The Valais holiday resort of Zinal is situated at an altitude of 1670 m at the end of the Val d'Anniviers (Eifischtal) where it becomes the Zinal Valley. It nestles amidst this majestic mountain landscape crowned by the 4000-metre-peaks of the Weisshorn,Bishorn, Zinalrothorn, Obergabelhorn, Matterhorn and Dent Blanche.
The Swiss Snow Village in Zinal is located at the starting point of the Sorebois pistes. You have to take the aerial cable car to get there.
An educational footpath is situated in the Zau Zoura forest, uphill from the village of Ayer.