Intercontinental Church Society, Zermatt

4.3
#3 of 10 in Historic Sites in Zermatt
Revisit the times of the first Alpine pioneers and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere at Intercontinental Church Society. Perched on a ledge overlooking the village of Zermatt, this quaint church dates back to the 19th century, when it was built for the resort's English visitors who used the town as a base camp for conquering the mighty Matterhorn. Today it serves as an important monument to Zermatt's history. Step inside to see several memorial plaques commemorating mountaineers; Reverend Charles Hudson, who lost his life during the first ascent of the Matterhorn, is buried underneath the altar. Services in English are held regularly. The church's cemetery is another historical site worth visiting. Take a look at our Zermatt day trip planning site to schedule your visit to Intercontinental Church Society and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Pretty much anywhere you stand in town you can see the church’s spire. On our third day in town we decided it was worth a 10 minute stop into the church. I am glad we did. It’s really quite beautiful ...  more »
  • Typical mountain church and were yet amazed at their size. The cemetery with all the fallen climber is very special.
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