Take a virtual trip to the Swiss Alps with this clip! Watch the full episode: https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/video/tv-show/swiss-alps Zermatt is a small town of 6,000 that hosts nearly two million visitors each year. It has more hotel beds than residents, and nearly everyone earns a living from tourists, who flock here for a peek at the magnificent Matterhorn. You can still find pockets of traditional charm if you wander off the main path, including 200-year-old houses and impromptu folk music performances. More info about travel to Switzerland: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/switzerland
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