Verbier

Valais

Verbier - 4 Vallées - La Croix de Coeur

Verbier - 4 Vallées - La Croix de Coeur

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 - Fontanay

Verbier - 4 Vallées - Fontanay

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

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

Verbier - 4 Vallées - Mont-Gelé

Verbier - 4 Vallées - Mont-Gelé

Verbier, the most cosmopolitan holiday resort in Valais, is situated on a sunny plateau and offers a unique panoramic view of the Mont-Blanc and the Combins massif.

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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.

In winter, the extraordinary skiing region offers limitless pleasure for advanced skiers from all over the world as well as for beginners. In summer, mountainbike and hiking enthusiasts can choose from among numerous marked trails. The alpine village has countless activities in store for families, senior citizens and young people alike: paragliding, heliski, sledding, golf, museums, and local produce to try.

Summer

There are 500 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 826 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, with a breathtaking view
  • Mont-Gelé – situated at an altitude of 3023 m, accessible by cable car from Les Attelas, one of the famous departure points for some spectacular off-slope skiing.
  • The protected nature landscapes of the Haut Val de Bagnes – the second largest natural reserve of Switzerland covering 150 km2. Visit the Mauvoisin arch dam, the highest in Europe (250 m) and its theme trail, and enjoy the splendid view of the Mauvoisin lake and its steep waterfalls.
  • The Bagnes AOP cheese and other regional products – learn about the production of the Bagnes cheese and taste a traditional Raclette AOC at the end of the day. Buy a Corbeille d’Entremont basket filled with various delicacies: AOC rye bread, Entremont sausages, air-dried meat, Entremont honey, and much more to entice your palate! Don’t miss out on the autumn event: Bagnes, the Raclette Capital.

Top Events

  • Swatch Xtreme Verbier by The North Face: 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).
  • Grand Raid – mountainbike race between Verbier and Grimentz, 125 km and 5'025 m difference in altitude (August).

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

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