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Tasch Zermatt

Discussion in 'Europe' started by Johnb007, Feb 4, 2019.

  1. Johnb007

    Johnb007 Addicted

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    Anybody stayed there? Is the train shuttle service part of the ski lift ticket? I have found a place there but if it costs 50CHF return every day, it makes the accommodation expensive.
     
  2. andrew7

    andrew7 Hard Yards

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    Was in Zermatt January last year: magnificent resort. Part of the charm to mine was staying in Zermatt proper which is a beautiful village and gives access to the 3 main lifted areas. Adding an (expensive albeit short) train ride each day doesn't make much sense to me. I think ponying up the extra $ to stay in the village is worth the spend. We found some semi-reasonable airbnb accommodation in a central location which didn't break the bank (bearing in mind Zermatt is an expensive resort mainly due to the strong Swiss franc and high tech/super modern lift system). If you're looking to save some $ consider staying on the Italian side of the Matterhorn # Cervinia, facilities/lifting no comparison and more mellow terrain but worth considering.
     
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  3. Johnb007

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    I like Zermatt and really want to be on that side of the hill. So I am just trying to look at options. And yes it is expensive but also magnificent.
     
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    Beerman One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Tasch is no more than a huge car park for travellers from all over Europe. Stay in Zermatt it's worth it. There used to be a Youth Hostel there, with relatively cheap accommodation. It's still Switzerland and Zermatt, so not cheap.
     
  5. Apresski

    Apresski Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    When are you going?
     
  6. Johnb007

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    I have bailed on Zermatt. Just booked a place in Meribel. It was with a group in a chalet 1/2 board. It will be a relaxing holiday with airport transfers etc. Zermatt next year.
     
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