Are you visiting Verbier or planning to go there and want to know the best attractions the region has to offer?
In the heart of the 4 Valleys area, Verbier is a dream destination for skiing holidays. But the city’s tourism potential goes far beyond its luxury resorts.
From skiing to golf, mountain biking and e-bike trails, we reveal 3 of the best activities to do during a stay at the famous resort of Verbier.
Anyone who wants to spend unforgettable moments cannot leave Verbier without going to their ski resort. It is located in the 4 Valleys, which is the largest ski area in Switzerland and one of the largest in Europe.
Skiing is the main attraction in the region and many visitors make the trip to Verbier just to take advantage of the off-piste skiing possibilities offered by the resort. With more than 400 km of ski slopes, Verbier has something for ski enthusiasts of all levels.
Beginners can try the experience on the Moulin and Les Esserts routes which are slopes specially designed for beginner skiers. As for advanced and experienced skiers, they can find what they are looking for on the Mont Fort piste and the off-piste routes of Mont Gelé, Vallon d’Arbi and Tortin. Besides skiing, snowboarding and dog sledding are other attractions offered by the resort.
Another interesting activity to include in your program of things to do during your stay in Verbier are mountain biking trails. Verbier is renowned for being the paradise of Swiss mountain biking.
Indeed, the region has multiple bike parks, some of which are among the most famous in the world, no less than 800 km of cross-country and enduro routes, as well as downhill and winter freeride routes. Something to satisfy any fan of mountain biking, extreme sports and thrills.
Some of the best courses are in the areas of Verbier, Val de Bagne and Tzoumaz. In addition to the mountain bike routes, cycling enthusiasts and cyclists passing through Verbier can try the Tour des Stations, the most difficult cycling race in the world. Or visit the Verbier E-bike Festival for its electric bike tests and discovery tours.
To play golf
Finally, you can take advantage of your stay in Verbier to play golf. From the ski resort, to mountain biking trails to the golf club, you can easily ensure your trips between these activities, with your private driver. A reference place for practicing in the region is the Golf Club de Verbier (GCV).
Whether you are an aspiring golfer or a swing pro, the GCV welcomes you alone or with your family for a break of pure pleasure. It is a mountain golf club which is located at an altitude of more than 1500 m and which offers 2 courses.
You will have the choice between the 18-hole Esserts course on the heights of Verbier which offers breathtaking views of the Alps or the 18-hole Pitch Putt des Moulin course, near Verbier station.