Zermatt – village located in the southern Swiss canton of Valais on the border with Italy, a fashionable resort, attracts a lot of skiing enthusiasts.
Zermatt is located at an altitude of 1608 m on the northern slopes of the Matterhorn (4478 m), which is a symbol of Switzerland, is also located near the highest peak of the country – Dufour Peak (4634 m) in the massif of Monte Rosa.
Zermatt is known for its tourist attractions ice. So, in the center of the resort is the ice tower, the Matterhorn mountain in the eternal ice – glacier cave. There is a museum of skiing.
Gornergrat Railway (Gornergratbahn) – Abt rack railway system, the length of 9 km and a track width of 1000 mm. It connects Zermatt in Valais canton, Switzerland (altitude 1604 m) with a mountain spur of the Gornergrat (3089 m height). The second highest (after Jungfrau) railway in Europe. One of the main tourist attractions of Zermatt.