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There is a few things you should know about Zermatt hostels and the city in general. Besides comparing you the best and cheapest hostels in Zermatt, we also highlight what we have liked, disliked and things to look out for.Located in the southern, German-speaking canton (state) of Valais is the picturesque town of Zermatt, Switzerland. Though the town itself only has a population of about six thousand, it can receive up to three times as many tourists at any given time. Zermatt is unashamedly a tourist destination, with plenty of all the usual tourist traps abound, but do not let that deter you from visiting this magical spot. It's touristy for a reason.
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Here is a few more tips from the community. Other travelers share their best tips on backpacking Zermatt:
It's spectacular. You can ski across the border to Italy and back for a great day out.
Broken Barrel's the best club in Zermatt.
The main reasons people come to Zermatt are for the Matterhorn and the skiing. There are great views of the Matterhorn and other mountains from the town (and better views from Kleine Matterhorn and Gornergrat) and most of the skiing is in the difficult range.