Located on a plateau overlooking the Rhone valley and the city of Sierre, the ski resort of Crans-Montana is among the most prestigious in the Valais. Its diverse clientele account as well of the families of the members of the jet set, the students and athletes of all levels. Made up of two villages, Crans-sur-Sierre and Montana, the resort offers a skiable area fantastic, numerous activities, animations all the year, a lively cultural and rich artistic... Impossible to get bored!
The ski area of Crans-Montana is one of the most beautiful in Switzerland : between the station, to 1500, to the glacier of the Plaine-Morte at 3,000 m, it deploys 140 km of slopes, of which 17 blue runs (55 km), 20 red pistes (70 km) and 4 black runs (15 km). The tracks are well-appointed and large enough to allow the “coexistence” between skiers and snowboarders. They will be able to take pleasure in the snowpark has been specially developed for the thrills!
The founders have 6 tracks of cross-country skiing “classic” or “skating”, totalling 19.5 km. Note that the track called “Golf” (7 km) grants you the privilege to ski on a golf course covered in snow! Hikers have the choice between nine tracks of hiking and five snowshoe trails. The luge track is located on the golf course at Snow Island
Non-ski, the resort offers a range of activities bloated : ice-skating, tennis, golf, bowling, paintball, hot air ballooning, paragliding, squash, badminton, horse-sleigh... On earth or in the air, “indoor” or outside, you will find activities to your liking!
Crans-Montana is a resort to the rich cultural life, including art galleries, the museum of the Grand Lens, a Congress centre, a cinema... All the winters are held two music festivals : les semaines musicales de Crans-Montana, the Caprices festival dedicated to electronic music.
The winter in Crans-Montana is punctuated by many events : the world cup of alpine skiing takes place often. The Carnival, in February, is the occasion of a great celebration with a parade and plenty of entertainment for young and old. The Night of the Snow is a charity gala is organized every year in February.
The accommodation offer is very rich : hotels in every category, some with wellness centre, chalet and apartments to rent, mountain lodgings... Don't hesitate to go and visit the many cheese factories, wineries and chocolate shops around to discover the local products!