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last updated: April 13, 2012

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 510 m
Inhabitants - total: 30252
City  X 
Country side  X 
By a lake  X 
In the mountains  X 
Accessible by train / narrow-gauge train / mountain railway  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Local bus with regular schedule (all year round)  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 2 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 17
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 525
Group lodging - total beds: 86
Youth hostel  X  Member SYH
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Backpacker / Low-Budget Hotel  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
Fitness trail / Vita-Parcours  X 
Finnish runway / ash trail  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Permanent exhibition  X 
Concerts, regularly organized  X 
City-tour, organized, on foot  X 
City-tour, organized, by bus  X 
Other information all year round  
Good to Know Walk of Discovery - The Tourist office has drawn up a Walk of Discovery which will give the visitor the opportunity to appreciate its wealth of sights and its historical centre of great beauty. The walk consists of 14 locations of interest which you can visit at your leisure. Signs on the ground will help you find them - Suggested point of depature : the Tourist office - Length : 2.3 km (1.5 mi) Duration : approx. 1.15 hr
Highlight / Special offers Summer:  
Top News / Special offers summer
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 61 km marked
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 10 km
Biking trails within Destination 33 km marked
Biking in Switzerland, town/resort along the way  X 
Beach volleyball terrain, public 2 Number
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities  X 
Roller and Skating slopes 11.2 km marked
"""Other """"in"""" sports (summer):""" Parc Aventure / Sionroule / Swissraft Activity
Other information for summer  
Camping ground in summer  X 
Families / children - in summer  
Children's animation, organized  X 
Other information for summer  
Natural sights: Montorge
Cultural sights: Centre historique de la vieille ville
Technical sights: Parc Aventure
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Balade découverte / Bisse de Clavau / Bisse de Lentine / Bisse de Montorge
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL
Top News / New infrastructure winter  
Top News winter:
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Jardin des neiges
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 510 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 510 m
Snow sports school (phone.) +41 (0)27 323 55 25
Local transport installations in winter - total: 1
Skilifts - total: 1
Alpine Skiing  
Local ski slopes 0.1 km marked
Slopes for night skiing, illuminated 0.1 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 50 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 50 % intermediates
Tobogganing - Info phone: +41 (0)27 323 55 25
Tobogganing installations - total: 1
Tobogganing installations - total length:m 100
Tobogganing slopes (toboggans only) total 100 m maintained
Snow canons for tobogganing installation  X 
Toboggan rental possible  X 
Families / children - in winter  
Children's snowpark, maintained  X 
Children's day-care, organized  X 
Other information for winter  
Camping ground in winter  X 
"""Other """"in"""" sports (winter):""" Patinoire de plein air à Tourbillon
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.