Vercorin, a resort for the whole family and all the winter activities
The village of Vercorin, located in the Val d'anniviers, is the starting point of a ski area culminating at altitudes between 1330m and 2330m. This mountain village has many chalets and an authentic old granary grain wood whose charm enchants visitors, particularly in winter. To access it, multiple solutions: by car, by post bus from Sierre or by a cable car from Chalais.
With its 11 ski lifts, you can enjoy during any season of 35 km of trails. The ski area also offers the possibility to access the wider area of the Val d'anniviers, which offers 220km of pistes. Skiers and snowboarders in search of more excitement that the simple slip may take advantage of the huge, and fans of off-road will appreciate the freeride area, reserved for them only for more security. The more young people will benefit from the presence of a ski school, where they will be supported and trained.
For those oriented more towards endurance, Vercorin has 16km of cross-country ski trails through the breathtaking scenery of the Val d'anniviers.
Vercorin also offers many activities for non-skiers, so that the whole family can enjoy the resort. Thus, several areas allow you to take advantage of the snowy slopes for sledging. It should be noted that the village offers two areas reserved for children, one of which is inside the village, allowing them to slide safely.
To enjoy at its own pace, of scenery, 34 km of trails for snowshoeing and 18km of hiking in winter or seal-skin to keep the walkers beginner and seasoned. The winter garden of the Lavioz, beyond providing a training ground for the Swiss Ski School of Vercorin offers a space for recreation that will suit the whole family. Parents can even relax at the bar while watching their children enjoy the entertainment of winter. Note the presence of a natural ice rink, open throughout the week, in the winter garden.
Vercorin, finally, proposes a twofold solution to enjoy the scenery of the Val d'anniviers, taking the height: not only the station has recently set up a new gondola, but it also offers an activity of paragliding in the winter, for all ages and all levels, thanks to its training school and paragliding. Everyone will be able to enjoy the high quality of the winds of the area and beautiful scenery on an altitude of up to 1800m.