canyon.

Zurich :eSIM Internet Data Plan Switzerland high-speed 4G/5G

Zurich :eSIM Internet Data Plan Switzerland high-speed 4G/5G

Embark on an adventure through the breathtaking landscapes and innovative spirit of Switzerland without missing a beat! Our eSIM ensures you stay connected with high-speed data, whether you're exploring the cosmopolitan city of Zurich, enjoying the pristine beauty of the Swiss Alps, or discovering the historic charm of Geneva. How It Works: 1. Purchase: Select the data package that fits your travel plans. 2. Scan & Activate: Upon purchase, you'll receive a QR code. Scan it with your eSIM-compatible device, and you're ready to go! 3. Stay Connected: Enjoy uninterrupted connectivity throughout your Swiss journey. Compatibility: Ensure your device supports eSIM. Check our compatibility list at https://esimfox.com/pages/compatible-devices for more details.

Zermatt: Mount Gornergrat Spectacular Summit Train Ticket

Zermatt: Mount Gornergrat Spectacular Summit Train Ticket

Embark on a self-guided alpine expedition from Zermatt to Gornergrat, where breathtaking Matterhorn views await. The ticket for this unique experience includes access to the captivating ZooM exhibition, offering insights into the surrounding alpine environment. Customize your journey, revel in the panoramic views, and immerse yourself in the beauty of the Matterhorn at your own pace. This self-guided tour ensures flexibility and a personalized exploration of Gornergrat's spectacular landscapes.

Zermatt: Tandem Paragliding Tour

Zermatt: Tandem Paragliding Tour

Zermatt in southern Switzerland’s Valais canton, is one of the most popular mountain resorts renowned for skiing, climbing, and hiking. The town lies below the iconic, pyramid-shaped Matterhorn peak. Here, you have the chance to experience a once-in-a-lifetime adventure - a tandem paragliding flight at a 3000-4000-meter altitude. At the meeting point, you’ll be introduced to your instructor, who will give you a presentation on the activity and safety protocols. You’ll take the cable car to the take-off point, as your pilot shares as much as of their knowledge, stories, and anecdotes about Zermatt as you want. Once you’re on the mountain, walk to the take-off point, and hear a short briefing and equipment check. Then, it’s time for the ultimate adventure, as you take a few steps into the air. Now just sit back, relax, and take in the spectacular 360° views over Switzerland, Italy, and France. The pilot will take care of everything, all you have to do is enjoy this magical moment to its fullest. Once you’ve landed, the pilot will download the pictures and videos onto a memory card, ready for you to take home and show off.

Exclusive Zermatt & Matterhorn: Small Group Tour from Zürich

Exclusive Zermatt & Matterhorn: Small Group Tour from Zürich

Embark on an unique small-group tour from Zürich to Zermatt, traversing the scenic landscapes of half of Switzerland by train. Upon arrival, immerse yourself in the alpine charm with a village walk in Zermatt, accompanied by awe-inspiring Matterhorn views. The adventure reaches new heights with an ascent on the cogwheel train to the summit of Mount Gornergrat with views to an incredible glacier world and Matterhorn Mountain. Limited to a select few, this personalized journey ensures an intimate and unforgettable experience, seamlessly blending picturesque train travel, cultural exploration, and breathtaking mountain vistas in the heart of Zermatt.

Glacier Express: Scenic routes between Chur & Zermatt

Glacier Express: Scenic routes between Chur & Zermatt

Explore the one-to-remember panoramic journey on the Glacier Express offered by Schweizerische Bundesbahnen through the Swiss Alps - with highlights from start to finish. Chur is the oldest town in Switzerland and Zermatt is home to the world's most photographed mountain, the Matterhorn. Get on board the classic Alpine trains and let the Glacier Express take you through the breathtaking landscapes between Zermatt and Chur. Admire the beauty of the Swiss Alps in all its magnificence. Aboard the slowest express train in the world and enjoy the amazing scenic train journey taking passengers over multiple breath-taking bridges and through various mysterious tunnels. Stay comfortable from your seat on air-conditioned trains and admire the world-impressively beautiful scenery right at your seat's window. Book your ticket online in advance to guarantee your seat on this one-to-remember panoramic journey!

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Our most recommended Zermatt Activities

Swiss Travel Pass: Unlimited Travel on Train, Bus & Boat

Swiss Travel Pass: Unlimited Travel on Train, Bus & Boat

The Swiss Travel Pass is a must-have for any traveler to Switzerland. You can enjoy unlimited access by public train, bus, and boat to over 90 cities and towns and benefit from free entrance to 500+ museums, discounted city tours, and access to private and scenic trains with a pre-requisite seat reservation. There are two broad types of Swiss Travel Pass: Continuous and Flexi, with an option to choose from 3, 4, 8, and 15 days. Apart from it being an ‘all-in-one’ pass which allows a traveler to access all modes of public transportation within the country, it also offers numerous other benefits on the mountain excursions. Trips up to Stoos, Brunni, Klewenalp, Stanserhorn and Rigi are included in the Pass. A 50% reduction is offered on most other mountain and cableways (Gornergrat, Titlis, etc). Enjoy free entrance to museums like the the FIFA World Football Museum in Zurich, the National History Museum of Bern, the Paul Klee Center in Bern, and the Natural history museum in Geneva. Explore with access to the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Château de Chillon, and the Ballenberg Swiss Open-Air Museum. So be it the adventurous, the avid or the leisure traveler, you will have the chance to make the most of your Switzerland Travel Pass.

Zermatt: Matterhorn Glacier Paradise Cable Car Ticket

Zermatt: Matterhorn Glacier Paradise Cable Car Ticket

Secure your ticket to take a trip on the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise Cable Car. Ascend to Europe's highest mountain station and travel to Trockener Steg to ride by heated cable car across the Theodul Glacier. Start your journey at the Zermatt-Matterhorn valley station. Within 45 minutes, reach Europe’s highest mountain station at 12,740 ft (3,883 meters) above sea level - the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise. First, travel in comfort in an 8-seat gondola of the Matterhorn Express on your way to Trockerner Steg. Pass lush green meadows, old Valais hamlets, and enchanting forests before the landscape changes to one with impressive moraines and stones polished by ice and glaciers.  At Trockener Steg, hop into the highest 3S cable car transporting you up to the peak. Take in spectacular views through the panoramic windows and enjoy the heated seats while crossing the Theodul Glacier. Once you reach the summit, visit the viewing platform and marvel at 38 alpine giants of the French, Italian, and Swiss Alps as well as 14 glaciers. At the cinema lounge, enjoy short movies about mountaineering, the local fauna and flora, the lift facilities, and ice and snow. Or explore the highest ice palace in the world and admire handmade sculptures in the eternal ice. Before you leave the magical fairytale behind, try regional specialties at the restaurant or purchase Matterhorn souvenirs.

Zermatt: Gornergrat Bahn Cogwheel Train Ticket

Zermatt: Gornergrat Bahn Cogwheel Train Ticket

Cross stunning bridges, ride through galleries and tunnels, idyllic forests, past gorges and mountain lakes as your climb the Gornergrat on the cogwheel train with the Matterhorn continually in view. At the summit, explore the picturesque alpine world of the Swiss Alps. With a sunny observation deck that remains accessible throughout the year, the Gornergrat at 3,089 metres above sea level provides spectacular views. The Gornergrat is surrounded by 29 four-thousand metre peaks including the highest Swiss mountain, the Dufourspitze, which has an altitude of 4,634 metres, and the third-largest glacier in the Alps, the Gorner glacier. The mountainscape panorama you'll experience is completely unique.

Swiss Travel Pass Flex:All-in-One travel pass-train,bus,boat

Swiss Travel Pass Flex:All-in-One travel pass-train,bus,boat

Explore the beauty of Switzerland with a Swiss Travel Pass Flex available for 3, 4, 6, 8 and 15 flexible days within 1 month. The freely selectable travel days can be activated and changed on www.activateyourpass.com at any time. You will receive the login information by e-mail after your purchase. The pass offers hassle-free and unlimited travel throughout Switzerland on the Swiss Travel System, buses, and public boats as well as unlimited public transport in cities, discounts on many mountain excursions and free entrance to over 500 museums across the country on the validated days. You can use the pass on the panoramic routes however, seat reservations are mandatory. Children under 6 years old travel free. Children aged 6 and under 16 years when accompanied by at least one parent (holding Swiss Travel Pass) travel for free with the Swiss Family card.

Glacier Express: Scenic routes between St. Moritz & Zermatt

Glacier Express: Scenic routes between St. Moritz & Zermatt

Explore the one-to-remember panoramic journey on the Glacier Express offered by Schweizerische Bundesbahnen through the Swiss Alps - with highlights from start to finish. St. Moritz is the playground of the rich and famous and Zermatt is home to the world's most photographed mountain, the Matterhorn. Aboard the slowest express train in the world and enjoy the 8-hour journey taking passengers over 291 bridges and through 91 tunnels. From cosmopolitan St. Moritz the train snakes its way through the Albula Valley over the famous Landwasser Viaduct. Or start your trip in Davos Platz and take the regional train across the Wiesen Viaduct to Filisur where the Glacier Express will be waiting for you. Your trip then continues in the Glacier Express through the Rhine Gorge, Switzerland’s very own Grand Canyon.

Zurich :eSIM Internet Data Plan Switzerland high-speed 4G/5G

Zurich :eSIM Internet Data Plan Switzerland high-speed 4G/5G

Embark on an adventure through the breathtaking landscapes and innovative spirit of Switzerland without missing a beat! Our eSIM ensures you stay connected with high-speed data, whether you're exploring the cosmopolitan city of Zurich, enjoying the pristine beauty of the Swiss Alps, or discovering the historic charm of Geneva. How It Works: 1. Purchase: Select the data package that fits your travel plans. 2. Scan & Activate: Upon purchase, you'll receive a QR code. Scan it with your eSIM-compatible device, and you're ready to go! 3. Stay Connected: Enjoy uninterrupted connectivity throughout your Swiss journey. Compatibility: Ensure your device supports eSIM. Check our compatibility list at https://esimfox.com/pages/compatible-devices for more details.

Zermatt: Mount Gornergrat Spectacular Summit Train Ticket

Zermatt: Mount Gornergrat Spectacular Summit Train Ticket

Embark on a self-guided alpine expedition from Zermatt to Gornergrat, where breathtaking Matterhorn views await. The ticket for this unique experience includes access to the captivating ZooM exhibition, offering insights into the surrounding alpine environment. Customize your journey, revel in the panoramic views, and immerse yourself in the beauty of the Matterhorn at your own pace. This self-guided tour ensures flexibility and a personalized exploration of Gornergrat's spectacular landscapes.

Zermatt: Tandem Paragliding Tour

Zermatt: Tandem Paragliding Tour

Zermatt in southern Switzerland’s Valais canton, is one of the most popular mountain resorts renowned for skiing, climbing, and hiking. The town lies below the iconic, pyramid-shaped Matterhorn peak. Here, you have the chance to experience a once-in-a-lifetime adventure - a tandem paragliding flight at a 3000-4000-meter altitude. At the meeting point, you’ll be introduced to your instructor, who will give you a presentation on the activity and safety protocols. You’ll take the cable car to the take-off point, as your pilot shares as much as of their knowledge, stories, and anecdotes about Zermatt as you want. Once you’re on the mountain, walk to the take-off point, and hear a short briefing and equipment check. Then, it’s time for the ultimate adventure, as you take a few steps into the air. Now just sit back, relax, and take in the spectacular 360° views over Switzerland, Italy, and France. The pilot will take care of everything, all you have to do is enjoy this magical moment to its fullest. Once you’ve landed, the pilot will download the pictures and videos onto a memory card, ready for you to take home and show off.

Exclusive Zermatt & Matterhorn: Small Group Tour from Zürich

Exclusive Zermatt & Matterhorn: Small Group Tour from Zürich

Embark on an unique small-group tour from Zürich to Zermatt, traversing the scenic landscapes of half of Switzerland by train. Upon arrival, immerse yourself in the alpine charm with a village walk in Zermatt, accompanied by awe-inspiring Matterhorn views. The adventure reaches new heights with an ascent on the cogwheel train to the summit of Mount Gornergrat with views to an incredible glacier world and Matterhorn Mountain. Limited to a select few, this personalized journey ensures an intimate and unforgettable experience, seamlessly blending picturesque train travel, cultural exploration, and breathtaking mountain vistas in the heart of Zermatt.

Glacier Express: Scenic routes between Chur & Zermatt

Glacier Express: Scenic routes between Chur & Zermatt

Explore the one-to-remember panoramic journey on the Glacier Express offered by Schweizerische Bundesbahnen through the Swiss Alps - with highlights from start to finish. Chur is the oldest town in Switzerland and Zermatt is home to the world's most photographed mountain, the Matterhorn. Get on board the classic Alpine trains and let the Glacier Express take you through the breathtaking landscapes between Zermatt and Chur. Admire the beauty of the Swiss Alps in all its magnificence. Aboard the slowest express train in the world and enjoy the amazing scenic train journey taking passengers over multiple breath-taking bridges and through various mysterious tunnels. Stay comfortable from your seat on air-conditioned trains and admire the world-impressively beautiful scenery right at your seat's window. Book your ticket online in advance to guarantee your seat on this one-to-remember panoramic journey!

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