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Escorted Rail Tours to Zermatt

A bustling ski resort at the foot of the Matterhorn

The resort town of Zermatt lies at the foot of the Matterhorn, one of the most distinctive mountains in the world. In winter Zermatt is dominated by skiers and is part of a ski region with over 186 miles (300 kilometres) of pistes. The town has a unique charm, protected by strict planning guidelines and a ban on cars; although this ban only relates to combustion-engine cars - battery powered vehicles are permitted and you are sure to see a variety of quirky electric cars and taxis in Zermatt.

With a permanent population of fewer than 6,000, Zermatt is predominately a tourist destination, attracting visitors all year round for skiing, hiking, climbing and sightseeing.

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Traditional Glacier Express
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Glacier Express & St Moritz
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2020JunSep
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Glacier Express in Winter (Chur-Kandersteg) 2016
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Classic Glacier Express
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First Class Glacier Express in Winter (Brig-Chur) 2016
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Isola Bella
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Classic Glacier Express
Mr D Webber
“Great experiences, wonderful scenery, well organised, great Tour Manager, friendly group, no problems.
First Class Glacier Express in Winter
Mrs S Hassard
“Absolutely amazing from start to finish
Glacier Express in Winter
Ms C Hill
“A wonderful full itinerary, well organized and planned. The hotels were a great contrast...one in a town and one in a small village of typically Swiss wooden houses surrounded by mountains, and only accessible by train. The country was expensive, but the provided meals were good and local. Our group was friendly and a good mix of pleasant people, who all got on well. The weather couldn’t have been better....five days of sunshine for all the trips on the glacier and Bernina Express, so amazing views, then snow on the last day for a wonderful woodland walk from the chairlift above our last hotel. One of the best holidays we have had with Great Rail.
Traditional Glacier Express
Anonymous
“Great organisation, itinerary and hotels. Guide was fantastic and very considerate to all Clients especially as some of them had problems with their mobility and needs
Glacier Express & St Moritz
Les Mackey
“We were downgraded on the Glacier Express because of overbooking. This was not the fault of GRJ. At the last minute we were reinstated for most but not all of it. It meant we had to travel on later trains to the group. The train journey from Cologne to St Moritz was tiresome and involved changes of stations, trains etc due to the problems on German Rail. This was not the fault of GRJ. However, the journey took 13.5 hours. Our tour guide was brilliant, he did his utmost to get us there as quickly as he could. He was constantly cheerful no matter what was thrown at him. He is a credit to GRJ. Overall the holiday was superb. Lovely scenery, hotels.

More about Zermatt

Matterhorn Museum
The fascinating Matterhorn Museum in Zermatt is focused on the history of the famous mountain, and the rise of tourism in the town and surrounding region since attempts were first made to reach the summit.

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