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Amenities Sierre-Anniviers

last updated: November 28, 2011

Resort information / access  
Inhabitants - total: 25000
City  X 
Country side  X 
By a lake  X 
In the mountains  X 
Car-free resort (entire resort)  X 
Accessible by train / narrow-gauge train / mountain railway  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by cable car  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Local bus with regular schedule (all year round)  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 1 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 38
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 1320
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 12500
Group lodging - total beds: 1621
Youth hostel  X  Member SYH
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Backpacker / Low-Budget Hotel  X 
Sleeping in the hay  X 
Mountain hut / Alpine hut  X 
Castle with lodging possibility  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
Fitness trail / Vita-Parcours  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Permanent exhibition  X 
Concerts, regularly organized  X 
City-tour, organized, on foot  X 
Families / children - all year round  
Quality label 'Families Welcome'  X 
Other information all year round  
Congress center - capactiy of biggest hall - number of persons: 250
Mountain railways - info phone: 0848848027
Highlight / Special offers Summer:  
Top News / Special offers summer Vercorin's "Adventure Forest" -
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 600 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 2000 m
Local transport installations in summer - total: 5
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 2300 m
Funiculars in summer - total: 1
Cable-cars in summer - total: 1
Gondolas in summer - total: 2
Chairlifts in summer - total: 1
Public boat line in summer  X 
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 1000 km marked
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 50 km
Biking trails within Destination 120 km marked
Mountainbike slopes 800 km marked
Downhill bike slopes 0.5 km marked
Climbing wall, marked / Via Ferrata  X 
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities  X 
Roller and Skating slopes 15 km marked
"""Other """"in"""" sports (summer):""" Parapente, Rafting, Canyoning, Delta, Arapaho, Golf
Other information for summer  
Camping ground in summer  X 
Natural sights: Illgraben à Chandolin, Forêt de Finges, Lac souterrain de Saint-Léonard, Bisses de Vercorin-Chalais-Réchy, Vallon de Réchy
Families / children - in summer  
Children's animation, organized  X 
Other information for summer  
Cultural sights: Mine de cuivre à Zinal, Musée valaisan de la vigne et du vin, Moulins de Saint-Luc
Technical sights: Observatoire François-Xavier Bagnoud à Saint-Luc, Barrage de Moiry
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Chemins des celtes à Vercorin, chemin des planètes à Saint-Luc, promenades botaniques à Chandolin, à la découverte des orchidées à Chandolin, piste des écureuils à Vercorin, circuits hitoriques et vieux village dans tous les lieux, sentier didactique Zau-Zoura à Ayer, à la découverte des plantes sauvages à Grimentz, sur les traces des animaux de nos forêts entre Grimentz et Saint-Jean, circuit des 3 bisses à Vercorin
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL www.rma.ch
Top News / New infrastructure winter  
Top News winter: Chairlift "Chiesso" 4 places, Travolator for beginners, Espace Bien Être, Cebuana Express in Zinal - new disengageable chair-lift 6 places of Tsarva in Grimentz
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1 www.sierre-anniviers.com/index.cfm?Page=BuildPageIntermed&MainMenuId=8&SousMenuId=66
Live Cam 2 www.sierre-anniviers.com/index.cfm?Page=BuildPageIntermed&MainMenuId=8&SousMenuId=66
Detailed local Weather Link www.meteoneige.ch
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Anniviers
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1350 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 3000 m
Price one day pass adult 47 CHF
Price one day pass children 28 CHF
Familien Reduktion  X 
Snow sports school (phone.) 0848 848 027
Ski bus  X 
Local transport installations in winter - total: 44
Subregional transport installations - total: 44
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 3000 m
Cable-cars - total: 1
Snow conveyor - number: 2
Funiculars - total: 1
Gondolas - total: 3
Chairlifts - total: 7
Skilifts - total: 32
Babylift - Number: 8
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: 0900571900
Point of measure ski area bottom 1350 m
Point of measure ski area top 3000 m
Local ski slopes 220 km marked
Downhill slopes in local ski area with snow canons 20 km
Alpine ski area with skipass subregion 220 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 32 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 49 % intermediates
Level of difficulty of slopes 19 % advanced
Alpine ski area surface 1000 m2:
Slope with powder snow(Freeride) 1 km checked and marked
Snow-/Boardercross slopes - total: 3
Race course with automatic timing  X 
Snowboard  
Fun / Obstacle or Snowboard Park - total: 5
Lowest Snowboardpark 1400 m
Highest Snowboardpark 2600 m
Lift for Snowboardpark  X 
Snowboard - info phone: 0900571900
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross-country skiing - info phone: 0848 848 027
Altitude of cross-country ski area, from 1340 m
Altitude of cross-country ski area, up to 2130 m
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 73 km local
Cross-country skiing slopes 73 km subregion
Skating slopes 8 km
Skating trails 8 km marked
Cross-country skiing slope, illuminated at night 8 km
Winter hiking trails 73 km marked and prepared
Snowshoe trail 50 km marked
Tobogganing  
Tobogganing - Info phone: 0848 848 027
Tobogganing installations - total: 5
Tobogganing trails total 8700 m marked
Public transportation to tobogganing installation  X 
Toboggan rental possible  X 
Families / children - in winter  
Children's snowpark, maintained  X 
Children's animation, public  X 
Children's day-care, organized  X 
Other information for winter  
Camping ground in winter  X 
Ice-climbing, organized  X 
Number of Snowtube slopes (Tire-tobogganing) 1
"""Other """"in"""" sports (winter):""" Parapente, freeride, ski hors-pistes, patinoire, visite d'une grotte glaciaire, escalade de cascades de glace
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL www.rma.ch
Data as announced by the local station responsible for all the updates and are without warranty of any kind.