Resort of the valais Alps, the resort of Marécottes is located in the valley of Trient, between Chamonix, Verbier and the Doors of the Sun, above the town of Martigny. The altitude of the bottom of the cradle is from 1 to 100 metres and 2 200 metres in the top of it. It offers an exceptional panorama on the Mont-Blanc and the swiss Alps. It is an ideal place for families thanks to its calm and its convisialité that for lovers of off-piste, who will be able to benefit from the support of the guides present on-site. She seduces in addition to long-time photographers, professional riders, and mountain guides.
Enjoying a snow-100% natural thanks to its high altitude, it offers 25 kilometres of pistes, of which over half are classified as blue ; 25% of them are red, and the remaining 20% are classified as black. It has a gondola, a chairlift, a ski lift and a carpet of transportation for children.
Non-skiers can also spend a very pleasant stay thanks to a variety of activities. The field of Marécottes has a toboggan run of 7 km, a natural ice rink and itineraries with snowshoes. Many hiking trails, winter connect the station to nearby villages and used to browse through the gorges of the Trient, Black Head and Triège.
A alpine zoo of 35 000 m2, located at an altitude of 1100 meters, complete the offer of leisure, and allows you to observe the wildlife of the alpine in its natural environment : wolves, foxes, bears, lynx, wild boar, chamois, deer, marmots but also birds, including several rare species.
Two restaurants are present on the slopes : the Refreshment Hut and the restaurant The Creusaz. The restaurant allows you to discover local products and the local cuisine on a terrace with a view on the mountains : fondue, raclette, rostis in the Alps, meat on a slate.