If you’re looking for adrenalin-fuelled days on the piste and fun-filled nights on the town, then Verbier is your place to stay in Valais. Popular with everyone from students to celebrities, Verbier has accommodation to suit your style and budget. Book a bunk at a cheap and cheerful hostel for a comfy place to get some shut eye. Check into a traditional chalet to enjoy a break with the whole family. Or stay in a designer boutique suite to experience the high-end glamour of Verbier for yourself.
Stay close to the Slopes in Verbier
Without doubt the main thing that draws visitors to Verbier is the snow. The resort is perched on a sunny open plateau surrounded by some of the finest skiing and snowboarding spots in the world. Choosing a hotel in Verbier puts you in a perfect place to explore the Four Valleys ski region, with 250 miles of runs and 89 ski lifts within easy reach. Both beginner and expert winter-sports enthusiasts flock to the slopes during the main ski season, but only the most adventurous take on the challenge of the renowned Mont-Fort black runs. Non-skiers staying in Verbier in winter can try out the six-mile toboggan run, give sledding a go, set off exploring on a snowshoe walk and, of course, make the most of the resort’s bars, restaurants and spas.
Get Out and About around Verbier
Verbier sits in the Val de Bagnes to the west of the Valais region, about half-an-hour’s drive from Martigny. Its elevated position makes it an alpine wonderland and no matter what time of year you visit, you’ll find a whole range of activities available close to your Verbier hotel. Hikers can explore the stunning natural landscapes on hundreds of miles of trails offering spectacular waterfalls and lake and mountain views. Mountain biking, climbing, paragliding and golf are also popular pastimes. In the height of summer, classical music becomes the focus at the Verbier Festival. And wherever you choose to stay in Verbier, don’t miss the chance to taste the delicious local delicacies including cheese, rye bread, sausages and honey.