Verbier

Valais

Verbier - 4 Vallées - Les Attelas

Verbier - 4 Vallées - Les Attelas

Verbier - 4 Vallées - Chalet Carlsberg

Verbier - 4 Vallées - Chalet Carlsberg

Verbier - 4 Vallées - Savoleyres

Verbier - 4 Vallées - Savoleyres

Verbier - 4 Vallées - Mont-Gelé

Verbier - 4 Vallées - Mont-Gelé

Verbier - 4 Vallées - La Croix de Coeur

Verbier - 4 Vallées - La Croix de Coeur

Verbier - 4 Vallées - Fontanay

Verbier - 4 Vallées - Fontanay

Verbier - 4 Vallées - Médran - Arrivée des pistes de ski

Verbier - 4 Vallées - Médran - Arrivée des pistes de ski

Verbier lies ten kilometers to the east of Martigny and is part of the skiing region "4 Vallées". Situated at an elevation of 1500 meters above sea level, Verbier is a vacation destination with a sunny and attractive landscape. The town 's houses are built in the typical Swiss chalet style.

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The chalets of Verbier offer over 25,000 opportunities for overnight stays. Furthermore, it has innumerable opportunities for sports. Verbier is thus an ideal location for large sports events such as Ski World Cups, Paragliding World Championships, Junior Ski World Championships, Tour de Suisse and Tour de France.

400 kilometers of hiking trails, 200 kilometers of mountain bike pistes as well as two golf courses lure visitors to the village in the summer. In the winter Verbier, along with five other villages, turns into the winter sports mecca of "4 Vallées", Four Valleys. Mountain peaks such as Mont Fort (at 3330 meters above sea level the highest vantage point of the region) and 410 kilometers of pistes are made accessible by means of 90 lifts and trains.

Summer

There are 400 km of hiking trails, and experienced hikers can follow the tracks of the chamois through this mountain world, which is covered in snow even in summer. For those looking for more action there is climbing, paragliding down to the valley and 200 km of mountain bike piste. A trip aboard the mountain railway to the peak of Mont Fort with its impressive panorama from the Matterhorn to Mont Blanc is a must. Golfers will find two exciting courses and the modern sports centre offers saunas, tennis, squash and curling whatever the weather.

Highlights

  • Mont-Fort: glacier at 3330 m and the highest point in this ski resort. Black piste from the summit.
  • Mont Gelé: this mountain station is situated at an altitude of 3023 m and is accessible by cableway from Les Attelas.
  • Grosser St. Bernhard: the pass is situated at 2469 m and the 70 km-long pass road links Martigny in Switzerland with Aosta in Italy.
  • Martigny: Celtic tribes, Romans and Napoleon’s troops have all left their marks in this little Valais town. Several archaeological digs offer an interesting glimpse into the history of the settlement.
  • Durnand Gorge: as you pass through tunnels, up steps and along galleries you can hear the river thunder and roar through this narrow gorge with its towering rock faces to the right and left of the Durnand.

Top Events

  • O’Neill Xtreme by Swatch: the world’s top freeriders demonstrate their skills at dizzy heights on slopes, rocky cliffs and in narrow gorges (March).
  • Glacier Patrol: this bi-annual high alpine world competition is a real challenge for all participants and runs from Zermatt or Arolla to Verbier (April).
  • Verbier Festival & Academy: many big names in classical music gather at this festival to share their skill with young talents from all over the world (July/August).

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Combined offer: journey using public transport and leisure offer (also for existing tickets) to Verbier

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