Valais is one of the top ski regions in the world, packed with chic four-star hotels and luxurious retreats where you can kick back, have fun and forget about your worries for a while. It’s also the sunniest place in Switzerland, with 300 days of sun every year. So if you’re looking for a four-star sports break with style, a romantic luxury getaway in stunning scenery or a family holiday guaranteed to keep the kids happy, then booking a four-star hotel in Valais could be a very good move.
Top Winter Sports Resorts
The fashionable resorts of Valais are international hotspots for superb skiing and snowboarding alongside unrivalled après-ski. Book a four-star room in Europe’s highest ski resort, Zermatt, and the magnificent Matterhorn, soaring high above the village, will be the breath-taking backdrop to your Swiss mountain break. Find a four-star place to stay close to Verbier’s ski slopes, boutique shops and champagne bars to see why this alpine town is so popular with the well to do. Wherever you stay in Valais, try out glacier skiing at the height of summer on the pistes around Saas-Fee, and you might even catch a glimpse of the international sports teams doing their summer training. For those who prefer a more sedate way to enjoy the winter scenery, Rothorn cable car, the slow-moving Glacier Express and the six funiculars in Valais give you unforgettable views and often drop you off at a mountain-top restaurant.
Explore Valais from Your Four-Star Hotel
When you visit Valais expect a treat for all your senses, from the spectacular sights of lush alpine meadows and craggy snow-capped peaks to the delicious tastes of traditional local dishes and internationally-renowned restaurants. And there are plenty of other unique experiences you can try out from your four-star Valais hotel. Tee off on some of the most spectacular golf courses in the world at Crans-Montana. Sooth away the aches and pains in the famous thermal baths in Leukerbad. Or venture into the heart of a glacier on the highest underground train in the world, which leads to the largest ice grotto at Mittelallalin. Astounding sculptures, exhibitions and art installations await you. An absolute must-see before heading back to your four-star hotel.