Verbier – A Mecca For The Alpine Enthusiast

Verbier is a world-renowned ski resort located in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. Just 1.5 hr drive from Geneva it attracts both the city slickers getting away for the weekend and international visitors arriving at Geneva airport. The resort is lively and fashionable, with an eclectic mix of inhabitants and visitors from the very wealthy, attracted by the high-class Verbier luxury ski chalets, to the powder hound coming to explore the extensive off-piste opportunities that Verbier has to offer. Verbier is part of the 4 Valles ski domain which covers 410km of ski pistes and serviced by 89 lifts which link the resorts of Verbier, La Tzoumaz and Bruson, as well as Nendaz, Veysonnaz and Thyon.

But Verbier is not just for the ski and snowboard enthusiast. The resort has developed a wealth of activities for both the winter and summer months. In winter it is possible to enjoy skiing, snowboarding, paragliding, speed flying, sledge dog rides, ski touring and snowshoe walking. The list of activities and events available in Verbier during the summer is developing to become just as impressive: fantastic thermalling for the expert flyer and paragliding pilot training courses for those new to the sport, exhilarating downhill mountain biking and more scenic mountain bike trails assisted by the lift system, hiking, glacial walking, attending the two week Verbier music festival and the international horse show jumping competition are just the beginning! How about trying canyoning or swing across a valley suspended on a pendulum or zip line!

The infamous resort of Verbier has expanded to include a huge range of apartments, chalets and hotels, but it has become best known for its catered chalet and apartment holidays. Good value Verbier catered chalet or Verbier apartment packages including cooked breakfast, afternoon tea and a three course evening meal with wine start at around 499 (750chf) per person, and there are some great last minute chalet deals currently available. For those looking for a special touch of luxury, Verbiers luxury ski chalets have everything that you could ask for. The highest level of service, Michelin starred chefs, the most luxurious alpine interiors, indoor pools and spas, Verbiers range of luxury ski chalets and apartments offer it all. Starting at 9,350 (14,000chf) per week for a luxury catered chalet the possibilities are infinite.

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