Ski resort par excellence, in the heart of the 4 Vallées ski area, the largest entirely Swiss ski area, with its 420 km of slopes, Verbier’s little sister is on the rise! Nendaz is full of many black runs and routes, the highest point of which, Le Mont-Fort, located at 3,330 m, will allow you to ski one of the most incredible and long descents in the area, on or off-piste, with more than 1,600 m of vertical drop! It has also become, in recent years, a gem of freeride, notably with the “Nendaz Freeride”, considered to be the best competition in the Freeride World Qualifier. Nendaz is also a friendly Valais village, which will invite you to discover countless small bars and restaurants serving Valais specialties or good French or Italian cuisine. In summer, its hiking network is as vast as the ski area, moreover partially open for hikers, with an infinite number of trails, mountain paths, and no less 98 km of bisses, a considerable part of which can also be traveled. by mountain bike. On hot days, you can take refuge at the edge of its swimming pool, or gain altitude, and why not by experimenting with two-seater paragliding?
Nendaz, in the heart of the 4 Valleys, one of the largest ski areas in Europe!
Valais – Switzerland
Valais is located in the southwest of Switzerland, bordering with France and Italy. Surrounded, in the South, by the Valais chain of the Alps, and in the North, by the Bernese chain, it counts to its credit more than forty 4000. It is thanks to this mountain barrier that this region benefits in particular from a micro-climate offering approx. 300 days a year!
This region of Switzerland, crossed throughout by the Rhône Valley, also reveals a great diversity of landscapes. So you will be able to admire not only its mountains, but also its vines, its endless forests, its meadows, its mountain pastures and its cultures.
Its tourism is mainly based on alpine skiing, thanks to its many ski areas known around the world, including Zermatt and Verbier. In addition, its configuration offers an unlimited choice of other activities, such as mountaineering, paragliding, as well as countless possibilities for hiking, mountain biking, skiing or snowshoeing.
You will also be surprised by the cultural richness of its cities, including Sion, its capital. Valais is also the tradition of wine and good living. Do not hesitate to taste its excellent wine in one of its many cellars. Let us not forget either that it benefits from a tradition of hydrotherapy, and that you will find a large choice of quality establishments there.
How to get there? Very well served by trains, easily accessible by road thanks to its motorway network and its international passes / tunnels, Geneva airport can also be reached in less than 1h30.