Situated at 1300 m, on a sunny south-facing terrace high above the Rhone valley, the holiday resort of Villars-sur-Ollon in the heart of the Vaud Alps enjoys breathtaking views of the Dents-du-Midi and the Mont Blanc massif and as far as Lake Geneva.
Nendaz lies on a sunny terrace above the Rhone Valley near Sitten (Sion), the capital of the Valais. In winter it has everything a winter sports enthusiast could want, being at the heart of the ‘Four Valleys’ ski region with its 92 transport facilities. During the warmer seasons, it is a holiday resort popular with bikers and hikers.
The story of Heidi is told on display boards with pictures along the well-prepared Heidi Path, which offers a clear view of all the places Johanna Spyri described in her classic book.
From Somtgant to Savognin, non-stop down the mountain. On the 7.5-kilometer toboggan run, one easily tackles a 897 meter vertical drop.