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Amenities Les Marécottes

last updated: September 24, 2012

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 1100 m
Inhabitants - total: 1400
In the mountains  X 
Accessible by train / narrow-gauge train / mountain railway  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Local bus with regular schedule (all year round)  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 3 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 6
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 250
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 1400
Group lodging - total beds: 4000
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Holidays on a farm  X 
Mountain hut / Alpine hut  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
Fitness trail / Vita-Parcours  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Permanent exhibition  X 
Other information all year round  
Good to Know Spectacular. Naturally. Located only 15 minutes from Martigny in the Valais, Les Marécottes is also a short 50 minutes from Chamonix, France along the spectacular Mont Blanc Express cogwheel railway.
Mountain railways - info phone: 027.761.31.02
Highlight / Special offers Summer:  
Top News / Special offers summer Nature at your doorstep. Overlooked by constructions activities, Les Marécottes offers a 4 season paradise for alpine enthusiasts of all ages. Over 500km of walking, hiking and biking trails, a protected wildlife reserve, rare species of alpine flora and fauna and a unique panorama overlooking the Mont Blanc and the Rhone Valley.
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 935 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 1777 m
Local transport installations in summer - total: 3
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 1777 m
Cogwheel trains in summer - total: 1
Gondolas in summer - total: 1
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 250 km marked
Nordic Walking/Running 150 km
Mountainbike slopes 50 km marked
Climbing wall, marked / Via Ferrata  X 
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities  X 
"""Other """"in"""" sports (summer):""" Canyoning (3 magnifiques canyons), VTT, escalade, promenades en nature et parapente en vol biplace
Other information for summer  
Camping ground in summer  X 
Natural sights: Zoo alpin des Marécottes Piscine naturelle dans la roche Gorges du Dailley Sentier Nature
Cultural sights: Sentier Marconi et exposition Marconi
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Sentier du Pain. Route des diligences. Sentier Nature. Sentier de Salanfe. Sentier Marconi. Sentier des Gorges du Dailley aux Granges
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL
Top News / New infrastructure winter  
Top News winter: Les Marécottes provides a safe and worry-free ski holiday for parents and their budding ski champions! Located between Chamonix, Verbier and Les Portes du Soleil, Les Marécottes enjoys consistent snowfalls and is a haven for off-piste enthusiasts.
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1
Detailed local Weather Link
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: La Creusaz
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1777 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 2200 m
Price one day pass adult 41 CHF
Price one day pass children 21 CHF
Familien Reduktion  X 
Snow sports school (phone.) 079.351.07.71
Ski bus  X 
Local transport installations in winter - total: 4
Subregional transport installations - total: 7
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 2200 m
Snow conveyor - number: 0
Cogwheel trains - total: 1
Funiculars - total: 0
Gondolas - total: 1
Chairlifts - total: 1
Skilifts - total: 1
Babylift - Number: 1
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: 027.761.31.10
Point of measure ski area bottom 1770 m
Point of measure ski area top 2220 m
Number of slopes: 7
Local ski slopes 25 km marked
Downhill slopes in local ski area with snow canons 0 km
Alpine ski area with skipass subregion 150 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 20 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 55 % intermediates
Level of difficulty of slopes 25 % advanced
Snowboard - info phone: 027.761.31.10
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross country comments 2 secteurs de pistes de ski de fond ouverts durant toute la saison selon l'enneigement.
Cross-country skiing - info phone: 027.761.31.01
Altitude of cross-country ski area, from 900 m
Altitude of cross-country ski area, up to 1400 m
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 10 km local
Cross-country skiing slopes 10 km subregion
Cross-country skiing slope, illuminated at night 1 km
Winter hiking trails 30 km marked and prepared
Highest winter hiking trail 1300 m
Snowshoe trail 30 km marked
Tobogganing - Info phone: 027.761.31.10
Tobogganing installations - total: 1
Tobogganing installations - total length:m 7500
Total difference in altitude of all installations 700 m
Tobogganing slopes (toboggans only) total 7500 m maintained
Tobogganing trails total 7500 m marked
Tobogganing by night, illuminated 0
Public transportation to tobogganing installation  X 
Toboggan rental possible  X 
Families / children - in winter  
Children's snowpark, maintained  X 
Other information for winter  
Camping ground in winter  X 
"""Other """"in"""" sports (winter):""" Promenades en raquettes à neige Parapente en vol biplace Luge
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL
Data as announced by the local station responsible for all the updates and are without warranty of any kind.