Matterhorn region

The Matterhorn Region or canton of “Valais” is located in Southwestern Switzerland and is home to the most famous mountain in the world: the Matterhorn, located above Zermatt. However, the region offers so much more. Think outside of the box and discover the wide range of products and destinations in the region:
* Aletsch Arena, home to the longest glacier in the Alps
* Barryland, the museum dedicated to the St. Bernard dogs
* Brig-Simplon, cultural hub of the region and the perfect base for day trips in the region and Italy
* Glacier Express, the “slowest express train in the world,” which connects Zermatt to St. Moritz
* Gornergrat Bahn, Europe’s highest open-air cog railway with excellent views of the Matterhorn
* Leukerbad, the largest thermal bath and wellness resort in the Alps
Région Dents du Midi – Portes du Soleil, the largest international ski area in the world
* Saas-Fee, year-round skiing and dining at the highest revolving restaurant in the world
* Verbier, year-round outdoor paradise for mountain bikers, paragliders and skiers/snowboarders


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