Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Zermatt

Gornergrat Railway
The Gornergrat Railway is where you'll find the cogwheel train; as a functioning museum piece, it'll take you up the mountain in old school-style.
Toboggan Runs
The toboggan runs in Zermatt can be fun, but they're also used by skiers and snowboarders so check beforehand.
Fluhalp
Chalet chic is all the rage, and it's no more evident than at Fluhalp; with one of the best terraces in Zermatt, there's no better place to enjoy a sundowner.
The T Bar
Found in the basement of The Hotel Pollux, The T Bar is where the apres-ski party's at with live music and a rowdy crowd of young revellers.
North Wall
As the ultimate insider's hangout, the North Wall is where resort workers flock to unwind after long shifts tending to demanding ski bunnies.
Pizzeria Roma
Pizzeria Roma serves the tastiest, widest, fattest pizzas in the region. What's not to love?
Sparky’s
Cheap 'n' cheerful Sparky's offers mouthwatering meat and other cheap eats in an intimate, non-smoking atmosphere. Bliss.
Grampis
Far from gourmet grub, Grampis offers perfect pizzas; forget about high-end and enjoy this place for what it is.
Chez Gaby
Despite the lack of obvious kitchen, Chezy Gaby serves the kind of meat that would please even the most bloodthirsty of carnivores.
Hotel Alex
The Hotel Alex has all the makings of an Hg2 favourite, with an in-house swimming pool and tennis courts; the rooms aren't half bad, either. In fact, they're rather lovely.
Hotel Bahnhof
Hotel Bahnhof is something of an institution in Zermatt, with a location beside the railway station and dormitory rooms that cater to the student crowd. Who said you can't ski on a shoestring?
Coeur des Alpes
Coeur des Alpes is a beautiful bed-and-breakfast, with cosy interiors and impeccable service.

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