Verbier

Switzerland’s Verbier, perched on a sunny plateau, has maintained its charm as an alpine village.
A freeride paradise and the biggest ski area of Switzerland with 410 km of ski runs, the resort is a must for skiers and snowboarders. Summer options are appealing too: Verbier is a huge playground for those interested in mountain biking and hiking. A rich cultural agenda, events throughout the year, shopping, gastronomy, history and nightlife are just some of the many aspects that will make your stay in Verbier unforgettable.

Overview

Verbier and the Val de Bagnes are destinations synonymous with fun, inspiration and surpassing one’s limits. Promoted as “Pure Energy” this destination is the gateway to the 4 Vallées ski area.

It offers an exceptional Alpine setting and something for everyone. Alongside its 410km of pistes and snow parks it features activities including ski touring, heli-skiing, night ski touring, first tracks, dog sledding, show-shoe experiences and cross country skiing.

Heralded as the capital of winter fun, the Verbier and Val De Banes region caters to the active traveller – from beginners to experts. Freeriders are not forgotten and can find thrills with specially marked routes/trails in what is the largest network of ski runs in Switzerland. From a family holiday to the active traveller sports holiday or just to enjoy with friends, Verbier is a destination to exceed expectations with its vistas and facilities – on and off the slopes.

The 4 Vallées is the largest ski area in Switzerland and connects the resorts of Verbier, La Tzoumaz and Bruson as well as Nendaz, Veysonnaz and Thyon. Ideal for all levels of skiers – beginners enjoy the gentle slopes at the resort and the experts can let loose on the (18) groomed freeride routes.

Verbier’s snowpark features multitudes of modules (kickers, rails, boxes) and enjoys the benefit of guaranteed snow. It is suited to all levers an provides freestylers maximum fun!

Mountain Statistics

Statistics

Top Elevation 3,330Metres
Village Elevation  Metres
Vertical Drop 1,830 Metres
Skiable Terrain 150 km
Lifts 84 lifts
Runs 410kms
Ave Annual Snowfall Metres
Terrain Beginner 35 runs
Terrain Intermediate 39 runs
Terrain Advanced 14 runs
Terrain Expert runs
Ski in / Ski out Yes

Getting There

Getting  to Verbier

Verbier is easily accessible from three international airports all within a 1-3 hour drive.

  • Genève
  • Zürich
  • Sion

Other Activities

Despite the region being especially well-known for its great skiing, it also offers many other alternatives to mountain fans. Whether you’re after athletic, fun, rejuvenating or relaxing activities, come and check out the many options on offer in Verbier.

  • Snowshoeing: 17 trail options in the region.
  • Sled dogs: An original activity. Become a musher for a few hours!
  • Bobsledding: the longest bobsled run in Western Switzerland at La Tzoumaz.
  • Paragliding: admire the region from the skies.
  • Escape room: Try to get out of it in one hour!
  • Verbier Sports Centre: the complex is undergoing a major renovation and transformation and will soon offer a range of top-notch activities.
  • Spas.
  • Museum.

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