Nestled on a side street, the Europe, is watched over by Marianne and Rudi Julen, and of course, the Matterhorn. This past year their hotel was named 8th best in Switzerland! A great reward for the three generations of Julens’ fine-tooth-comb care. Their 38-room alpine-design hotel has a spa with a whirlpool, Finnish and organic herbal saunas, steam bath, and more than ten types of treatments. Guests Guests can enjoy their beautiful paneled bar and fine dining experiences in their new Ovis alpine kitchen. And why the omnipresent black-nosed sheep theme throughout the hotel? Because the Julen family is Zermatt’s most renowned shepherds of the black-nosed sheep, and for those who wish, a visit can be arranged.