VERBIER IS PERCHED ON A SUNNY SOUTHWEST FACING PLAIN, ABOVE THE VAL DE BAGNES, SURROUNDED BY GLACIERS AND ALPINE ENVIRONMENT. WORLD RENOWNED AS WINTER AND SUMMER DESTINATION FOR IT'S EXTENSIVE AND VARIED PISTE AND TRAIL NETWORK ACCOMPANIED BY BREATHTAKING PANORAMIC VIEWS.
"A youthful and sporty clientele flocks to Verbier, the main resort in Switzerland’s largest ski area, the Four Valleys, which has runs suited for experts, novices, and every skier in between as well as a sunny, stunning landscape and buzzy après-ski scene."
David Noton for Conde Nast Traveller,
The best ski resorts of Europe
"Come wearing either a party hat or powder skis; there’s never a dull moment at this resort."
Pippa Middleton for Vanity Fair, The Powder And The Glory
WINTER ACTIVITIES IN VERBIER
One single ticket will provide you with an access to the biggest ski area in Switzerland: Verbier, Nendaz, Veysonnaz, Thyon and La Tzoumaz, altogether 410 km of pistes & 89 ski lifts.
The highest point of the resort is the Mont-Fort summit, at the altitude of 3330m, from where you can enjoy majestic panoramic views, treat yourself with a fondue at the igloo restaurant and descend one of the superb black runs in the Alps.
Verbier is the Swiss capital of freeriding with 11 marked and secured itineraries.
Local tip: Accessible with the cable car from Les Attelas, Mont-Gelé is one of the most spectacular off-piste areas in 4 valleys.
Enjoy a sunny winter landscape on a snowshoe walk, husky-sled, or descent on the second longest toboggan run in the Valais.
410 Km of ski pistes, 89ski lifts, 18 snow shoeing routes, 10 km sledging, 9ski touring routes.
SUMMER ACTIVITIES IN VERBIER
Verbier sits at the edge of second biggest natural reserve in Switzerland, spanning over 150 km2. The natural beauty of the resort in unparalleled and surprisingly different in every season.
There is more than 500 km of signposted hiking and walking trails with different themes such as gastronomic, educational, natural sights ...
Verbier is Whistler of Europe for mountain bikers. With the biggest single trail network in Switzerland spanning over 826 Km and a well-maintained bike park with good trail sortiment from beginner to expert trails, this place is an ultimate dream for every rider and those who wish to enjoy the panoramic views on two wheels.
Verbier offers various other leisure pursuits: 2 golf courses, horse riding parcours, climbing routes, via Ferrata and Cordata, scooters, paragliding and many more.
732 Km of MTB trails, 560 climbing routes, 500km of marked hiking paths, 4via ferratas, 2golf courses.
"Situated in western Switzerland and offering 254 miles of slopes and off-piste zones, Verbier is to Europe what Jackson Hole is to the United States."
Kelley McMillan Manley for National Geographic,
The Top 7 Ski Resorts in Europe Right Now
"Verbier is the main resort in Switzerland’s largest ski area, the 4 Valleys. Thanks to the combination of a sunny, scenic location, exciting terrain and a lively nightlife, it has long attracted a youthful, sporty clientele."
Telegraph Ski and Snowboard, An insider guide
SKI VILLAGE LIFE
The chalets in Verbier are built in the typical Valaisian style, with slate roofs and rich wood paneling. Our carefully selected chalet portfolio is incredibly variable to suit every lifestyle - from a group of friends to family or corporate retreats.
Verbier is a gastronomic paradise that would please every foodie. There is a handful of excellent restaurants to choose from. Whether you are looking for a fine dining Michelin experience to traditional Swiss cuisine to Spanish tapas or a simple ski break on the mountain, look no further.
Chez Dany, Carrefour and Chalet Blanc won't dissappoint you during the lunch break on-piste. In the village La Table d'Adrien, Vieux Verbier and La Grange are not to be missed.
Verbier is infamous when it comes to Après-ski. Our abosulte favorite place to dance carefree is Farinet Après-ski or sipping the bubly rosé at the sunny terrace of Le Rouge. From Après-ski you can continiue the party until early hours in Farm Club or Etoile Le Rouge.
EVENTS IN VERBIER
Polaris Festival – Electronic season opening festival.
New Year's Eve – A must on your bucket list.
Xtreme Verbier – The world’s top freeriders demonstrate their skills at dizzy heights.
Haute Cuisine by W Verbier - Michelin fuelled gastronomic festival with dinners and workshops
Glacier Patrol – This bi-annual high alpine world competition is a real challenge for all participants and runs from Zermatt or Arolla to Verbier.
Verbier Impulse Festival – Pop-rock music festival on the slopes and in the resort of Verbier.
Verbier Festival & Academy – Any big names in classical music gather at this festival to share their skill with young talents from all over the world.
International Show Jumping – the Yearly equestrian event organised in the heart of Verbier.
Swiss Epic – Bi-annual mountain biking race from Verbier to Zermatt.
Raclette Festival – Celebration of 1000-year-old cheese-making tradition, gastronomic experiences, folklore sounds.
LOCAL CULTURE & GASTRONOMY
Valais has a 3,000-year-old tradition of making cheese. Until the recent rise of ski resorts, Vallee was home to small farming communities, relying on the bond with nature and simple life.
With a handful of small, family-owned high alpine fromageries the Bagnes valley is keeping the magic and the tradition alive. One of the fromageries holds the title of the best raclette cheese in Switzerland.
TRAVELLING TO VERBIER
Verbier is located in the Val des Bagnes in the canton of Valais, close to the Italian and French borders as well as other famous mountain destinations such as Zermatt, Cervinia and Chamonix.
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Geneva: 1,5 Hours
Zurich: 3,5 Hours
Milan: 3,5 Hours
Sion: 40 Minutes